Sesame Seeds – Spinach Fry (Ellu – Cheera Fry)

Ingredients for Sesame Seeds – Spinach Fry (Ellu – Cheera Fry):

1. Green spinach – 2 bundle

2. Oil – For frying

3. Sesame oil – 2 big spoons

4. Crushed chillies/Green chillies chopped – 1 small spoon

5. Salt – As per taste

    Sugar – 1 big spoon

    Sesame seeds fried – 1 big spoon

How to prepare Sesame Seeds – Spinach Fry (Ellu – Cheera Fry)?

1. Clean spinach and separate it from stem.

2. Completely remove moisture from leaves and chop lengthwise.

3. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chopped leaves till they turn crispy.

4. Check the heat of oil while frying spinach. You can fry in two courses.

5. Spread them on a tissue paper.

6. Heat sesame oil and fry crushed chillies/green chillies.

7. Add fried spinach to it and stir well.

8. Add ingredients no: 5 on top and gently toss it.

9. Put off the flame and serve hot before spinach losses crispness.

10. If you want to serve later, store it in preheated oven.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine July 23 – August 5, 2022

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