May 30, 2007

Sauteed Red Chard

1. Red Chard - 1 bunch
2. Onion - 1 (medium sized)
3. Garlic (smashed ) - 2 cloves
4. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
5. Green Chillis - 3 slit lengthwise
6. Salt - as per taste
7. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
8. Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
9. Olive oil - 2 tbsp

1. Wash the red chard under cold running water and chop. Cut the onion into tiny cubes.

2. Heat olive oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds. When it splutters add the chopped onion, smashed garlic and green chillis. When the garlic turns light brown and the onions are soft add the chopped red chard, turmeric powder and salt. Saute well.

3. Cover cook till all the water has absorbed. Add the grated coconut, mix well and turn the stove off.

* Do not add any water to this dish.
* Goes well with curd rice and sambar rice.


Asha said...

I love the stir fry with red chard.I made it for my wedding anniversary dinner last Dec with Tandoori Chicken.It is yum and looks so gorgeous:))

Suganya said...

Love the chard. Now-a-days I substitute chard for spinach in many recipes.

Seena said...

Nice dish and photo..gave it Kerala touch?..

Deepthi said...

nice dish..and i tried with spinach went well...