Showing posts with label KeeraiRecipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label KeeraiRecipes. Show all posts

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Vallarai Keerai Poriyal Recipe/Brahmi Leaves Stir Fry Recipe/ Indian Pennywort Thuvaiyal/ Vallarai Keerai Stir Fry with step by step photos

Vallarai is known for its brain boosting abilities and to cure many diseases in Ayurveda and Siddha treatment since the ancient period. Vallarai is used to revitalize the brain and nervous system, increase attention and concentration, and combat aging. The extract from Vallarai is used in treating memory enhancement and neurodegenerative disorders. Vallarai has amazing medicinal properties which help in fighting many diseases. It plays a vital role in treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and brain related problems like insomnia.

Vallarai has wonderful properties, which helps in curing skin problems like eczema, leprosy, psoriasis and ulcers. Vallarai helps in relaxing muscles and alleviates menstrual pain and disorders. It promotes youthful vitality and longevity and prevents early greying of hair. Hair fall and premature greying of hair can be controlled by using vallarai oil which is readily available in Ayurveda shops.

Vallarai acts as a great cure for joint pain or inflammation, rheumatism, arthritis etc. Not just the above mentioned benefits, vallarai has many other medicinal values and properties and the list goes on. The above information is collected from various websites like Wikipedia, ayurvedictalk.com etc. For people who live outside India can buy the vallarai tablets from Ayurveda shops when you visit Chennai and consume it. With this I am going to move on with today’s recipe – Vallarai Keerai Poriyal. Do try out this delicious poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Vallarai Keerai Thuivayal here, other interesting Keerai Recipes here and different types of Keerai Varieties in Tamil & English.

Here’s how to make Vallarai Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Manathakkali Keerai Kootu Recipe/Black Night Shade Kootu Recipe/Manathakkali Paasi Paruppu Kootu with step by step photos & Video

 Manathakkali Keerai/Black Nightshade is loaded with medicinal properties. They are rich in antioxidants, iron, vitamins, minerals and abundant calcium. The amount of phosphorous in it helps in the growth and development of brain and strengthens the nerves. Manathakkali Keerai is an excellent cure for mouth ulcers and stomach ulcers. This kootu is made with manathakkali keerai, moong dal and taste divine. If you are suffering from ulcer then this is yet another recipe that you should have to cure the same. Do try out this Manathakkali Keerai Kootu recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Manathakkali Keerai Recipes here and about other Keerai Varietiesand Keerai Recipes here. Check out the video for the recipe in English & Tamil

Here’s how to make Manathakkali Keerai Kootu with step by step photos... 

Saturday, 16 January 2021

Coriander & Mint Biryani Recipe/Cilantro & Mint Biryani Recipe/Green Biryani Recipe/Kothamalli Pudhina Biryani Recipe –Easy One Pot Meal/Quick Lunch Box Recipe-Video Recipe

 Coriander & Mint Biryani/Green Biryani is a very flavourful, delectable and colourful biryani. This is super healthy and delicious biryani that can be made in a jiffy and packed for lunch or can be served for small or big gatherings at home. Do try out this healthy Kothamalli Pudhina Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting VegetableBiryanis/Pulav/Rice Varieties here. Please check out the Video for recipe in English & English.

Here’s how to make Kothamalli Pudhina Biryani recipe with step by step photos…

Sunday, 3 January 2021

Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai Recipe/Kezhvaragu Murungai Keerai Adai Recipe/Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai/Ragi Adai Recipe/Ragi Murungai KEerai Adai with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai is a very healthy, filling and traditional recipe that is very commonly made in South Indian houses. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai can be served for breakfast or as evening snacks for kids. Ragi/Kezhvaragu is wonderful source of Calcium and protein, it also has considerable amount of iron needed for our body. Drumstick leaves/Murungaikeerai is loaded with Iron, Calcium, Potassium and important Vitamins and minerals needed for our body. Do enjoy the combined benefits of both Ragi and Drumstick leaves together in this Adai and enjoy. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Millet Recipes here , All About Millets here and Starters/Evening Snacks here

Here’s how to make Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Green Chutney Recipe for Sandwiches/Mint & Coriander Chutney Recipe for Sandwiches

Today, I am going to share very simple and basic Green Chutney/Mint & Coriander chutney for sandwiches and Kathi rolls. This basic green chutney can be made very quickly and easily in no time and can be used as spread for sandwiches. Do check out other interesting Sandwich Recipes, Chutney/Thuvaiyal Varieties and also do not forget to check out Kathi Roll here.

