Laal Saag Curry Recipe - Ground red amaranth cooked with onions and masalas.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Red amaranth (laal maat / laal saag), Onions

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Veg

Laal Saag Curry

Laal Saag Curry Recipe - How to make Laal Saag Curry


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Red amaranth (laal maat / laal saag) leaves and stems separated2 medium bunches

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Green chillies 2

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Garlic cloves 6-8

  • Tomato finely chopped1 large

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Roughly chop amaranth stems and keep aside.

Step 2

Roughly chop onions, green chillies and ginger and place in a mixer jar. Add garlic cloves, tomato and half the amaranth leaves. Add little water and grind into a paste.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add the ground masala and sauté for 5-7 minutes.

Step 4

Grind the remaining amaranth leaves with a little water and set aside.

Step 5

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, dried mango powder and salt to the pan and mix well.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder, mix well and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the stems and the second ground paste. Mix well and cook for 20-25 minutes or till the stems are completely cooked.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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