Chaulai Ka Saag is one way of cooking healthy amaranth leaves. It is a stir fry dish of this leaves with chillies and spices. Cooked in under 15 minutes, this healthy recipe is quite delicious too. Here is how to make Chaulai ki Sabzi.
Chaulai or Amaranth leaves are extremely nutritious greens that cover almost all nutrient groups. They are rich in fiber, protein, Vitamins and folic acid. When eaten frequently, they can prevent a whole host of dietary and lifestyle induced problems.
Often, we make and enjoy only fenugreek or methi leaves and palak or spinach for lunch and dinner. There are so many others we are unaware of. In the rural part of India, greens are enjoyed more often, and people find different ways of introducing it into their diet.
About the recipe
Chaulai Ka Saag is one way of cooking healthy amaranth leaves. It is a stir fry dish of this leaves with chillies and spices, and can be rustled together in minutes. The dish can be enjoyed with plain rice and Dal Amritsari. on the side or eaten with chapattis and rotis.
Amaranth derives it name from Amarantos, a Greek word which means ‘unfading’. These leaves can be used in a variety of ways, cooked with dal, added to gravies and dry dishes or even vegetable smoothies. Here is how to make Chaulai Ki Bhujia.
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Chaulai Ka Saag
- 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
- 6-8 cloves Garlic (Chopped)
- 5-6 Dry red chillies
- 250 g Chaulai / Red Amaranth Greens (Cleaned and chopped)
- Salt (To taste)
- Heat oil in a pan.
- Once the oil is hot, add garlic and dry red chillies and fry until garlic is slightly browned.
- Add Chaulai and salt and cover and cook for 10-12 minutes on low heat.
- Serve hot with Dal, Roti and Rice.