Saturday, April 12, 2014

AMARANTH LEAVES SABZI / CHAULI KI SABZI


Amaranth leaves are a rich source of vitamins and minerals. We can include them in our diet in many ways like making sabzis, raitas or soups. You can add them to the dough and make rotis or just add a few leaves to any other curry or dal.

Ingredients:
Amaranth leaves ... 1 bunch (2 cups )
Chana dal .......... 1/4 cup (soaked)
Onion ............ 1
Tomato ......... 1
Green chillies .. 1-2
Ginger ... 1 tsp (grated)
Garlic .... 1 tsp (crushed)
Turmeric powder .. 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder ... 1/4 tsp (optional)
Coriander powder .... 1/2 tsp
Salt .. to taste
Oil ... 2  tbsps

For Tempering:
Mustard seeds ... 1 tsp
Cumin seeds ..... 1 tsp
Dry red chillies .. 1-2
Curry leaves ..... few
Asafoetida ...... a pinch
Oil ........... 1 tbsp

Method:
1. Heat oil in a pan and saute the sliced onion for 1 minute.
2. Add the ginger, garlic, tomato and green chillies and stir until the tomato is cooked.
3. Now tip in the chopped amaranth leaves and the soaked chana dal.
4. Add the salt and the mentioned spice powders. 
5. Add 1 cup water and simmer to cook.
6. Check to see if chana dal is cooked. It should remain whole and not mushy. Add water if needed.
7. Now heat oil in a small pan and add the tempering ingredients.
8. Stir them into the cooked sabzi.

24 comments:

  1. oh i love it ...looks so yummmmmmy:) can't resist:)

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  2. Wat a healthy sabzi, i can enjoy it with some rice without any guilt.

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  3. very healthy dish.. Thanks for contributing to MLLA 70

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  4. I read somewhere that amaranth leaves are the next super food!! The curry looks irresistible.

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    1. Yes Mina, it has lot of health benefits.. Thanks for liking.

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