Red Amaranth Dry Curry

Red Amaranth Dry Curry, also known as Lal Saag ki Subzi, is a popular dish in Indian cuisine made with red amaranth leaves, also known as Lal Saag. It is a simple and healthy dish that is typically eaten as a side dish with rice or roti. Unlike other curries which are made with a saucy base, this curry is dry and has a texture closer to a stir fry.

Here is a basic recipe for making Red Amaranth Dry Curry:


  • 2 cups red amaranth leaves
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp coriander powder


  1. Rinse the red amaranth leaves in water and chop them roughly
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, once they start to splutter add chopped red amaranth leaves
  3. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, and salt, and sauté for a few minutes until the leaves are wilted
  4. Add garam masala powder, mix well and cook for another minute.
  5. Remove from heat and serve as a side dish with rice or roti.

Note: You can add other vegetables like onions, tomatoes, or potatoes for added flavor and nutrition. You can also adjust the amount of spices as per your taste preference.






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