Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Red Spinach Curry

Red Spinach Curry is a healthy, nutritious and a very tasty curry prepared with dal(toor Dal) and this leafy vegetables. Red Spinach also known as Harive Soppu or Dantu Soppu in Kannada. 

Here's the recipe of Red Spinach Curry


Red Spinach - 3 cups (chopped) or more

Onion - 1 big sized (chopped)

Tomato -2 (chopped)

Toor(tuvar) Dal- 1 cup

Sambar powder - 2-3 tsp

Haldi/tumeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Oil - 2 tsp

Curry leaves

Hing/ asafoetida powder - 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp or green chillies -2 slit

Freshly grated coconut 1 tbsp

Salt to taste


1. Pressure cook washed toor dal, onion, tomato, green chilli and red spinach in a cooker.

2. Make a fine paste of grated coconut, haldi, sambar powder along with a some cooked dal in a blender.

3. Pour this paste to the the remaining cooked dal and add enough water depending on your required curry consistency.

4. Bring it to a boil and add salt to taste.

5. Season it with oil, mustard seeds, Hing and curry leaves

Serve it with hot steamed rice.