Spinach Stir Fry (ചീര മെഴുക്കുപുരട്ടി)

മെഴുക്കുപുരട്ടി is a common side dish of Kerala and it is stir fried in coconut oil. Usually മെഴുക്കുപുരട്ടി can be prepared with most variety of vegetables such as Cabbage, Brinjal, Bitter gourd,plantain etc.Today I’m sharing a simple one using Spinach which is a sort of continuation of my previous post on spinach 🙂 too.

Cheera Mezhukkupuratti (2)



  1. Spinach – 1 cup
  2. Shallots –6
  3. Green chilly –2
  4. Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  5. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  6. Salt
  7. Oil


  1. Wash, clean and cut spinach.Mix well chopped spinach and chopped green chilly.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds and once it is done add chopped shallots,curry leaves and saute.
  3. Finally add spinach and salt .Keep covered and Cook on low flame.
  4. Serve with rice and curry.


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4 Responses

  1. Healthy and delicious dish.. nice click!!

  2. Soma says:

    o this looks like the red spinach/amaranth leaves which i love. waiting for the weather to turn warm so i can grow them!

  3. Rohini says:

    Looks real yum n delicious!

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