Chawli Ki Sabzi (Spicy Amaranth Greens)

Chawli Ki Sabzi (Spicy Amaranth Greens) is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Curries
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Boil
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

2 bunches - amaranth greens, cleaned, plucked

1 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1/2 tsp - Coriander seeds (dhania) powder

3-4 pinches - Turmeric powder

2 pinches - Asafoetida

Salt to taste

1/4 tsp each - cumin and Mustard Seeds

2 pieces - tamarind, finely chopped (or 1/4 tsp paste)

1 tbsp - oil

Method

  1. Chop amaranth leaves finely, wash in plenty of water. Put in colander, keep aside for 5 minutes to drain.
  2. Heat oil in heavy pan, add seeds allow to splutter.
  3. Add asafoetida, turmeric, and immediately, the chopped leaves.
  4. Stir a little, sprinkle with all the dry masalas, salt, and tamarind.
  5. Do not stir, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove lid, stir till spices are well mixed. Allow to simmer till all the liquid evaporates.
  7. Serve hot or reheat when required.
  8. Serve with roti, phulka, puri, etc.
 

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