Thursday, October 6, 2011

Swiss chard kuzhambu/ Swiss chard curry/Red keerai kuzhambu

   Swiss chard has a very good health benefit of regulating blood-sugar level. The intake of Swiss chard supports bone health as it has a very good supply of calcium, magnesium and vitamin K. My sister-in law Jisha, shared this recipe with me. The taste is unique and can definitely enjoy the richness of coconut and yogurt.


 Ingredients:

1 bunch of red Swiss chard
1 cup of yogurt
1/4 tbsp of mustard seeds
1/2 cup of grated coconut.
1/2 tsp of red chilly powder.
pinch of turmeric powder
salt to taste
oil

Seasoning: 
 
1/4 tsp of mustard
2-3 red chilly
1 sprig of curry leaves
 
Preparation:

1.Cut the red Swiss chard and steam with a pinch of turmeric powder.
2.Add red chilly powder and salt to the keerai.
3.Grind the grated coconut,mustard seeds,yogurt together in to a fine paste.
4.Add  the ground paste to the cooked keerai and cook in low flame.
5.Heat oil in the pan and add the seasoning. As the mustard sputters add the tadka (seasoning) to the keerai.
6.Swiss chard kuzhambu is ready. Serve with rice.

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