Here’s how to make Green Chutney with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Red Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal Recipe/சிவப்பு பொன்னாங்கண்ணி கீரை பொரியல்/Dwarf Copper Leaf Poriyal/How to make Red Ponnaganni Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos & Video in English and Tamil

Ponnanganni Keerai is called as “Dwarf Copper Leaf” in English and is available throughout the year. The name “Ponnaganni” means glow like gold. It comes two different varieties one with green leaves are called “Nattu Ponnanganni” and the Red ones are called “Seemai Ponnanganni”. It is loaded with iron, calcium and other vital nutrients that make our skin glow. It is an excellent body coolant and reduces body heat when consumed for a period of 48 days. It can be consumed either as ponnaganni keerai poriyal or kootu or even as kuzhambu. Ponnanganni oil/thailam is very famous in Tamil Nadu and is used for treating headaches and also for treating excessive body heat during the summer months. Do try out the Green/Nattu Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal I have posted earlier and check out other interesting Keerai Recipes here and different types of Keerai Varieties in Tamil & English with photos. Tamil Recipe in the Video.

Here’s how to make Red Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos and video…

Friday, 10 July 2020

Siru Keerai Kadaiyal Recipe/Siru Keerai Puli Kadaiyal Recipe/How to clean Siru Keerai and making of SiruKeerai Kadaiyal with step by step photos & Video

Today I am going to share healthy and easy Siru Keerai Recipe. Please try it out friends. Please like, share and subscribe to our channel and click on bell icon for notifications. Do check out different types of Keerai varieties here and interesting and healthy Keerai Recipes here.

Here's how to make Siru Keerai Kadaiyal with step by step photos & video...

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Kothamalli Biryani/Coriander Leaves Biryani/Cilantro Biryani-How to make Cilantro Biryani

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, delightful, easy and quick Kothamalli Biryani/Cilantro Biryani. This is a one pot meal that can be made in no time and is a perfect lunch box recipe. So let’s move on to the recipe, do try this lovely, colourful, flavourful and delectable kothamalli biryani and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting Veg Biryani/Non-Veg Biryani’s here and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Kothamalli Biryani/Coriander Leaves Biryani with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Agathi Keerai Kootu Recipe/Agathi Keerai Paasi Paruppu Kootu Recipe/Agathi Keerai Kootu with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and super delicious Agathi Keerai Kootu with paasi paruppu/moong dal. Agathi Keerai has numerous health benefits loaded with vitamin A, E, C and other minerals like calcium, phosphorous, Iron etc. It contains 8.4% of protein, 1.4% of fat, 3.1% of minerals. Agathi Keerai helps in easy digestion, cures acidity related problems, regulates urination, cures stomach ulcer and reduces the stress to a great extent. I have mentioned only few benefits of Agathi Keerai , with this short note let's moves on to the kootu recipe. Do check out Agathi Keerai Poriyal I have posted earlier here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Kootu varieties here.

Here’s how to make Agathi Keerai Kootu with step by step photos…

Monday, 14 October 2019

MurungaiKeerai Poriyal/Drumstick Leaves Poriyal with RedChillies and Rice/Murungai Keerai Poriyal Recipe

Today, Iam going to share a very interesting, healthy and quick to make Murungaikeerai Poriyal which is made by my MIL during Aadi month when making Kezhvaragu Koozh. I love this version of murungaikeerai poriyal along with koozh. I have posted other interesting murungai keerai recipes like Murungai keerai soupMurungaikeerai thanniMurungai keerai sambarMurungai keerai muttai poriyal  Murungaikeerai podiMurungai Keerai Thogaiyal. For now check out this interesting murungai keerai poriyal, do try it out and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Murungai Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos…


Friday, 24 May 2019

Karuveppilai Thogayal/Curry Leaves Thogaiyal/Karuvepillai Thogaiyal iwth step by step photos


Today I am going to share a very healthy and easy Karuvepilai thogayal recipe which can be made in a jiffy. This is a very tasty and delectable thogaiyal that can be served with steam cooked rice or as side dish for idlis, dosas rotis or as a spread over bread. Do try out this healthy Karuvepilai Thogayal recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and mouth-watering Thogayl and Chutney varieties here.

