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Chawli Ki Sabzi (Spicy Amaranth Greens) Recipe

Chawli Ki Sabzi (Spicy Amaranth Greens) is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 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
  • How to Make Chawli Ki Sabzi (Spicy Amaranth Greens):

    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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