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4/09/2011

Totakura Vepudu /Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry And Rasam

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Ingredients:-


Stir Fry:-

Fresh Amaranth leaves-1 bunch big
Onion-1 nos (finely chopped)
Garlic -6 to 7 nos (chopped)
Red chilies-4 to 5 nos ( Break into pieces)
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Hing-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-3 tbsp

Amaranth leaves Rasam:-

Amaranth leaves boiled water-2 cups
Tomato -1 nos (chopped)
Tamarind pulp-3 tbsp
Rasam powder-1 tsp
Red gram dal/ Kandi pappu or moong dal -3 to 4 tbsp (cooked and mashed) (optional)
Jaggery-1/2 tsp (optional)
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Hing-1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves-few
Red chillies-2 nos


Method:-


 Wash and Chop amaranth leaves very finely.You can chop the tender stalks too but discard the tough stalks.
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If the amaranth leaves are tender,u don't to cook or boil,else boil the washed and chopped amaranth leaves in just enough water (about a 1 or 2 cups of water)for 10 to 15 minutes and add    1/2 tsp salt ,cook until the leaves are cooked.
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Drain the leaves thoroughly(you can use the water for rasam)
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Heat oil ,add the cumin seeds,mustard seeds once they splutter,add red chillies,hing and garlic pieces saute for 3 minutes.



add the onions and saute till transparent.Add the salt turmeric powder and add the boiled leaves and saute covered for 3 minutes.
Now remove the lid fry  till  its done or until the fry looks dry without any water.
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Serve hot with rice or roti.
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Leftover Amaranth leaves Water Rasam:-

Method:-



Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds,mustard seeds and as they splutter,add red chillies and curry leaves ,hing stir fry for a few seconds, now add chopped tomatoes.cover the lid cook till tomatoes smashed.
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Now add the tamarind pulp,amaranth leaves water,salt turmeric powder, jaggery,rasam powder,cooked dal,coriander leaves.Bring to boil and continue to boil for 5to 10 minutes.Turn of the heat.
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Serve with rice and appadams.

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40 comments:

Biny Anoop

hey divya......dats 2 birds in one shot....love both the recipes

Priya Sreeram

lovely combo ! the stir fry looks yum

SravsCulinaryConcepts

so healthy fry !!

Reshmi Mahesh

Wow this looks awesome...great combi with steamed rice.

Priya

Both dishes looks inviting and makes me hungry...

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Owh dear...am so drooling here! My fav dishes ;)

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Yummy Team

Both stir-fry and rasam looks awesome..Thanks for sharing, Divya..

Nisha

Great combo

JishasKitchen

wow...that looks so delicious and healthy....loved it

PALATABLE

Both look so yummy! Rasam is my favorite too...

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Hamaree Rasoi

Stir fry looks amazing. Great recipe.

Deepa
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Jyothi

First timer at your blog, and i absolutely love how how you detail the recipes with pictures.. makes it foolproof for newbies like me! :)

Paaka Shaale

Oh wow Divya!!! These recipes are so simple yet so full of flavour. Yummy!!!

Jaisy James

healthy and yummy

Vidhya

Awesome combo.Stirfry look delicious.

Deeksha

looks tempting! I can't resist to have it.

Katerina

This is such a beautiful vegetarian dish. Very healthy and nutritious!

Nandini

Nice combo! Love the step-by-step procedure...

Prathima Rao

Loved both the dishes!!! Never tried rasam from amaranth...Looks too yummy!!
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Plateful

I love your recipes with greens, though I'm not sure what Amaranth leaves are. It sounds absolutely delicious and healthy, too!

Radhika

you have the patience of a saint to show all the recipes in step by step. Both the recipes complement each other.

kaveri

Wonderful combo....looks delicious

jeyashrisuresh

Very interesting and yummy one

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aipi

Nice - homey recipes!

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Pushpa

Comforting combination.Pics are making me very hungry..

Swathi

Both my favorite comfort food. Love it.

CREATIVE MIND

looks so yummy..hmm..thanks for sharing..
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Ila

ho awesome and yummy preparation :) me hungry :)

Rani acharyulu

Wonderful and healthy combo.Looks delicious..

Priti

Looks yum ....both the dishes and the new template is very gud

girls who like to gorge

Ohhh, so much green! This looks very healthy indeed!xxxx

Saraswathi Iyer

Healthy recipes. Looks delicious.

Indie.Tea

I am not a rasam fan, but the stir-fry looks good - nice and green.

Gita Jaishankar

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Shobha

Lovely combo...both are my favourites.

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Sonali Pradhan

wow...absolutely new recipe for me with amarnath leaves....but looks very delicious !


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RAKS KITCHEN

I love this combo very much,the greens with asafotida will be smelling great,will try next time!

Panchpakwan

Healhty and delicious..

Mehjabeen Arif

this combo is forever :) nice pic !

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