Monday, July 9, 2012


Normally we make keerai masiyal or keerai sambhar or keerai poriyal, I wanted to try something different at the same time healthy and tasty too,  so tried this recipe and it came out very well. In this recipe I have used Mulai keerai / Amaranth Leaves , you can use any type of Keerai/greens. Here is the recipe of Mulai keerai rice / Amaranth leaves rice.....

Ingredients :

Cooked rice / Left over rice - 1 Cup
Any type of greens - 1 Cup
Grated Coconut - 1 Table Spoon
Dry Red Chilies - 3 No's
Dhaniya/ Coriander Seeds - 1 Teaspoon
Jeera/Cumin Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Asafoetida - 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt - As per taste.
Oil - 1 Table Spoon

Method :

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, then add asafoetida, now add chopped mulai keerai leaves / Amaranth Leaves, add salt and saute till its cooked well. Keep aside. Now add little oil in a pan and  fry dhania/coriander seeds, then add jeera, red chilies and lastly add grated coconut fry for a minute and then grind it to a fine powder. Now add rice and ground powder to the sautéed greens and mix well in a medium flame for 2 minutes. Tasty, healthy and easy to make mulai keerai rice / Greens rice / Amaranth leaves rice is ready to eat with chips or pappad by the side.

Variation :

You can try with any type of Greens/Keerai.
You can add sliced onions.


  1. delicious healthy keerai sadam... very colorful

  2. Wow, it is indeed a healthy dish dear! Pass me a plate too :)

  3. Loved the greeny background, and yummy green rice as well..
    Thanx for dropping by Krupa @ my space,you too have a wonderful space..Happy to join you:-)
    Hope u'll drop back and join my space too:-)

    Ongoing Events of Erivum Puliyum @ Palakkad Chamayal-Fenugreek Leaves OR Green Chillies


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