Amaranth Stir Fry with step by step pictures recipe. Amaranth leaves is a very nutritious green leafy vegetable and diabetic friendly too. This Amaranth leaves stir fry is a very simple recipe with simple and minimum seasoning.

Naga culture use very minimum spices in our dishes. We mostly use local herbs in the dishes. Our dishes are mostly zero oil. Intake of lots of green vegetables and leafy greens are very common. So this recipe is prepared using less oil and spices.

This amaranth stir fry is a diabetic friendly recipe. Here the leaves and tender stem are stir fry with just green chilly and garlic seasoned with salt. This is a simple and easy recipe prepared with just 5 basic ingredients.

I also love the South Indian version of Amaranth Stir Fry also known as Thandu Keerai Poriyal prepared with spice ingredients like urad dal, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, Asafodita and grated fresh coconut. I will share the detailed recipe here soon.

Amaranth leaves stir fry is a perfect side dish for your meals. Include this in your meal and make the meal wholesome. So let’s move on to the recipe. Please do try this recipe and let me know in the comments below how it turned out for you.

  • Preparation time : 15 mins
  • Cooking time : 12 mins
  • Serves : 3


  • 150-200 gms Amaranth leaves
  • 2-3 Green Chilly chopped
  • 4 Fat Galic cloves chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Oil


Wash the amaranth leaves thoroughly in water. Chop the leaves along with the tender stem. Chop green chillies and garlic too and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the chopped green chillies and garlic and saute for a min.

Add the chopped amaranth leaves and season with salt. Mix well and stir fry for 10-12 mins.

Your tasty and healthy amaranth leaves stir fry is ready to be serve. Enjoy it as a side dish with your meal.

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always, I would love to hear from you. Happy cooking!

About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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