Cheera / Spinach Stir Fry with Coocnut  

Preperation Time: 10 min.

Cooking Time: 10 min.

Serves: 2 - 4


Cheera (spinach) - 2 cups (finely chopped)

Green chilli - 2 (chopped)

Grated coconut - 1/4 cup

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Raw rice - 2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Salt - to taste

Oil - 2 tsp

Preparation Method

Crush grated coconut, turmeric powder and green chilli into a coarse form. (Do not add water while crushing)

Mix chopped cheera along with the coconut mixture and salt.

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Splutter mustard seeds and sauté raw rice.

Add the cheera - coconut mixture and mix well.

Cover and cook on a low flame for about 3 - 4 minutes.

Remove the lid and saute for another 5 minutes (stir occasionally) till it becomes dry and well cooked.

It goes well with the rice.


Make sure that you don’t overcook spinach. If it gets overcooked, it tends to lose its colour.

Cheera(spinach) will reduce in quantity by half once it gets cooked.

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