Healthy Keerai Charu

My favorite recipe. I am very much happy to share this with you all


For this Keerai charu you need

1 Bunch of Arai Keerai
10 nos. of small onions
10 nos. of garlic cloves
2 nos. of tomatoes.
5 - 6 nos. of Green chillies.
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder.
1/2 tsp. of Asafoetida
1 tsp. of mustard and urad dhal
Lemon sized tamarind ( 2 cups of tamarind extract)
Salt to taste
1 tsp. of oil


Wash and chop the leaves. Boil the leaves in water for 5 mins.

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and urad dhal. When they stop spluttering add the chopped onions, chillies, tomatoes, garlic and saute them well. 

Now add the cooked leaves ( boiled arai keerai) along with the tamarind extract with a pinch of turmeric powder , asafoetida and salt.

Allow it to boil for about 10 - 15 mins.

Healthy Keerai charu is ready to tasty........

Serve it with rice......

OPTIONAL: you can also add sambar powder for more taste.


Ammu Madhu said...

wow.goodone aruna..

Anupama said...

Didn't know you can also make charu with keerai... thanks for sharing :-) said...

nice one aruna

Sailaja Damodaran said...

My favorite keerai.....Nice with hot rice

Sanghi said...

Mmm yummy!

Chitra said...

this is new to me..Looks nice and simple..will surely try this !!

ann low said...

I don't I have a chance to try this but this sounds delicious.

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

new to me. looks easy too.

Padhu said...

I am a new blogger .You keerai looks good .I have never used onions for keerai. I will try your version .Do visit my blog

gtyuk said...

it's been more than a year since I had this arai keerai; we don't get it very easily here :) the preparations sounds great!!