What you need:
Fresh amaranth leaves or thotakura-1 bunch
Red chilli powder-1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
For seasoning: Pieces of dry chilli-4, curry leaves-a few, urad dal-1 teaspoon, mustard seeds-1 teaspoon and cumin seeds-1 teaspoon.
How to make:
Wash and chop the leaves and keep them aside. Cut the onions, tomato and chillies into small slices. Heat the oil in heavy bottomed vessel and add the seasoning ingredients. Once they start to splutter, add the chopped onions and green chillies. Fry them until they become soft and add the tomato slices. Fry them on a medium flame until the tomato slices soften and add the chopped amaranthus leaves and cook for three minutes. Now add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Cook for 3-4 minutes and add the crushed garlic. Cook it until the oil comes out from the sides. Serve it with plain rice or chapathis…