Here’s how to make Karuvepilai Thogayal recipe with step by step photos…

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu Recipe/Ponnankanni Keerai Kootu/Dwarf Copper Leaf Kootu/How to make Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu wtih step by step photos

Ponnanganni Keerai is called as “Dwarf Copperleaf” in English is a green variety available throughout the year. The name “Ponnanganni” means glow like gold. It is loaded with iron, calcium and other vital nutrients that make our hair and skin glow. 

When Ponnanganni is taken for a period of 48 days regularly, it heals our body of all kinds of deficiency and reduces the body heat, as it is an excellent body coolant. Ponnanganni is specifically recommended for eye ailments, asthma, gonorrhoea, syphilis. Most of them avoid these types of greens, because they do not know how to cook them or to use them. A very simple Ponnanganni keerai poriyal/stirfry included twice or thrice a week in our diet is a wonderful remedy to stay healthy. 

Ponnanganni oil/thailam is very famous in Tamil Nadu and is used for treating headaches and also for treating excessive body heat during the summer months. For now friends I am going to share this Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu, do try it for sure and post your comments. Meanwhile do check out other Keerai Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu with step by step photos…

Friday, 26 April 2019

Simple Keerai Thandu Poriyal Recipe/Mulai Keerai Thandu Poriyal/Thandu Poriyal/Amaranth Stalk Stir Fry Recipe


Keerai Thandu Poriyal is a very simple, delectable and a healthy side dish. For thandu poriyal, the green leaves are removed and only the stem/stalk is used. The green leaves of the mulai keerai/Amaranth leaves can be used to make Keerai Poondu Masiyal and stem can be used to make keerai thandu poriyal. Do not throw away the stem of amaranth/mulai keerai, do try out this healthy, fibre rich stir fry and you will instantly fall in love with it. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Keerai Recipes here.  Also check out different types of Keerai Varieties & Keerai Recipe here

Here’s how to make Keerai Thandu Poriyal with step by step photos…


Thursday, 25 January 2018

Drumstick Leaves Thogaiyal/Murungai Keerai Thogaiyal/முருங்கை கீரை தொகையல்/Murungaikeerai Thogaiyal Recipe

Today, I am going to share a very healthy Murungai Keerai Thogaiyal/Drumstick Leaves Thogaiyal recipe from my kitchen. I have posted some interesting and healthy MurungaiKeerai recipes earlier like Murungai keerai soup, Murungaikeerai thanni, Murungai keerai sambar, Murungai keerai muttai poriyal and Murungaikeerai podi. In addition to this exotic list I am adding another very healthy and tasty murungai keerai thogaiyal. Do try out this recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check other interesting and delectable Chutney andThogaiyal Varieties here. Also check out different types of Keerai Varieties & Keerai Recipe here

Here’s how to make Murungaikeerai Thogaiyal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Mint Biryani/Pudhina Biryani Recipe/How to make Mint Biryani with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, tempting and healthy Mint/Pudhina Biryani. This is a one pot meal that can be made very quickly and perfect lunch box recipe. So without much delay Iam moving on to the recipe, do try it out friends and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting VegBiryani/Non-veg Biryani's here and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Mint/Pudhina Biryani with step by step photos…

Monday, 9 October 2017

Murungai Keerai Thanni Saaru Recipe/Drumstick Leaves Cooked with Coconut Milk/Murungai Keerai Thengai Paal Saaru

Murungai Keerai thanni is one of my favorite recipes that my mom makes very often. It is usually very difficult to make kids eat the greens, but when we make this keerai thanni and give, they will just love it.  I love the fresh murungai keerai/drumstick leaves which we get in our backyard [organic],  cook it with kazhani thanni [rice washed water] along with onions, green chilles and the final touch of adding coconut milk is just amazing. We usually make this for lunch and serve with steam cooked white rice.

