January 24, 2011

Thotakura Kandipappu Vepudu ~ Amaranth Leaves with Toor Dal

Thotakoora Kandi Pappu Podi Koora (Vepudu)

Ingredients :

Amaranth Leaves : 4 bunches
Onion : 1 big sized
Toor Dal : 1/4 cup
Mustard Seeds : 1/2
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Garlic Pods : 2 or 3
Whole Red Chillies : 2 or 3
A big pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tbsp

Method :

Put the toor dal in a pressure cooker and sprinkle very little water. Cook till 3 whistles. Switch off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Wash and chop the amaranth leaves and set aside. Peel and cut the onion into small pieces and keep aside. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a vessel and add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. Now add the garlic pods and red chillies and fry for few seconds. Add the chopped onions and fry until light golden color. Now add the chopped leaves, turmeric and salt. Mix well, cover with a lid. Let it cook completely. When it's done, add the cooked toor dal and fry for another few minutes and turn off the heat. Serve hot with roti or rice.


  1. Very healthy and yummy looking combination.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. delicious healthy and nutritious recipe.

  3. Healthy and simply delicious curry.

  4. Such a healthy and delicious vepudu..

  5. very comforting...lovely combo!!

  6. Idi nenu try cheste.. enduko telidu chala paste paste ga vachindi... enduku antaru? :)
    by the way.. mee koora adirindi :)

  7. very healthy and delicious dish...perfect combo...

  8. I love thsi curry looks yummy..nothing beats greens mixed with dal curry wid rice...I just love the combo

  9. This is always awesome combi ..chaala bagundi.. i love it..

  10. A very healthy and yummy dish..



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