Thotakura fry is a quick Indian spicy stir fry recipe served as a side dish with plain rice, dal, rasam, pappu. By just frying all the ingredients thotakura vepudu can prepare easily in 10 minutes. Green leafy vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Go through detailed recipe.

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thotakura fry | amaranthus fry | thotakura vepudu |andhra style spicy thotakura recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Thotakura fry is a quick Indian spicy stir fry recipe served as a side dish with plain rice, dal, rasam, pappu.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: amaranth stir fry, amaranthus green, andhra recipes, andhra style thotakura vepudu, indian food, thotakura fry, thotakura recipe
Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • thotakura – 1 bunch
  • oil – 3 spoons
  • onion slices – 1 medium size
  • curry leaves – 1 spring
  • halved green chilies – 2
  • chopped ginger – 1 spoon
  • chopped garlic – 4
  • dry red chilies – 2
  • vepudu karam podi – 2 spoons
  • salt – 1/2 spoon
  • water – 1/2 glass
Instructions
Procedure for thotakura fry(amaranth fry):


Frying spices:

  1. Heat a pan or large bottom kadai(wok) over medium flame.

  2. Add onion slices, a spring of curry leaves, 2 halved green chilies.

  3. Also add 2 red chilies, a spoon of chopped ginger and 3 chopped garlic cloves.

  4. Stir and fry till the onions turn light golden colour.

Frying thotakura:

  1. Take a bunch of thotakura(amaranth leaves) wash thoroughly chop and add to the pan.

  2. Stir occasionally fry for 3 minutes.

  3. Pour 1/2 glass of water mix well.

  4. Close the lid and cook for 2 minutes.

  5. Cook till the water dry completely and thotakura turn soft.

  6. Add 1/2 spoon of salt and 2 spoons of vepudu karam podi.

  7. Reduce or avoid vepudu karam if you serve for kids.

  8. Stir and fry till the karam mixed well.

  9. Switch off the fire take into a serving bowl.

  10. Serve as side dish in plain rice, dal, rasama, pappu.

Recipe Notes
  • The thinner stalks of the plant can also be used as well.
  • Add the secret ingredient vepudu karam podi which makes our thotakua tasty.
  • For vepudu karam podi dry roast all the ingredients red chillies, jeera, dry coconut pieces, roasted chana dal. Let it cool and make a fine powder. 

Step by step procedure for thotakura fry(amaranth fry):

Frying spices:

Heat a pan or large bottom kadai(wok) over medium flame.

Add onion slices, a spring of curry leaves, 2 halved green chilies.

Also add 2 red chilies, a spoon of chopped ginger and 3 chopped garlic cloves.

Stir and fry till the onions turn light golden colour.

Frying thotakura:

Take a bunch of thotakura(amaranth leaves) wash thoroughly chop and add to the pan. The thinner stalks of the plant can also be used as well.

Stir occasionally fry for 3 minutes.

Pour 1/2 glass of water mix well. Close the lid and cook for 2 minutes.

Cook till the water dry completely and thotakura turn soft.

Add 1/2 spoon of salt.

Add 2 spoons of vepudu karam podi. Reduce or avoid vepudu karam if you serve for kids.

Stir and fry till the karam mixed well.

Switch off the fire take into a serving bowl. Serve as side dish in plain rice, dal, rasama, pappu.

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