In my earlier post I have shared about the health benefits of Murungai Keerai, I would love to mention it here as well. Drumstick leaves have wonderful medicinal properties. They have essential amino acids for the healthy functioning of our body. Regular consumption of drumstick leaves is highly recommended for anemic people. They are rich sources of antioxidants, proteins, potassium, vitamin A, C, B3, B2, iron and magnesium. They help in maintaining the blood sugar levels. Keeping all the health benefits in mind do try out the Murungai Keerai Thanni and post your feedback here.

Meanwhile do check out other interesting MurugaiKeerai Recipes like Drumstick LeafPowder/Murungai Keerai Powder, Murungai Keerai Soup, Murungai Keerai MuttaiPoriyal, Murungai Keerai Sambar. Do not forget to check out other interesting Vegetarian gravies here. Also do not forget to checkout Manathakkali Keerai Thanni  recipe here.

Here’s how to make Murungai Keerai Thanni with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Keerai Vadai/Arai Keerai & Siru Keerai Vadai/Keerai Vadai with Channa Dal/Keerai Masala Vadai/ Mixed Keerai Masala Vadai/Kadalai Paruppu Keerai Vadai

Today I am going to share a very tempting Keerai Masal Vadai. Keerai vadai can be made with either urad dal or channa dal. I have already posted keerai vadai made with Urad dal. This Keerai vadai is made with channa dal along with Arai keerai and Siru keerai. You can choose Keerai Variety of your choice and this surely is one short cut method to get your kids to eat greens. Do try out this Keerai Vadai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other Evening Snacks and Vadai Varieties here. Also do not forget to check out other interesting Keerai Varieties and Keerai Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Keerai Vadai with step by step photos….

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Murungai Keerai Soup/Drumstick Leaves Soup/Murungai Keerai Soup Recipe

Murungai Keerai/Drumstick Leaves soup is a simple and healthy vegetarian soup that can be made in a jiffy. Drumstick leaves have wonderful medicinal properties.  They contain all essential amino acids for the healthy functioning of our body. Regular consumption of drumstick leaves is highly recommended for anemic people. They are rich sources of antioxidants, proteins, potassium, vitamin A, C, B3, B2, iron and magnesium. Drumstick leaves helps in managing blood sugar levels. Regular consumption of drumstick leaves powder/murungaikeerai podi consumed regularly helps in managing blood sugar level. Do try out this healthy and flavourful soup and post your comment here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy murungai keerai recipes here.

Here’s how to make Murungai Keerai Soup with step by step photos…

Friday, 11 November 2016

Paruppu Keerai Pasiparuppu Kadaiyal/Purslane With Dal/Verdolaga[Mexican Parsely] cooked with Dal

Before going into the recipe I would to share a little about paruppuKeerai/Purslane/Verdolagas which I googled and read about in various websites[specialityproduce, Wikipedia, nutrition and you etc]. Though I have been eating this paruppu keerai since I was a kid, I was really surprised to read a lot of interesting facts and how it’s been used all over the world. The greens which I am sharing here is called as Paruppu Keerai in Tamil, Purslane in English and Verdolagas in Spanish and is very common in central Mexico. The stem, leaves and  the beautiful yellow flowers of paruppu keerai/verdolagas are all edible and have a slightly salty, slightly tangy and acidic flavor. The slight tangy taste adds up great taste when we make soups and stir fries, and its juicy leaves can be used to add texture to salads.


 Purslane/Paruppu Keerai is very common around world, in Mexican cuisine they are commonly paired with pork, tamales, stews and eggs. In Japan it is commonly pickled and served with rice. In Russia, Turkey and Lebanon it is used in a variety of salads ranging from tabbouleh to potato salad. It has long been used in Chinese medicine. In South India, they are cooked with dals, stir fries, soups etc. Paruppu Keerai/Purslane is rich in potassium and magnesium. The soft, succulent leaves are rich in Omega -3 fatty acids which help in lowering blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels. This wonderful green leaves are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of Vitamin A , C and some B-complex vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine and carotenoids as well as dietary minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium and manganese. With this, I think it’s time for me to move on to the recipe. Do try out this Paruppu Keerai/Verdolagas pasiparuppu kadaiyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interestingKeerai recipes and different varieties of Greens/Keerais here.

Here’s how to make Paruppu Keerai Kadaiyal with step by step photos…