Kerala Cheera Thoran

by RugminiKamalan
Kerala Cheera Thoran
Kerala Cheera Thoran is a tasty savory dish prepared from red/green spinach leaves. It can be relished as a favorite accompaniment with hot rice. Cheera leaves tastes awesome if plucked directly from kitchen garden. The traditional dish is unique and delicious with tender spinach leaves chopped and blended with a spicy coconut mixture. Spinach leaves are rich in nutrition loaded with vital nutrients required for human body. Red Spinach aids digestion, improves anemia and increases immunity. Kids as well as elders should consume the iron rich dish at least once a week. You can explore a step wise illustrated dish here.
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Kerala Cheera Thoran
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Kerala Cheera Thoran, first clean the spinach leaves well and chop it finely.
  2. Meanwhile, grind together coconut, turmeric powder, green chillies, cumin seeds, garlic and curry leaves into a coarse form.
  3. :- Do not add water while grinding.
  4. Mix together the chopped cheera along with the coconut mixture and required salt.
  5. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  6. Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies, rice and curry leaves.
  7. Add the cheera-coconut mixture and mix well.
  8. Cover and cook on a low flame for about 1 to 2 mins.
  9. Remove the lid and continue cooking till done on a low flame itself.
  10. :- If it gets overcooked, it tends to lose the red colour of cheera. So, make sure you do not overcook it.
  11. :- Serve Kerala Cheera Thoran with rice.
Recipe Notes

You can visit this link for a variety dish with spinach leaves Cheera Cherupayar Parippu Curry. You can also visit this link for a variety dish prepared from fenugreek leaves Gujarathi methi thepla.

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9 comments

curryadmin
July 26, 2007 - 12:00 am

this is the appropriate naaadan cheera thooran recipe. this way my mom cooks cheera. keep posting rugmini, i saw the other recipes from ur side. you r the one one who give actual naadan recipes, thanks

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curryadmin
January 24, 2008 - 12:00 am

Good Recipie..

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curryadmin
April 2, 2010 - 10:26 am

Good nadan taste. Easy to prepare…

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curryadmin
May 13, 2009 - 8:18 pm

Loved this recipe.. Added onions to the recipe for more quantity.. And I am in fact not all that big a fan of cheera…

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curryadmin
March 19, 2009 - 4:04 pm

Hi Rugmini….Your recipe is awesome….I made Cheera thoran for the first time…..it came out really well n tasty…….everyone liked it….Well done!!!Thanks for the recipe……

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curryadmin
March 7, 2012 - 4:08 pm

Good Recipe…

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curryadmin
June 27, 2013 - 11:53 pm

I make cheera thoran but this is really amazing.

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curryadmin
August 10, 2007 - 12:00 am

awesome one.

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curryadmin
October 29, 2008 - 12:00 am

Try adding one shallot to the coconut mix.It will defnitely add to the taste.

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