Amaranth leaves dal | How to make Amaranth leaves dal

By R.Anandi Anand  |  30th Mar 2016  |  
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  • Amaranth leaves dal, How to make Amaranth leaves dal
Amaranth leaves dalby R.Anandi Anand
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

11

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About Amaranth leaves dal Recipe

This is called as Molakeerai in Tamil and in Thotakoora in Telugu. A perfectly flavoured South Indian dish.

Amaranth leaves dal is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Amaranth leaves dal by R.Anandi Anand is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Amaranth leaves dal at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Amaranth leaves dal is a dish which comes from world cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Amaranth leaves dal takes 30 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Amaranth leaves dal make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Amaranth leaves dal will be the best option for you. The flavor of Amaranth leaves dal is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Amaranth leaves dal at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Amaranth leaves dal

Ingredients to make Amaranth leaves dal

  • 1 cup amaranth leaves, washed and cut finely
  • 1/4 cup toovar dal
  • 1/4 cup masoor dal
  • 2 green chillies
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion cut
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/2 inch ginger, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dhania powder
  • A little asfoetida
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Mustard seeds, urad dal ,1 red chilli for Seasoning
  • Few curry leaves and coriander leaves

How to make Amaranth leaves dal

  1. Soak the dals for 20 mins and cook it in a pressure cooker with turmeric till its soft. Then keep aside.
  2. Once again, take the cooker, add oil and the seasoning ingredients, mustard seeds, udad dal, red chilli, green chilli, asafoetida, curry leaves, onion, ginger, garlic and fry it.
  3. Then add the turmeric powder, along with the tomatoes. Finally add the amaranth leaves along with salt. Let it cook till one whistle blows.
  4. Now remove the lid, add the dals and check the salt. Let it simmer for 3 mins.
  5. Serve it warm.

My Tip:

If you want, you can avoid the onion and garlic also. This is optional. You can also substitute it with amaranth with palak.

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