Tambdi Bhaji Recipe (Goan Style Red Amaranth Stir Fry)

This is a simple stir fry flavoured with garlic. It quick to make and is quite nutritious.

Nithya Anantham
7 ratings.
Tambdi Bhaji Recipe (Goan Style Red Amaranth Stir Fry)

Tambdi Bhaji is a red amaranth, which is used widely in the Goan vegetarian cuisine. This is a simple stir fry flavoured with garlic. It quick to make and is quite nutritious. 

Did you know- The Amaranth leaves are packed with antioxidants, protein, vitamins, calcium, carbohydrates, iron and minerals Highly packed with carbohydrates, proteins, vitamin K, folate, riboflavin, vitamin A, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. They are also an important source of manganese, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus necessary for maintaining proper mineral balance in the body.

The leaves are high dietary in fiber content (3 times that of wheat) that help improve digestive health and reduces constipation. It is easily digestible and good for both young ones and adults.

Serve Tambdi Bhaji along with Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Goan recipes such as

  1. Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe
  2. Goan Chana Ros Recipe
  3. Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo Recipe

Cuisine: Goan
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Red Amaranth Leaves , tightly packed
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste

Directions for Tambdi Bhaji Recipe (Goan Style Red Amaranth Stir Fry)

  1. To begin making the Tambdi Bhaji Recipe (Goan Style Red Amaranth Stir Fry), clean wash and chop the red amaranth leaves roughly and keep aside.

  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds, curry leaves and let it splutter.

  3. Add the garlic cloves and saute for a minute.

  4. Add the chopped onion and green chillies and saute till onions turn translucent.

  5. Add the chopped amaranth, season with salt and let it cook. This will tale around 5 minutes.

  6. Once the water is all dried out, add the grated coconut, mix well and switch off the heat.

  7. Serve Tambdi Bhaji along with Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 22 June 2017 13:50

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