Amaranth Leaves Sandwich

6 Jun

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Amaranth Leaves Sandwich.

Amaranth leaves are washed and chopped up. They are then mixed with yogurt and spices. The mixture is spread on a toasted bread and layered with sliced onion and tomato. Serve amaranth leaves sandwich immediately.
Makes: a Serving of Amaranth Leaves Sandwich.

Ingredients:

Amaranth Leaves a Handful
Wheat Bread 2 Slices
Plain Yogurt 4 Tbsps
Tomato 1 small
Onion 1/2
Green Chile 1 Small (optional)
Red Chili Powder few Pinches
Salt to Taste

Method of preparation:

Wash and finely chop the amaranth leaves.
Mix together yogurt, amaranth leaves, green chiles and salt.
Wash and slice the tomato.
Peel and slice the onion.
Remove stem, wash and finely chop the green chile.

Toast the bread in a toaster or on a flat pan till it turns golden brown and crisp.
Apply ghee to the bread and sprinkle salt and red chile powder on one side to taste.

To prepare the sandwich, layer each bread slice with few spoons of prepared amaranth leaves yogurt mixture.
Layer the sandwich with onion slices and tomato slices and sprinkle a pinch of salt on top.
Cover with the other bread slice with amaranth yogurt mixture and cut the sandwich diagonally.
Serve amaranth leaves sandwich immediately.
Notes: Make sure not to leave the sandwich for long once prepared.

Suggestions: Add more yogurt amaranth mixture depending on your preference.
Variations: Avoid green chiles and add a pinch of black pepper powder instead to the yogurt.
Other Names: Amaranth Leaves Sandwich.

3 Responses to “Amaranth Leaves Sandwich”

  1. Hari Chandana June 7, 2011 at 7:04 am #

    Interesting and healthy recipe.. Yummy !!

  2. mehroo June 8, 2011 at 6:56 am #

    Can someone tell me the local name for ‘amaranth leaves’ please.

  3. Janardhan Reddy Bhoomi June 17, 2011 at 6:40 am #

    This is very good for the breakfast and time saving for childers and working people.

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