Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Amaranth /Dantina soppina Chutney
Amaranth/Dantina soppu is highly nutritious. The fiber content of amaranth is three times that of wheat and its iron content, five times more than wheat. It contains two times more calcium than milk.
This Chutney is very simple,tasty and easy to make.
Amaranth leaves(chopped finely)- 1 bunch
Green chillies- 5-6
Tamarind juice-2 tsp
Sugar- 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Urad dal- 2 tsp
Red chillies- 2-3
Wash and cut the Amaranth leaves.Take a pan, pour little oil, add green chillies,cut Amaranth leaves and fry for 2-3 mins till the leaves get wilted.Let it cool.
To this add tamarind juice,sugar,salt and grind without adding any water.
Add seasoning to this mixture and mix well.
Serve with Rice,chappati,parathas,Bhakri(jowar rotis)