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Thotakoora Wadiyala Kura

Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: andhra
Servings: 34 serving


  • 2 chilies Green
  • 8 - 10 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Chana dal
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 red chili Dry
  • to taste Salt


  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a saute pan; roast the vadiyalu until golden. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and dry red chili. Once the seeds start to splutter, add curry leaves and green chilies. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add chopped amaranth leaves/ thotakura and cook covered for 4~5 minutes or until wilted and tender.
  • Add salt and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Finally stir in the roasted vadiyalu, mix well and turn off the heat.
  • Serve with steamed rice and dal of choice.


Linking this curry to Valli's December edition of 'Cooking from Cookbook Challenge'.