Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry

By Padma Rekha  |  13th Nov 2015  |  
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Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curryby Padma Rekha
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About Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry Recipe

An easy to make recipe. This is a healthy dish to include in any meal.

The delicious and mouthwatering Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry is a famous dish of Andhra Pradesh and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry. Padma Rekha shared this Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry

Ingredients to make Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry

  • Totakura (amaranth leaves)- 2 cups finely chopped
  • tomato- 4 medium sized finely chopped
  • onion- 1 medium sized finely chopped
  • green chillies- 2 cut in halves
  • salt to taste
  • turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • red chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • tamarind- 1 inch piece
  • oil- 1 tbsp
  • mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Split urad dal- 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • garlic cloves- 4, crushed
  • Few curry leaves

How to make Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry

  1. Take all the chopped vegetables in a pan and add salt to taste, tamarind piece, turmeric powder, red chilli powder. Pour in 1/4 cup of water and cook in a very low flame till the vegetables are cooked and all the water is evaporated.
  2. To check if the amaranth leaves are cooked or not take out a spoon of curry, let it cool for a minute and mash the leaves with your hands, if the leaves are mashed then it is cooked.
  3. Now remove from heat and mash the cooked vegetables with a potato masher (pappugutti) to mix every thing well as this gives a smooth texture to the curry.
  4. Don't over mash, just mash it till every thing blends well.
  5. Now heat oil in another pan, add mustard seeds and let them pop, then add the crushed garlic, urad dal, cumin seeds, curry leaves one by one and fry till they turn golden. Add this seasoning to the mashed Amaranth leaves mixture and stir well.
  6. Serve it with rice.

Reviews for Totakura Pulusu- Amaranth Leaves Tangy Curry (1)

Ritu Sharma5 years ago

Are these leaves available in north india?
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