Wednesday, July 17, 2013


Spring Onion leaves palya is a simple dish and you can have  this palya with Hot Rice, chapati, poori or roti .
Things needed : 
Spring Onion Leaves : 2 to 3 bundle.
Green chilly : 2
Coconut : 2 Table spoons.
Turmeric powder : a pinch .
Salt : to taste.
Lemon : Optional. ( 1 tea spoon lemon juice).
Oil : 1 Table spoon.
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Jeera : 1/2 Tea spoon.

Method :
1. Wash the leaves thoroughly and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Cut them in to small pieces.
2. Grate coconut and cut green chilly and keep it aside.
3. Now keep a pan on the fire . Heat and put oil . Put mustard seeds and cut green chilly.
4. Let the mustard seeds spurt. Add jeera and stir.
5. Add cut spring onion pieces. turmeric powder  and mix thoroughly and allow them to cook for 2 to 3 minutes on low flame.
6.Add  salt and mix it well. Add grated coconut when all the water disappear and stir once and remove from the pan.
7. Spring Onion Dry Curry/Palya is ready to serve. Serve with Chapati or Rice.
Note  :  No need of adding water since the leaves cook on low flame and it contain lots of water in it . Be careful while you add green chilly to the oil. It may burst  while frying . Reduce the flame and then add green chilly. Adding any other vegetables while cooking process is an optional. Adding grated coconut adds to the taste.
Preparing lemon Rice out of this Palya.
You can also mix this palya to 1 cup of  plain rice and prepare lemon rice. ( keep a pan on the fire. Add 1 table spoon oil and heat. Add curry leaves and the rice to the oil and mix well. Add required salt and the Spring Onion Palya prepared and mix thoroughly but slowly and add 1 table spoon of ghee while mixing and serve  taste  dideer  SPRING ONION LEMON RICE. ;
Serves 2
Time : 10 Minutes. 

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