Andhra Special Bachala Kura Pulusu

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Jun. 28, 2013

Chinese spinach is nutritious and good for health. It is very important to incorporate leaf vegetables in your diet. The pulusu variety gives it a nice tangy taste and is quite enjoyable.


Chinese spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Seperate the leaves from the stalk.)
Tamarind 5 Gram
Tumeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Rice flour 1 Teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds 1/4 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chili 2
Green chili 2
Oil 2 Teaspoon
Water 2 1/4 Cup (36 tbs)
Salt To Taste



1.Pressure cook Chinese spinach leaves, tamarind, turmeric powder, salt and 2 cups of water for 2 whistles.

2.After it cools, mash the ingredients with a ladle.

3.Grind mustard seeds , green chili and add it to the rice flour and ¼ cup water to bring to a liquid like consistency.

4.Pour the mustard and flour liquid mixture into the mashed leaves mixture and mix it well.

5.Prepare seasoning by heating oil and adding cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and red chili.

6.Once it crackles , pour the seasoning into the above mixture and simmer it to a minute or two.


7.Serve it hot with rice and ghee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 49Calories from Fat 27

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 105 mg4.38%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 1 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet