Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Red Shen Choy Thoran


















Ingredients:
  1. Shen choy - 1 bunch of about 1.5 lbs(cut thin)
  2. Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  3. green chillies- 5 cut into rings
  4. garlic - 3 cloves chopped
  5. shallots - 8 chopped
  6. curry leaves - 1 spring
  7. Oil - 1 tbsp
  8. Mustard sees - 1/2 tsp
  9. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  10. salt - to taste

Method:
Rinse the Shen Choy in several changes of water to get the soil out of it . Drain well before proceeding to cut it.
Heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds.
Add in the garlic,onion and green chillies and turmeric powder and saute.
Add the cut greens and stir in an open pan until it wilts (If there is lot of water content - keep on high flame and let the water evaporate)
Add in the grated coconut and salt to taste .
Stir and cook covered for another 5 minutes until the mixture is dry and the leaves are cooked.

12 comments:

  1. Looks as a healthy one.. Good recipe..

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    1. could you tell me what this vegetable call by indian?
      I live in Canada and i want to buy the seed at indian store, but I don't know the name.
      Thanks

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    2. In malayalam we cheera , I believe its Keerai in Tamil . You get the red or green or the mixed color variety

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  2. looks delicious and healthy ...

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  3. very delicious and healthy dish. love it.

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  4. Nice & Wonderful recipe Priya. Loved the beautiful click.

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  5. A healthy dish!i do it exactly the same way minus the onions.But definitely would try out your version.

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  6. havent tried with red shen choy..interesting recipe

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  7. just made this recipe with white shen choy.. absolutely delicious :)

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  8. I like to know what are the benefits of eating this greens ( for health of cause) Thx.

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    1. I was asking about RED SHEN CHOY, sorry, thx

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    2. Low in calories, high fiber content. rich in Iron and vitamins .

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