Palak Kadhi / Pasalai Keerai Mor Kuzhambu – As Healthy As It Looks!

Palak Kadhi / Pasalai Keerai Mor Kuzhambu – As Healthy As It Looks!

Spinach in Yogurts Based Curry:

Other Names:Palak Mor Curry. Pasalai Keerai Mor Kuzhambu. Palak Kadhi. Spinach Mor Kuzhambu.


Baby Spinach 1 large bowl full
Yogurts 4 cups
Turmeric powder 1/4 spoon
Asafoetida 1/4 spoon
Oil few spoons.

Wet Grind these to a Thick Paste:

Pepper 1-2 spoons
Green chilies 5
Thoor dal 1 cup – soaked
Tomato 1
Ginger 3-4 inch size. peeled.
Garlic 4 -5 cloves

For Tempering:

Mustard seeds 1/2 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/4 spoon
Urad dal 1/4 spoon
Asafoetida 1/4 spoon
Dry red chilies 3
Curry leaves few
Oil few spoons
Oil for shallow frying.


Heat oil, in a wok, add wet ground paste to it. Fry them till the raw odor is gone.

Further add asafoetida, salt, turmeric and greens. Mix them well. Then add yogurts and bring it to boil.

In a separate pan, heat oil. Add mustard, cumin, asafoetida, red chilies, pepper and curry leaves. Fry for a while…till they pop and splutter. Run this seasoning over the gravy made above.

Serve warm along with plain steamed rice.


21 Responses so far.

  1. GEETHA ACHAL says:

    வாவ்…இது என்னுடைய மகளோட favorite…அவளுக்கு கீரையினை இப்படி செய்து கொடுப்பேன்..ரொம்பவும் பிடிக்கும்…

    பகிர்வுக்கு நன்றி…

  2. Chitra says:

    I have never tried it with toor dal. Do we soak it before we grind?

  3. Creamy & yummy mor kuzhambu.

  4. Deepti says:

    Healthy Recipe…Love to have it with rice..

  5. Healthy and delicious recipe.. looks too good !!

  6. Keerai morkuzhambu looks yummy!
    Never tried morkuzhambu with keerai.

  7. Raji says:

    lovely recipe..really good to see so many lovely dishes out of your kitchen.

  8. adding spinach in morkuzhambhu sounds new to me.healthy one too

  9. Priya says:

    Wat a healthy and inviting palak kadhi..

  10. Ila says:

    healthy and yummy :)

  11. Malar Gandhi says:

    Chithra, sorry forgot to mention…yes, we need to soak thuvar dal for at least 20 minutes before grinding.

  12. Jay says:

    Your combination looks irresistable..perfect version..
    Tasty Appetite

  13. this will go great with any kind of rice…

  14. Madhu says:

    I have invited some of my North India friends home dinner on Saturday. I will make this :)

  15. S.Menaga says:

    அருமை!! மோர் குழம்பு மட்டும் விதவிதமா சமைத்து சாப்பிட பிடிக்கும்..

  16. divya says:

    Irresistible n healthy kadhi! Am drooling over ;)

  17. Sushma says:

    Looks amazing!! Will surely give it a try.

  18. Healthy and comforting curry… Looks so creamy…

  19. Looks delicious, never tried using toordal in Kadhi something v new would love to try it out:)

  20. Oh wow this looks ultimate!

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