Latte ko Saag /Chaulai/ Laal Saag (Amaranth leaves)

Latte ko Saag, also known as Chaulai or Laal Saag, is a traditional Nepali dish made using red amaranth leaves, also known as Amaranth leaves. This dish is a staple in Nepalese cuisine and is commonly served with rice or roti.

Here is a simple recipe for Latte ko Saag:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of red amaranth leaves, washed and chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of beaten yogurt (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and sauté until it turns golden brown.
  3. Add the ginger and garlic and sauté for a minute.
  4. Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder. Mix well.
  5. Add the red amaranth leaves and stir well.
  6. Add the salt and water, stir well and let it cook for 5 minutes or until the leaves are wilted and the flavors are well combined.
  7. (Optional) Add beaten yogurt and mix well.
  8. Serve the Latte ko Saag with rice or roti.

This dish is a delicious and healthy combination of flavors and textures, and it’s a staple of Nepalese cuisine. It is a simple and easy dish to prepare, and it’s perfect for a healthy and flavorful meal.


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