Chettinad cuisine is usually associated with its aromatic and spicy recipes. However, there are a few interesting recipes that are simple and flavourful, cooked in the Chettinad household’s every day. Chettinad Keerai Mandi Recipe With Amaranth Greens is one of those simple dishes cooked on a regular basis. Mandi means the leftover water after washing the rice in Tamil. The recipe uses very basic ingredients found in the kitchen, yet turns out to be pretty flavourful. The use of coconut milk is optional in the dish, however, the addition will make it even more richer. Keerai Mandi can be prepared using any greens of your choice. Here, we have used the Amaranth leaves. Serve the Chettinad Keerai Mandi Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu and Beans Poriyal to make it a complete Chettinad style lunch over the weekend.

Here are a few more

  1. Amaranth Keerai Poriyal Recipe – South Indian Amaranth Stir Fry Recipe
  2. Carrot Beet Amaranth Super Salad Recipe
  3. Healthy Amaranth Potato Thyme Croquette Recipe
  4. Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe