Amaranth Leaves Kadhi

12 May

Thotakura Majjiga Pulusu


Amaranth Leaves 2 cups
Gram Flour / Besan 2 tbsps
Yogurt 2 cups
Onion 1
Green Chiles 2
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Fenugreek Seeds a pinch
Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Whole Red Chiles 2
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and slit green chiles.
Peel and slice the onion.
Pluck, wash and finely chop amaranth leaves.

Coarsely mash one of the green chiles with a pestle.
Whisk together yogurt, besan, mashed green chile, turmeric powder and salt.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal changes color, add green chile and onion.
When onion turns translucent, add chopped amaranth leaves.
Add the whisked yogurt mixture after a minute or two and bring the whole mixture to a bubble.
Serve hot with steamed rice.

Notes: Don’t overcook the whisked yogurt mixture.


5 Responses to “Amaranth Leaves Kadhi”

  1. Tinki May 12, 2008 at 9:23 am #

    Nice recipe….but u are getting the name wrong. It is Amaranth not Amarnath

  2. Asha May 12, 2008 at 10:27 am #

    Wonderful recipe,looks like a yummy dish with rice. I sowed some Amaranth seeds last weekend, they grow fast. I will try this!:)

  3. Jayashree May 12, 2008 at 10:50 am #

    Very nice and healthy recipe….sounds like the perfect thing to eat on a hot summer day.

  4. Divya Vikram May 12, 2008 at 1:54 pm #

    looks yummy.havent tried this..will tyr ur recipe..

  5. Rupa May 12, 2008 at 2:24 pm #

    Nice color,Looks delicious.. and perfect with rice

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