Monday, November 18, 2013

Spinach Sorghum Stir Fry

#PasalaiCholamSundal #SpinachSorghumStirFry : #Sorghum is one of the millets widely used in India. It is called #Jowar in Hindi and #Cholam in Tamil.
Sorghum takes time to cook. Dry roast cholam in a kadai and soak in water for an hour.
Then cook in pressure cooker for 3 whistles and 10 minutes at SIM. Open the cooker after the steam has completely subsided. Check whether the sorghum has cooked well or not. If it is not cooked well pressure cook again for 1 whistle and 5 minutes at SIM.

Cooked Cholam [ Sorghum ]

Ingredients :
Sorghum cooked                              : 1 Cup
Spinach  chopped                             : 1/2 Cup

Kodi Pasalai keerai [ Spinach ]

Carrot pieces                                    : 2 Tsp
Onion                                              : 1 small

To Temper :
Mustard seeds                                  : 1/2 Tsp
Gram Dhal                                       : 2 TSp
Pea nuts                                           : 2 Tsp
Red chilly                                         : 1
Pepper Powder                                 : 1/2 TSp
Asafoetida                                        : 2 pinches
Salt                                                 : To Taste
Gingelly Oil                                      : 2 TSp

Method :
Keep a kadai on a stove over slow flame with oil .
Splutter mustard seeds and then add broken pieces of red chilly, gram dhal and pea nuts.
Fry till the gram dhal turn golden color.
Now add chopped onions. Saute for a few seconds.
Then add chopped spinach.
mix well and saute for a minute.
When the leaves become soft add cooked sorghum.


Adjust salt and add pepper powder.
Mix well and stir for a minute.


Transfer into a serving bowl.

Pasalai Cholam Sundal [ Spinach Sorghum StirFry ]

This Sorghum Spinach Stir fry can be enjoyed as breakfast and also as an evening snack.

Other related recipes you might like to try
Jowar Dosai [ Sorghum Dosai]