Amarantha Leaves-Thotakura Pulusu

Amaranth leaves curry in tamarind sauce

Amarantha Leaves-Thotakura Pulusu

Amaranth leaves curry in tamarind sauce

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Vaishnavi Lakshmi

Published On: 01 May 2007

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

If the amaranth leaves are tender, u dont have to cook or boil, or else boil the washed and chopped amaranth leaves till done in pressure cooker.

Step 2

Heat oil and in a pan on high flame.

Step 3

Fry the onions and green chillies for 2 - 3 mins.

Step 4

Add the amaranth leaves and cook for 3 - 4 mins.

Step 5

Add the tamarind juice and little water, salt, turmeric and cook covered on medium flame until the water is half evaportated.

Step 6

Open the lid, change the flame to medium high and add the ground roasted peanuts powder and stir well.

Step 7

:- Make sure that there are no crumbles.

Step 8

Switch off the stove.

Step 9

Heat oil in another pan or kadai.

Step 10

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 11

Add cumin, garlic cloves, black gram, curry leaves and red chillies and pour the cooked amaranth curry in this seasoning pan.

Step 12

Close the lid immediately and switch off the stove and leave the curry aside for 30 mins.

Step 13

Open the lid, mix well and serve.

Step 14

:- It would taste better after 4-5 hours.

Step 15

:- In india, we get tender amaranth/thorakura, but here in USA, we don`t get that tender here. So I pressure cook the leaves.

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Rajitha

HI lakshmi, it is an excellent recipe. thanks for sharing...

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