Moong Dal(Cherupayar) Spinach – Cheera Curry


Moong Dal(Cherupayar) Spinach - Cheera Curry

A healthy and comfort food with spinach and dal accompanies with rice or roti. Dal is a good source of proteins and spinach is rich in anti-oxidants,folic acid and iron.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 8 people



  • Lightly cook Moong dal(Cheru payar parippu) in sufficient water along with turmeric powder, until soft. Add sliced spinach or cheera leaves before the dal cooks well.
  • Grind coconut into a fine paste with green chillies, garlic & cumin seeds. Add this paste into cooked parippu with salt and pinch of pepper.
  • Cook for 3 minutes covered on light flame. Do not cook more after adding coconut.
  • Add coconut/Olive oil and coriander leaves.
  • Splutter mustard in 1 tsp boiled oil and mix it with curry.(This is optional)
  • Stir well. Note: Creamy state is more tasty.
  • Served with rice/chappathi/naan/ poori/bread.
  • This is an excellent recipe. Please rate it after tasting it.!!!!
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    Lakshmikuttiamma May 15, 2010

    This recipe is excellent… Wow

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