What is it called in different languages?
Scientific name: amaranthus cruentus
Hindi: chaulai/ lal saag
Kannada: rajgiri
Tamil: puun keerai
Marathi: rajgira
Telugu erra thotakura
Punjabi: taj khurus
English: red amaranth

About red amaranthus: It belongs to amaranthaceae family. The common name for red amaranthus is red chawli leaves. Red amaranth leaves are more often used for their ornamental purposes even to make red dye, such as the “love lies bleeding” varietal. These leaves are rich source of carotene, iron, calcium, protein, vitamin C, E and trace elements. Red amaranthus is also a good source of anti-oxidants.

– Prevents cancer
– Increases hemoglobin levels in your body on regular consumption
– Reduces inflammation
– Enhances bone health
– Regulates heart health
– Reduces cholesterol levels in body
– Aids weight loss

– You can make raita-
– Can make dal –
– You can make curry –
– Can make chutney
– You can make stir fry –