Saturday, June 7, 2014

Amaranthus Rice

 Araikeerai as called in Tamil is a widely used green in India. Amaranth leaves are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate and minerals like calcium, iron , potassium , zinc and copper .
 This rice is simple and easy to prepare.
Requirements :
Amaranthus leaves – 1 cup
Cooked rice – 2 cup
Onion – 1
 Green chilly – 2
Garlic – 2 cloves
Curry leave – a sprig
Oil – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
Salt as requiredInline image 6

Method :
Heat oil in a kadai , add the cumin seeds and let it splutter.
Now , add the chopped onion , garlic , slit green chillies and curry leaves.
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Sauté well till the onions are translucent.
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Add the amaranthus leaves and sauté for five minutes , by this time the leaves will be cooked.
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Add the rice and required salt , stir well.
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Stir for two minutes and take out from flame.
Amaranthus rice is ready to serve.
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No sidedish is needed.

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