Sunday, August 9, 2015

Thotakura Kaadala Pulusu(Amaranth stems stew)

Hai friends today i am coming with simple and tasty recipe called "Thotakura Kaadala Pulusu".This is traditional South Indian Cuisine.I really love this recipe.This goes nice with steamed hot rice.This dish tastes like spicy,tangy and sweet.For this rice and stew papad goes nice with it.I love the combo.When ever u cut the leaves from the stems.Dont throw the stems u can cook this stew.Ok lets go to the recipe:


 Thotakura Kadalu/Amaranth Stems-2 cups
Green Chillies-4 to 5
Tamarind-lemon size
Salt to taste
Tumeric little
Hing little pinch
Rasam Powder-1/2 tsp
Jaggery-1 to 2 tsp
Rice flour-2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies-few
Curry leaves few
Oil-1 tsp


Clean the stems well with water and keep it aside.


Place the pressure cooker pot and heat it.

Add the oil and heat it.To this add the mustard seeds and make it pop.

When it starts to pop add the jeera,dry red chillies ,curry leaves and hing one by one.

Add the thotakura stems and green chillies and mix it well.

To this add the tamarind juice ,1 cup water,salt and turmeric.

Pressure cook for 1 whistle.

When the pressure drops add the rasam powder,jaggery and boil it again.

Mix the rice flour in the water and slowly add to the pulusu without any lumps.

Now the pulusu is ready to serve with hot steamed rice.


We can add onions and garlic if u want.

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