Cholai Ki Sabji

Cholai Ki Sabji (Amaranth)

Cholai Ki Sabji (Amaranth) is a very nutritive vegetable. Cholai is a simple vegetable and I have kept this recipe as simple as can be. There are no spices added in this vegetable and yet it tastes really good. I like to pair this recipe with rice, dal and salad.

Amaranth is a good source of dietary fiber and minerals. It also provides with vitamins and folic acid.

Try our Dal Panchmel, Lauki Stew (Bottle Gourd) or Sabut Masoor ki Dal.

Yield: 3 serving
Prep time: 10 minutes 
Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients for Cholai Ki Sabji

500 grams cholai
1 tablespoon garlic sliced
½ cup onion sliced
2 green chilli slit
1 teaspoon jeera (cumin)
2 tablespoon oil (mustard)
Salt to taste

Directions for Cholai Ki Sabji

  • Remove the hard or very thick stems and wash thoroughly 2 to 3 times to get rid of grit.
  • Chop them finely and set aside.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan; add cumin, chilli, garlic and saute for a minute.
  • Add onion and saute till the onions caramelize.
  • Add the cholai and saute for a minute.
  • Now add salt, toss and cover and cook till done.
  • Open the lid and saute for 2 to 3 minutes till there is no moisture.
  • Serve.

Cholai Ki Sabji

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