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Ponnanganni Keerai Poriyal Recipe (Ponnangani Greens Stir Fry)

Easy and Healthy Stir fry with Ponnanganni greens
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Stir fry
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Ponnanganni Keerai - 1 small bunch
  • Onion - 1 medium sized
  • Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
  • Sugar - a pinch optional
  • Salt ¬†- to taste

To Temper

  • Seasame Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 2



  • Wash the greens twice and chop it roughly & keep aside.Chop the onion finely and make it ready.


  • Heat a pan with oil and add the items to temper. Once mustard cracks and urad dal turns brown, add red chillies and fry for a minute.
  • Now add the onions and saut√© till it becomes transparent. Then add the greens along with sugar & salt.
  • Fry the greens in low flame until it shrinks in volume & gets cooked. This may take 5 to 7 minutes. No need to add water as the greens will leave out water.
  • After the greens got cooked, add coconut and mix well for 2 minutes. Once everything comes together, switch off the flame.


Serving: 2g