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Cheera thandu charu curry / red spinach or red swiss chard stem in yogurt curry

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Cheera Thandu 8- 10

Green chili slit lengthwise - 3

Plain yogurt/curd - 1 cup

Water - 3-4 teaspoons( or you can add how much water you want)

Shallots chopped - 2 teaspoons

Ginger and garlic crushed - 1.5 teaspoon

Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon

Red chili powder - a pinch

Fenu greek seeds - 1/4 teaspoon

Cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon

Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon

Dried red chiles

Curry Leaves

Preparation

  • Cut cheera thandu into medium pieces and cook it with green chiles and 1/4 cup water for 8-10 minutes.
  • Whisk the curd well and add required water to make it in the consistency you want. Add only 4 teaspoons of water for 1 cup of curd.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. when they pop up add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds , dried red chiles and curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add chopped shallots, ginger and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder, a pinch of red chili powder and cooked cheera thandu. Now switch off the flame and let it cool for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add the curd and combine well and simmer for 2-3 minutes, or it is heated through.
  • Do not heat this in a high flame because it will curdle. Make sure to stir it continuously while heating .
  • Add salt to taste and serve warm.

Photos

Cheera Thandu Charu curry / Red Spinach or Red swiss chard stem in yogurt curry, photo 1Cheera Thandu Charu curry / Red Spinach or Red swiss chard stem in yogurt curry, photo 2




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