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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Thotakura/Amaranth leaves Stirfry

Love the fresh Thotakura/Amaranth leaves. So, made this simple stir fry. This dish can be served with  plain rice, Rasam rice or roti. This nutritious dish is well liked by all ages.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves : 2-3


Thotakura/Amaranth leaves : 8 bunches
Dry red chilies: 2 broken in half
Cumin/jeera : 1 teaspoon
Garlic cloves : 3 crushed
Peanuts : 3 tablespoons powdered
Red chili powder: 2 teaspoons
Coriander powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste


Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and red chilies. Fry them for 1 minute.
Add the garlic cloves and thotakura. Stir fry for 5-6 minutes.
Add all the spices and stir well. Fry for 2 minutes.
Turn of the stove and serve hot.

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  1. Now thats one of the best ways to eat greens..we mostly use boiled toor dal along with it.

  2. Love the addition of peanuts. I think it takes the flavour to the next level. Looks so yum..

  3. Lovely sir fry , adding peanuts will give it a delicious crunch.

  4. We also add crushed peanut and it tastes awesome.

  5. Omg, am in love with this stir fry and especially that addition of peanuts sounds simply awesome.

  6. Peanuts and greens sound like a delightful combination. Have to try this one asap!

  7. Addition of peanut powder to thotakura kura is a great idea. Will have to try your version some time.