Thursday, December 5, 2013

Lal Shaak Bhaja | Red Amaranth Fry

Lal shaak bhaja or Red Amaranth Fry is a common starter for all Bengali. Bengali like to have rice everyday, so in that case rice is serving with some traditional Bengali dishes from starter to dessert. In the list of our Bengali starter dish it is like Red Amaranth Fry,or Fenugreek leaves fry or Spinach fry and sometimes Bitter gourd fry are very common. This leafy vegetable preparation is very easy. Its really healthy and tasty to eat also.

Nutrition facts about red amaranth is very essential for all of us. It is a very good source of protein , vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate, B6, Calcium,Iron, Riboflavin,Zinc,Copper. It is very low in cholesterol too. So overall its really a good source of vitamin and minerals.

Lal Shhak/ Red Amarnth Fry

Recipe By : Nabanita Das
Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins

Ingredients :
  • 1 Bunch Lal Shaak / Red Amaranth Finely Chopped 
  • 2 Dry Red Chili
  • 1 Tsp Onion Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Oil
Cooking Direction :
  1. Clean Lal Shaak and strain excess water.
  2. Rub little salt and turmeric powder very well.
  3. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a kadhai.
  4. Add dry red chili and onion seeds to it.
  5. When aroma comes out, add lal shaak and saute a little.
  6. Cover for a while.
  7. Stir occasionally , when done serve with plain warm rice.

2 comments:

Hari Chandana said...

Healthy and delicious curry.. yummy!

Preeti Garg said...

Hello Nabanita.. How are you!
Its a remainder mail for hosting Foodabulous Fest Event announced by simplytadka and hosted by Nabanita for Jan month series. If you are still interested please drop a mail, i will send you detail about this event.
simplytadka@gmail.com

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