Manathakkali Keerai Paruppu Masiyal

Manathakkali Keerai Paruppu Masiyal Recipe

Manathakkali Keerai Paruppu Masiyal is a soupy curry made from the Manathakkali Keerai leaves. It can be served with hot steamed rice or rotis.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: Keerai, Masiyal, Spinach Stew
Servings: 2


  • 2 Cups Manathakkali Keerai
  • 100 g Moong Dal
  • 4 Tomatoes Ripe, red
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Salt As per taste
  • Oil As required


  • Clean, wash and finely chop the keerai.
  • Pressure cook the keerai, tomatoes, garlic and moong dal until 3 to 5 whistles, adding enough water.
  • When the pressure has reduced, open the lid.
  • Add salt as per taste and mash well.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  • Fry the red chillies and mustard seeds.
  • Pour this over the masiyal and stir once.
  • Serve with hot rice.