Amaranth leaf cooked with coconut milk and coconut gravy tastes heavenly. It is a flavour some and nutritious green. I have posted other recipes with amaranth leaves. Try out this yummy stew.
Amaranth leaves (chopped) - 2 cups
Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Salt - to taste
Sugar - 1tsp
INGREDIENTS FOR WET GRINDING
Freshly grated coconut - 1 cup
Green chillies - 5 to 6 nos
Small onions - 4 nos
Coconut oil - 2 tbsps(for garnishing)
Curry leaves - few sprigs
Wash and cook the amaranth leaves with less ¼ cup of water adding turmeric powder and sugar.
Allow it to cool and grind coarsely the amaranth leaves.(don’t make it to a smooth paste).
Grind the grated coconut, green chillies.small onions to a smooth paste and keep aside.
Mix the ground coconut paste and coarsely ground amaranth leaves adding required salt and water till you get the desired consisitency and cook for 10 minutes in a medium flame.
Finally add the thick coconut extract and mix well and remove from flame.
Garnish it with raw coconut oil and curry leaves.
Yummy amaranth greens coconut milk stew is ready to serve.
Serve hot with white rice, dosas, idlis, rotis etc.
You can fry onions, slitted green chillies, ginger juliens slightly before adding the ground pastes.
While grinding the coconut add 2 or 3 garlic cloves,and add tomato, if you need a tangy taste, or else add a tsp of lime extract finally .
You can use any other greens for this stew.