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Amaranth leaves with chana daal

Geeta Virmani
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Amaranth leaves with chana daal RECIPE

Amaranth leaves is quite famous everywhere and some places it is famous in the name of chaulai ka saag or lal saag. It is useful as full of nutrients

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. amaranth leaves....1 bunch
  2. chana daal ...1 cup
  3. Ginger...1" piece
  4. salt and green chillies to taste
  5. Asafoetida...1 pinch
  6. Turmeric powder....1/4 tea spoon
  7. Cumin seeds...1/2 tea spoon
  8. Red chilly powder....1/4 tea spoon
  9. Desi ghee....1 table spoon
  10. Garam masala...1/2 tea spoon


  1. Wash and soak chana daal for 20 minutes
  2. Chop finely the leaves of saag after washing them properly
  3. Put saag, chana daal, ginger, green chillies, salt and turmeric powder and little water in a cooker and cook for 5 whistles
  4. Mash little after opening the cooker
  5. Heat ghee and add asafoetida and cumin seeds, let them cook for a while, add red chillies powder and garam masala and add this to bowl for final tadka
  6. You may add lemon juice or amchoor powder
  7. Enjoy

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Neema Bhardwaj
Neema Bhardwaj   Aug-24-2018

Nice one.

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