SUNDAY HARVEST: GREENS – AMARANTHUS

Amaranthus are easy to grow and require well-drained soil.  They thrive well in hot summer. The only pest that, I need to keep an eye on would be grasshoppers.

How to grow amaranth

How to grow amaranth

Harvest the leaves before it starts flowering. I’ve two varieties – Green and Red Amaranth.

They are rich source of Manganese.  When steamed, and mashed with a handful of dal along with the seasoning of mustards and red chillies, they taste incredibly delicious.

With luv,

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