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Keerai Poriyal



Keerai Poriyal is a Tamilian dish made with leafy greens. It is a simple and healthy dish that is usually served as a side dish with rice and other curries. The dish is made by sautéing the greens with spices, onions, and other ingredients. It is a great way to incorporate leafy greens into your diet and is a great source of vitamins and minerals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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keerai (spinach)

1 bunch

onion, chopped


cloves garlic, minced


mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

urad dal

1 teaspoon

chana dal

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Wash and chop the keerai.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, and chana dal.

Step 3:

When the seeds start to splutter, add the chopped onion and garlic.

Step 4:

Saute until the onion is golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the chopped keerai and mix well.

Step 6:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, and garam masala.

Step 7:

Mix everything together and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 8:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 9:

Cook for another 5 minutes or until the keerai is cooked.

Step 10:

Serve hot with steamed rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 16791 users have chowed down on Keerai Poriyal a whopping 36013 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Keerai Poriyal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Keerai Poriyal, our users are head over heels in march, july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Keerai Poriyal is the food of choice for greater-than35 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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