Tuesday, August 30, 2016

How to make Thuthuvalai Kuzhambu / Spinach Gravy / Healthy Recipes:

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Thuthuvalai Kuzhambu:
Thuthuvalai Kuzhambu / Spinach gravy is one among the very nutritious food, which has a rich content of iron & calcium. 
Thuthuvalai leaves has a very good nutitional values. It is good for liver, asthma & cancer treatment. It is good to reduce cough, body pain and cold.  It helps in prevention of blood thickening & helps in long life existence.
Simply including this healthy leaves in our daily food, keeps us healthy & fit.

Check this authentic recipe to prepare delicious  Thuthuvalai  Kuzhambu & enjoy..:)
·         Thuthuvalai Keerai                 - 1 cup
·         Tamarind                              - a small lemon size
·         Onion                                   - 1
·         Garlic                                   - 5 pods
·         Red chilly                             - 2
·         Pepper corns                        - 1 tsp
·         Turmeric pwd                        - ¼ tsp
·         Oil                                       - 4 to 5 tsp
·         Salt as required
1.     Wash and chop Thuthuvalai keerai to small pieces.
2.     Soak tamarind in ½ cup of water and extract thick juice from it.
3.     Slice onion and garlic to fine pieces.
4.     In a blender, add the chopped thuthuvalai leaves, red chilly and pepper corns,
5.     Sprinkle very little water and grind to coarse paste.
6.     Heat oil in a thick bottomed kadhai.
7.     Add sliced onion and garlic.
8.     Fry for few minutes, until onions turns light brown.
9.     Add chopped tomato and fry till it is soft and mushy.
10.  Now pour the thick tamarind juice to the kadhai.
11.  Add turmeric pwd and salt.
12.  Mix well and allow the kuzhambu to cook for few minutes in low flame.
13.  Once the kuzhambu attains thick consistency, add the thuthuvalai, red chilly, pepper paste ( step 5)
14.  Stir well and allow to boil.
15.  In a small pan, heat a tsp of oil.
16.  Temper with mustard and cumin seeds.
17.  Pour the tempering over the spicy kuzhambu.
18.  Healthy & tasty Thuthuvali  Kuzhambu  is ready to serve.
19.  It pairs up excellent with piping hot rice topped with ghee or with chapathi..!
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  1. Very healthy recipe,mom also makes this gravy in same way...

  2. My mother used to make it... Very rarely find here.. Next time if I get going to try it out
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  3. Wow very healthy kuzhambu,loved this version...

  4. so nutritious!!! thanks for sharing this very healthy kuzhambu!!
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  5. very nice n useful post ....recipe is bookmarked....

  6. Real healthy and tasty curry....

  7. Sounds interesting..looks yumm

  8. I have heard of this keerai, but not cooked with it, thanks for sharing this..

  9. That is a great gravy :)

  10. Healthy But tempting too...

  11. Una receta estupenda como siempre :) Me gusta! Un beso

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  12. I didn't know this kuku.....but it's look delicius

  13. I don't know this..but looks delicious n greens r always healthy

  14. I don't know this..but looks delicious n greens r always healthy

  15. awesome recipe...very inviting ...love it

  16. Delicious. But where to get this keerai?

  17. Very tasty and healthy kuzhambu,been ages i had this..Inviting.

  18. very healthy and nice detailed post as usual. gud one, Jay!

  19. Hi
    How many tomatoes to be added pls..

    1. Small tomatoes two or big tomato one will be fine with this recipe..


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