Amaranth leaves and Potato stir fried

Amaranth leaves are easily available here in Indian stores and in farmers market in summer . One of the Kerala special recipe with this vegetable is cheera thoran . The recipe here is aloo and amaranth leaves and goes well with rice or roti.

Amaranth Leaves - 4 cups , washed well and chopped
Potato                -  1 cup  , cut in one inch cubes
Onion                 - 1/4 cup , chopped
Urad Dal             - 1 tsp
Whole red chili     - 2 -3
Cumin Seeds       - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder  - 1/8 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp

  1. Make a coarse powder of  cumin and red chilli.
  2. Heat oil and add the urad dal.
  3. When it turns golden add the potato and onion.
  4. Mix well and cook till onion turns golden around edges.
  5. Add the turmeric, cumin and chilli powder and mix well.
  6. Add the amaranth leaves and mix well.
  7. Cover and cook on medium flame till the water is evaporated.
  8. Add salt and mix well and you are ready to serve


  1. perfect looking aloo fry with amarnath leaves. Rice, dal and this would complete the meal

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  2. Yummy combo..Sounds healthy and delicious...

  3. Yummy stir fry...
    How I wish I could get Indian greens here..except palak we don't get any..I miss them.

  4. Fantastic stir fry, simply love this combo..

  5. Wonderful combination, looks delicious..

  6. Greens. I love them and this would be delicious.

  7. Simple food these days are very refreshing. I love your amaranth potato curry. I see these leaves in the farmers market and I don't buy them, but now I have a reason to buy. The photo of the curry is perfect.

  8. I love this combo and looks nice

  9. healthy and delicious combination.. Yummy !!
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  10. Healthy n lovely combo.......

  11. A different kind of curry. Will try soon.

  12. loved it....never used these leaves before !!!delicious combo !!!!