Amarantha Leaves Fry -Thotakura Fry

Amarantha Leaves Fry -Thotakura Fry

Amarantha Leaves-Thotakura Fry

Amaranth leaves fry - Thotakura fry is very healthy recipe. Amaranth leaves fry - Thotakura fry have have fiber and more iron and calcium. Amaranth are known as thotakura in Telugu. Its anti-oxidants and dietary fiber. Amaranth leaves fry - Thotakura fry when included regularly in our diets, will keep the insulin levels under control. Thotakura is simple Andhra Style Stir Fry of the amaranth greens. Amaranth leaves fry - Thotakura fry are cooked in simple tempering of cumin seeds and green chillies. I cooked in pressure cooker. if you need you can cook in pan itself, its very easy to follow few step. Here the Amaranth leaves fry - Thotakura fry step give below
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 3 people


For seasoning:-


  • If the amaranth leaves are tender, u dont have to cook or boil, or else boil the washed and chopped amaranth leaves with a pinch of salt till done in pressure cooker.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add green chillies and chopped onions and saute for a while.
  • Add the turmeric, salt and cooked amaranth leaves in this seasoning pan.
  • Close the lid immediately and cook on medium heat.
  • After 4 mins, open the lid, stir well and cook till done. Amaranth leaves fry - Thotakura fry is ready
  • :- In india, we get tender amaranth/thorakura, but here in USA, we don`t get that tender here. So, I pressure cook the leaves.


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