Lal mathachi bhaji ( Amaranthus )

2:03 AM
Leafy vegetables are very good for our health. Lal math is also called as Rajgira.
Healthy tasty Lal mathachi bhaji!!

Ingredients :
Roughly chopped tender lal math leaves & tender lal math stems  :2 cups 
Chopped onion : 1/2 cup
Chopped tomato : 1/4 th cup
 Garlic cloves :4-5 
Green chilli : 2 or as per your taste.
Ginger : 1/2 inch
Salt : 1/2 tsp ( as per taste )
Sugar : 1/2 tsp ( optional )
Fresh coconut : 1/4 cup ( frozen can be used )
Vegetable oil : 2 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Hing : 1/4 tsp
Coarse pea nut powder : 2 tsp
Clean the bunch of bhaji &  wash it thoroughly. Do not discard the stems. Cut the tender stems & use it along with leaves. 
Recipe :
1. Add  oil in a heavy bottom pan or kadhai.
2. Add cumin seeds when oil becomes hot. Add hing & turmeric powder.
3. Crush garlic, ginger & green chilli coarsely in mortal & pestle. Add this mixture in the oil. Saute for a minute.
4. Add  onoin & tomato & Stir the mixture properly till onion& tomato become soft.
5. Add chopped lal math & mix well.
7. Add sugar & salt. Cover the pan till lal math cooks. It takes hardly 5 to 10 minutes. 
8. Add fresh coconut  mix & let it cook without covering the pan till bhaji becomes dry.
9. Turn off the gas. Add peanut powder & mix well. Bhaji is ready to eat.
      Enjoy this tasty  bhaji with bhakri or roti.

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November 14, 2017 at 2:48 AM delete

Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe with us. Me and my husband we both love desi food, would definitely try this it and will let u know about how it turns out

July 13, 2021 at 7:18 AM delete

Wonderful recipe. thank you for posting. Sure to follow this page for Marathi food.