Amaranth Leaves Dal (Thotakura Pappu) Curry How to Prepare

     Hi, today one different and tasty Thotakura pappu curry..... Dal recipe which can also be eaten as a curry, hence it is called dal curry in Southern India... Thotakura pappu, a Andhra cuisine, is simple delicious dal recipe. Amaranth leaves tur dal is easy to make and tasty. Andhra style thotakura pappu recipe. Though we don't add much veggies in our daily diet, greens are our all time favorite at home... when me n my sis were school going, my mom makes sure that she cooks greens atleast twice a week since we hate eating any other veggies.. Not only that in your Andhra and Telangana must to prepare in hotels this leafy curry, and also prepare in marriages also..... (But in marriages prepare only dal curry (tomato dal) mmmmhhhhh its my favorite dal recipe... I eat this dal with hot steam rice with add some ghee and eat this mmmmmhhhh no word's to share guys... you must try..... I will share tomato dal also as soon)..... So friends try this thotakura pappu recipe..... Thotakura pappu taste best with avakai (mango pickle), ghee and vadiyallu....

Ingredients :-

  • Thotakura (amranth leaves) 2 bunches / 2 cups
  • Tur dal (kandi pappu) 1 cup
  • Tomatoes big size 2
  • Onions 2
  • Green chilies 8 (for more spicy add more green chilies)
  • Red chili powder 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Tamarind (small lemon size) 10 grams
  • Oil 6 tbsp
  • urad dal 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Hing powder 3 pinches
  • Curry leaves
Preparation :-

  1. First take thotakura bunches cut it small pieces and then wash it, then put it a side, now take cooker add tur dal wash it then add cleaned thotakura leaves... 
  2. And then add chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, chopped green chilies, tamarind, turmeric powder, red chili powder, water and close with lid cook it for 4 vissels...
  3. After 4 vissels, switch off the gas and then put it a side.... When pressure will gone then open the cooker lid, then add salt....
  4.  And then mash it like this.....
  5. Now take a wok add oil to heat, then add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves fry it, then add dal also mix it well.....
  6. Cook it for 2 minutes... For the mixture totally ready.......
Now the dish is ready to serve...... Its so delicious and time also so save..... Its good to eat with hot steam rice with ghee its perfect..... And also eat this in roti and chapati also so good.. So friends try this recipe in your home and then send to me your valuable comments.. Yours, Neha sathish reddy..............