Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless. ~Bill Watterson Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them. ~John Shirley
Above two quotes suites as best as they could be……more or less life is same during weekdays and on weekends…..with my cute little one demanding time and squeezing energy…..weekends are same like weekdays…..cook, eat and sleep whenever possible….Cooking is the first thing attacked when you are off the track….most of the times it’s very simple menu like dal, chawal, papad or any fry or else roti and sabi…..don’t ask me of breakfast… L …it’s always bread with honey/maggi (all time saver)…..it’s not my laziness that’s keeping me away from kitchen…it’s only my sleepless nights….that make me dizzy all through the day…I know you are gonna say it’s all for a short period of time……I too know it….so is why enjoying it…..by keeping elaborated menu’s at side….
Coming to today’s recipe…..it’s simple, its yum and its indulging…..perfect to kick start and boost your energy…….along with pampering your taste buds. A dollop of ghee in white steamed rice mixed with amaranth leaves stir fry with a pinch of red chili pickle (Andhra style) and lots of boondi is completely gratifying…..
- 2 cups of Amaranth leaves *
- 1 medium sized Onion, sliced finely
- 1 Green chili, slit length wise and deseeded
- 2-3 cloves of Garlic, peeled
- 1 tbsp Red chili powder
- ¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
- Crush garlic and red chili powder and set aside.
- Add oil to heavy bottom cooking vessel and to this add chopped amaranth leaves, onion, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well. Cook on slow flame till the leaves are soft and completely cooked.
- Now add crushed garlic and red chili mixture and mix well. Cook for another 2 minutes or till the raw smell of garlic disappears.
- Serve with white steamed rice, pickle and papad.
- Last but not least add your ‘love’ to make the dish ‘YUMMY’.
*Note: Discard thick stems and chop tender ones along with leaves.
Simple things in life are always wonderful….so is this recipe….and hence is a bite loaded with rice, ghee, fry and pickle…..missing you mom…wish you were here or i was there to get that heavenly touch of you in every morsel…..so this morsel is for all the people who are right now missing there home food and mom’s touch…..the above picture is going to participate in Treat To Eyes: Series 2 event, by Rumana of Spice Ur Senses.
wonderful recipe and pictures attracts …..wow….:)
Rekha shoban says
yummt meal!!!nice spread n click!
Yummy and delicious. Oh I miss my stay in Andhra. Really drooling.
Wat a wonderful spread, stir fry looks simply delicious and healthy..
Very true…simple things in life are always wonderful. Loved the pics 🙂 Yummy!
Hari Chandana says
Thotakura vepudu chala bagundi.. Looks absolutely perfect.. thans for sharing !!
Love thotakura fry,especially when made it very simple like dis…looks yumm..the meal is really comfortable..
ur clicks are amazing lubna.Wonderful, attractive recipe. so nice 🙂
sowmya's creative saga says
simple and nice spread..yumm
That's a yummy spread ….looks delicious …love the stir fry
RAKS KITCHEN says
Lovely spread,the last pic is just making me feel like reaching to the screen and get it!! 🙂
Mina Joshi says
What a wonderful spread. I love your style of taking photographs.
I too made something similar this weekend:) lovely!
Hamaree Rasoi says
Ma ke haath mein jadoo hota hai…..Sometimes simple is the best. Like here your pics are tempting me a lot….Beautifully captured..
Reshmi Mahesh says
Perfect weekend meal….great pics…
even iam also moving to the screen .Last pic is so tempting.Nice way of making keeraistir fry.Interesting recipe
Suman Singh says
what a delicious spread of dishes..very tempting and yummy pics!
Lovely clicks as usual. Simple yet flavorful recipe. I do not miss homemade food but definitely miss Amma`s magical touch…
Une recette des plus délicieuses.
A très bientôt.
Lubna, I would count preparing any greens as an elaborate recipe – picking the leaves, getting rid of the mud, not simple at all in my dictionary. I love greens, though!
Delicious yummy meal. Last clicks brings back memories of mom, she use to give small ball of rice like this.
Beautiful photos! We all need those quick and delicious meals..
Priyanka Agrawal says
sahi, ur dishes r always so well balanced.
keep it up, lubna!
Only Fish Recipes says
first time here…wow…u hav such an amazing space…I would love to pass on an award galore to u…Pl visit my space and accept it !
The meal looks very nice! The stir-fry looks healthy.
Gorgeous clicks Lubna! The last pic has me drooling and definitely reminds me of my grandmom's 'muddha' 🙂
Shama Nagarajan says
delicious recipe..nice clicks
Sushma Mallya says
That is a perfect comfort food..lovely recipe Lubna:)
Rumana Rawat says
Thanks dear.. what a beautiful pic:)
I totally understand what sleepless nights mean when a baby arrives. it makes life miserable, you feel hungry and dont get the energy to cook something..,.I can still remember those numerous times I cried for Mom.
the meal you prepared is so so soothing. lovely clicks as always.
On another note thanks for your interest in Arusuvai. please mail me your id to email@example.com
Will send you more details about this.
in the mean time do take good care of yourself.
love to your cutie.
Sanjeeta kk says
Love that last click, Lubna! The recipe is for keep. As the greens are full of nutrition and great for the summer too.
Bridgett ~ La Bella Cook says
Oh goodness, this looks so healthy and delicious. Lovely photos as well!
Sweet Artichoke says
What a beautiful blog, full of delicious recipes and fantastic pictures!
Amaranth leaves are new to me, i would love to try this recipe!
Maris (In Good Taste) says
Simple, healthy and delicious
Sukanya Ramkumar says
Healthy and good looking recipe. YUM!
Perfect meal…am drooling here! 😀
Beautiful and delicious, I love Indian food but in this part of the world is very difficult to find all the ingredients.
Yes long time without visiting your blog,but the problems I have now to post comments… because the comment box is not always loaded 🙁
Superb Meal! Definetly i was missing your posts(pics) all these days..
Jayasri Ravi says
why do you make it so beautiful, the clicks always makes me drool :), yummy meal, waiting to be in Bangalore soon, told amma already cook me green leaves every day!, such a delicious and healthy recipe
Satya Chaitanya says
thanks for visiting my blog … you have lot of yummy recipe… thotakua kura is very yummy ..
Sneha Benny says
Nice spread !!! Lovely pictures!!!
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Kitchen Flavours says
Sra – I totally agree with you on cooking greens as elaborate recipe….but i do all the picking leaves, chopping and cleaning a day ahead….so saves time…
Sensible Vegetarian says
Lubna this surely looks delicious.
Slurppppp ..what an amazing meal!!! Real treat!!! Thank u 4 stopping by my space..and leaving such lovely comments.
U have a great collection here.. happy to follow u too:-)
Now Serving says
Love to spend my weekend at your place if this is the spread 🙂
Kitchen Flavours says
Thank You Sensible Vegetarian, Ramya and Now Serving.
Regal Kitchen says
Nice article ….
now i am feeling to taste it once.