Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Amaranth leaves-shallots stir fry
Amaranth leaves called as Thotakura in telugu or Mulai keerai in tamil is used in different ways in the southindian kitchen. It can be used to make dals and curries too.
2 cups of Amaranth leaves (cleaned and chopped finely)
1 cup shallots (chopped)
1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
2 green chillies (slit lengthwise)
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp split urad dal
2 tbsp curry leaves
1/2 tsp asafoetida powder
Heat a pan, add oil and temper with the given ingredients. Once the tempering is done, add the shallots and saute for a minute. To the shallots add green chillies, chopped amaranth leaves, grated coconut, salt and saute on medium heat. Cover with lid and cook for five minutes till the leaves are soft and moisture has dried up. Serve warm with rice and dal:)
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Wat a healthy stirfry,never say no to this beautiful stir fry,love the addition of shallots..
One of my favorite stir fry. Good for summer.
Adding shallots really gives an enhanced taste :) Love it!! My hubby always says add shallots where ever we use large onion ;) Well who will sit and peel LOL
I never make this these days. u reminded me. thnx. will make it soon :)
Looks delicious, I just love to have these any time:)
My fav....Its yummy...
Nice stir fry- the platter looks tempting :)
Wonderful and classic recipe.. Looks absolutely delicious.. thanks for sharing dear !!
All time fav n perfect food....yummm.
Wow healthy stir fry dear,love the clicks...love the addition shallots.
deilciious keerai - do I see drumstick sambar on the side - ooh I am drooling sharmi! love that combo!
thotakura koora is a delicacy!...stir fry is too good...i miss it here!
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I love this green and you have given another delicious version to eat my greens :)
I don't think I've ever tried this greens but it looks healthy n delicious! Thanks for sharing!
Healthy and looks so good...
Thanks for sharing such a nice, simple and healthy receipe..
Lovely looking recipe. Healthy green recipe. YUM!
delicious Sharmi and also happy 4th anniversary. Wishing you many many more!
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