Amaranth Leaves Chutney

6 May

Thotakura Pacchadi


Amaranth Leaves a bunch
Fresh Red Chiles 4
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp


Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and slit red chiles.
Clean, wash and pluck the amaranth leaves.

Heat oil in a pan, add amaranth leaves and stir fry until they turn soft.
Then add half of red chiles and remove from heat.
Grind the fried amaranth leaves, fried red chiles and salt into somewhat smooth paste without adding water and remove into a bowl.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, add remaining half of red chiles and add to above chutney bowl.
Mix thoroughly and serve with steamed rice or dosa.

Notes: Don’t overfry amaranth leaves.

11 Responses to “Amaranth Leaves Chutney”

  1. sagari May 6, 2008 at 10:31 am #

    delecious chutney

  2. Vani May 6, 2008 at 12:01 pm #

    Looks lovely! I don’t see amaranth leaves very often at my Indian grocer but I do love this green a lot!

  3. Anjali J. May 6, 2008 at 1:36 pm #

    thats a good entry. loved the picture

  4. Divya Vikram May 6, 2008 at 2:47 pm #

    healthy one..a must try..

  5. Uma May 6, 2008 at 5:45 pm #

    delicious chutney!

  6. theexperthand May 6, 2008 at 9:09 pm #

    looks delicious…

  7. Bhawana Singh May 6, 2008 at 11:00 pm #

    Mouth watering recipe.

  8. RupaMohan May 7, 2008 at 1:37 pm #

    Looks yummy…I love anything with Amaranth leaves.i have this chutney on my blog with a little variation

  9. pmvijayalakshmi March 10, 2010 at 3:24 am #

    look yummy i love drumstick leaf and Amaranth leaves tell tamil name

  10. Raji March 15, 2010 at 9:53 am #

    thx for the lovely comments guys. glad u like it

  11. shashikiran June 25, 2011 at 9:42 pm #

    hi raji
    please tell me the other name of amarnath leaves which is popular with mumbai bhajiwalas.

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