Amaranth Appam with Leafy Stew
Treat yourself to a yummy lunch with this amazing recipe of Amaranth Appam with Leafy Stew by Chef Gautam Mehrishi. This recipe is a perfect balance of health and taste and will surely your favourite one in a short period.
Amaranth Appam with Leafy Stew

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-1 Hour


- Expert

Preparation Time

- 6-10 Min


  • FOR Amaranth Appam with Leafy Stew
  • 2 - 3 tbsp amaranth flour
  • 2 tbsp buckwheat flour
  • 2 tbsp chestnut flour
  • Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tbsp sour curd
  • Water as required
  • FOR leafy stew
  • 2 - 3 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 8 - 10 curry leaves
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp chopped green chilli
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 3 - 4 tbsp roasted coconut
  • 20 - 25 amaranth leaves
  • 12 - 15 fenugreek leaves Spinach leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1 tbsp jaggery
  • FOR garnish
  • Coriander leaves and Slices of onion


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add amaranth flour, buckwheat flour, chestnut flour, black pepper powder, a pinch of asafoetida, baking soda and mix it well Add sour curd and mix it well again.
  2. 2

    Add water and mix Let the batter rest at room temperature for 30 minutes Cook the appam in a pan.
  3. 3

    For preparing leafy stew, in a heated pan, add coconut oil, cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and mix it Add chopped onion, green chilli, dry red chillies, asafoetida, black pepper powder, roasted coconut and mix it well.
  4. 4

    Add chopped amaranth, fenugreek and spinach leaves Leave it to cook for 2 - 4 minutes Add salt as per taste, water and stir it Add coconut milk, stir it and let it boil Add water and let it cook well Add jaggery and stir it.
  5. 5

    Garnish the Appam and stew with coriander leaves and slices of onion and, it is ready to serve.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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