Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal Recipe with step by step photos and video. Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal or Vallarai Keerai Chutney is made with nutritious Toor dal and some coconut. Like Pirandai Thuvaiyal recipe, Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal is too good for health.Vallarai Keerai is one of the Tamil Keerai Variety called Brahmi leaves in English. Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal / chutney tastes good with rice and idli dosa. It tastes like Paruppu Thuvaiyal/Thogaiyal, no bitter taste.
Above is the image of Vallarai Keerai and it has a lot of health benefits, you can check here. Initially, I thought Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal tastes bitter but I had it with rice, it tastes excellent. Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal recipe is adapted from my mum and she told some do’s and don’t’s, keeping in mind made it. Let’s see How to make Vallarai Keerai Thuvaiyal.
How to Clean Vallarai Keerai,
We should use the Vallarai Keerai in cooking along with the stem. We should not discard the stem. The stem has the medicinal quality.
How to use Vallarai Keerai for cooking? Since it belongs to a creeper family we should wash well under running water.
Step by Step Vallarai Keerai Recipe in Detail:
Heat a pan add ghee or oil. Add the Toor dal or Urad dal, dry red chilli, Hing, Coconut roast well. Finally, add the Vellarai Keerai and saute well. Once the Vellarai Keerai Becomes soft, remove it from the flame. Let it cool for some time.
Add salt and little water grinds it to a smooth paste.
Vellarai Keerai Thuvaiyal is ready to serve.
Recipe Card for Vellarai Keerai Thuvaiyal Recipe,
- ½ bunch Vallar Keerai
- 4 dry red chilli
- 2 tbsp Toor Dal
- 2 tbsp Coconut
- 1 tsp ghee/oil
- A generous Pinch Hing
- ½ tsp salt
- Heat a pan add ghee or oil. Add the Toor dal or Urad dal, dry red chilli, Hing, Coconut roast well. Finally, add the Vellarai Keerai and saute well.
- Once the Vellarai Keerai Becomes soft, remove it from the flame. Let it cool for some time.
- Add salt and little water grinds it to a smooth paste.
- Vellarai Keerai Thuvaiyal is ready to serve.
Vallarai Keerai Recipe Youtube Video,
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Do’s and Don’t
1.Don’t through the Vallarai Keerai stem just trim the edges and use it.
2.Don’t use tamarind to make Vallarai Keerai thogaiyal, thuvaiyal or chutney.
3.Don’t over cook the Vallarai Keerai, just it becomes a soft grind it.
4.Add Coconut while making Vallarai Keerai, even it is Vallarai Keerai Dosa or Vallarai Keerai Kootu(recipe coming soon). since coconut helps to get rid of the bitterness.
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