Thotakura fry is a quick Indian spicy stir fry recipe served as a side dish with plain rice, dal, rasam, pappu.
Heat a pan or large bottom kadai(wok) over medium flame.
Add onion slices, a spring of curry leaves, 2 halved green chilies.
Also add 2 red chilies, a spoon of chopped ginger and 3 chopped garlic cloves.
Stir and fry till the onions turn light golden colour.
Take a bunch of thotakura(amaranth leaves) wash thoroughly chop and add to the pan.
Stir occasionally fry for 3 minutes.
Pour 1/2 glass of water mix well.
Close the lid and cook for 2 minutes.
Cook till the water dry completely and thotakura turn soft.
Add 1/2 spoon of salt and 2 spoons of vepudu karam podi.
Reduce or avoid vepudu karam if you serve for kids.
Stir and fry till the karam mixed well.
Switch off the fire take into a serving bowl.
Serve as side dish in plain rice, dal, rasama, pappu.