Chawli Ki Sabzi (Spicy Amaranth Greens)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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)

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