Lal Math or Amaranth Leaves Sabzi is a traditional Indian dish made from the leaves of the amaranth plant. It is a popular dish that is often made during fasting periods such as Navratri or Ekadashi. Here is a recipe for Lal Math Sabzi:
- 1 bunch fresh amaranth leaves (washed and chopped)
- 1/2 cup chopped onions
- 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 cup chopped potatoes
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp red chili powder
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp sendha namak (rock salt)
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tbsp ghee or oil
- In a pan, heat the ghee or oil and add the cumin and mustard seeds. Allow them to crackle.
- Add the onions and sauté until golden brown.
- Add the tomatoes, potatoes, red chili powder, turmeric powder and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
- Add the chopped amaranth leaves, salt and water. Mix well.
- Cover the pan and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes or until the leaves are wilted and the vegetables are tender.
- Serve the sabzi hot with rice or roti.
Note: You can also add other ingredients like ginger, green chilies, and coriander leaves to the sabzi for more flavor.
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