Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Thotakura Vepudu

This is simple and healthy stir fry of Amaranth greens/thotakura that go well with rice and roti.

Things Required:

  • 5-6 bunches of fresh&tender stalk Amaranth leaves/thotakura(chopped)

  • 1no. onion (chopped)

  • 10-12 pods garlic (peeled)

  • 4-5 dry red chillies

  • 2tsp.oil

  • 1/2tsp.urad dal

  • 1/4 tsp.jeera

  • 1/4tsp.mustard

  • 2springs curry leaves

  • A pinch turmeric powder

  • salt to taste


  • Boil greens with just enough water for 8-10min.(don't strain the excess water if any)

  • In a pan heat oil, once the oil is hot enough add urad dal, jeera, mustard, once they start to splutter add garlic(little crushed) curry leaves,fry till the garlic is light brown in color, then add onion, turmeric powder, salt and saute til onions are translucent.

  • Add boiled greens, saute for 15min or til done, with out lid on medium flame.

  • Once done, remove from the heat and serve it with rice/roti.

8 yummies:

Prathima Rao said...

amaranth subzi is my fav!! Its healthy & so tasty!!! Adding garlic enhanes the flavor of these healthy greens!!

Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

SavithaRaj's Spice Land said...

Healthy one..this is how Mom used to make the greens back home...

Nithya said...

I just love the click a lot. Amazing lighting :)

Delicious and super healthy kura :)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Absolutely love the simplicity of it :)

divya said...

healthy and delicious...

Lavanya Selvaraj said...

Looks delicious.

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soujanya said...

love this dish...thotakura vepudu...
healthy one...urs looks yummy....

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Looks very delicious and would be perfect for my diet dear...

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