Keerai Mor Kootu

 HI
For the second week of Blogging Marathon#28,I decided to go with the theme of Kootu.Here at my home, The first kootu that i was introduced to was the Mor Kootu. It tastes similar to the Mor kuzhumbu but with a lot of vegetables. Here I have used Amaranth leaves
INGREDIENTS
Amaranth greens  1 bunch
Fresh Curd          2 cups
Oil                       2tsp
Salt                      to taste
FOR TEMPERING
Mustard seeds      1tsp
Cumin seeds          1/2 tsp
Curry leaves             few
Asafoetida              1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder    a pinch
TO BE GROUND INTO A PASTE
Grated fresh coconut 1/4 cup
Green chillies              2
Cumin seeds             1 tsp
 PREPARATION
,ix the ground paste with the curd and keep it aside
Pick the green leaves. Wash well at least 3 times and chop finely
Grind the coconut, chilies and cumin seeds into a smooth paste
Cook the green in a cooker or microwave it
Heat a pan with oil. Now add mustard seeds and when it spultters add cumin seeds and asafoetida. Now put the cooked green in it and saute for a minute
Put the turmeric powder and saute again
Now add the curd with the paste and mix well. Add salt cook for 3-4 minutes in a very low flame. Add curry leaves and switch off the fire
Serve warm with rice!
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