Cheera thoran

Traditional South Indian Cheera Thoran recipe in a few simple steps

Cheera Thoran, commonly known as spinach bhaji is a popular dish from Kerala. It is made up of red or green spinach. So, it is a very healthy dish. Cheera Thoran can be eaten with chapatti, paratha, or rice. This dish is loaded with protein, vitamins, and minerals. This is a very easy and quick dish because it is made up of very less ingredients and is also an easier process. You can also prepare it for lunch or dinner and carry it in your lunch box.

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Ingredients for Cheera Thoran recipe:

Spinach – 500 gm

Onion – 1 medium

Coconut grated – ½ cup

Garlic cloves – 6

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Green chili chopped – 1

Coconut oil – 2tsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – 8

Cumin seeds – ½ tsp

Method –

Firstly, properly wash spinach under cold water and put on a cloth to remove excess water.

Then chop the spinach nicely and keep it aside.

After that, put coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, turmeric, and red chili powder in a grinder and grind well.

Now, heat oil in a pan on a medium flame and put mustard seeds, curry leaves, and green chilies and roast for a minute.

After that, put onions in it and sauté it.

Then, put spinach coconut paste and cover the pan and cook for two minutes

After that, add some water, salt, and coconut oil and cook for five minutes.  

Finally, your nutritious cheera thoran is ready to serve.

Preparation time – 5 minutes

Cooking time – 10 minutes

Total time – 15 minutes

Benefits –

  1. Spinach helps for making your bones healthier.
  2. Help in lowering blood pressure.
  3. Rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals.
  4. Good for digestion
  5. Improve kidney function.
  6. Boost immunity.
  7. Help to combat anemia.

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