Palak Kuttu/Keerai Mulagootal/Keerai Kootu
Palak Kuttu also Keerai Mulagootal and  Keerai Kootu is home cooked everyday Indian curry with dal, yes lentils and spinach, healthy and flavourful.
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
To sauté and grind:
For the kootu:
For Sauté and Grinding:
  1. Heat oil in a kadhai/wok add urad dal, red chillies.
  2. Let the dal turns brown, add jeera, and turn off the heat.
  3. Cool and grind with the coconut to a smooth paste adding a little water. Set aside.
To make the kootu:
  1. Cook moong dal or toor dal with 1/4 tsp haldi/turmeric powder.
  2. Heat in a kadhai/wok, add one tsp mustard seeds and red chillies to it.
  3. Once the mustard splutters, add cleaned and chopped spinach. Add a little water and let it cook.
  4. Add cooked dal to the spinach mix well.
  5. Add the ground paste and water as needed.
  6. Mix everything in, adding salt to taste.
  7. Add water as needed to bring it the consistency you prefer.
  8. Serve with rice and pickle. In my place we ate it with roti.
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