Padipe Koddel

Red amaranth leaves are seasonal and packed with nutrients. This spicy curry made in Konkan is excellent way of enjoying this nature’s delight. Padipe Koddel / Red Amaranth leaves curry is quite simple to make.


  • 1 1/2 cups Red Amaranth/ Padipe / Harive soppu, chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery, optional
  • Salt
  • 1 cup Coconut, grated
  • 3 dry red chilies
  • 2 teaspoons Mustard Seeds
  • Tamarind - A marble size
  • 2 teaspoons Coconut Oil
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  1. Grind dry red chillies, coconut and tamarind to coarse paste. Keep aside.
  2. Cook the leaves in a cup of water on a low heat.
  3. Once cooked, add coconut paste with little water.
  4. Adjust taste with salt and jaggery.
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Temper the preparation with hot oil, fried mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  7. Serve Padipe Koddel with rice.

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