Red Amaranth
Hong Kong

  • $36


Sold in packs of 600g / 1.3 lbs

Fridays Only Pre-order - Cut-off for the coming Friday delivery would be on Thursday at 2pm. Delivery of all items will be done on the same Friday that your pre-order is ready

Locally-grown & freshly harvested from the field on the day you receive it!

Most similar in taste to spinach, Amaranth greens have a deep flavor and a hearty yet tender texture that makes it ideal for use in stir-fries and sautés

What is Permaculture?

Different by Design.

Permaculture uses organic farming methods but goes way beyond & utilizes a holistic design in reducing its environmental footprint.

Read more about it here!

Seasonality

Best from May to September

Pairings
UrbaNature's Amaranth are best paired with:

  • Cumin
  • Chile Peppers
  • Garlic
  • Onions
Health Benefits

  • Lowers Cholesterol: Amaranth leaves are able to lower your blood cholesterol level. The leafy vegetable contains tocotrienols, a type of vitamin E which helps in reducing bad cholesterol (LDL) levels in the body
  • Anti-Cancer: The cancer protective activity of Amaranth leaves comes from to the antioxidant property of vitamin E, vitamin C and lysine, in addition to other essential nutrients. These leaves fight against harmful free radicals and prevent the formation of malignant cells responsible for cancer!
Recipes
Crispy Amaranth Leaf BallsRecipe
Time Required
  • 60 mins
Complexity
  • 4 / 5
Ingredients
  • Amaranth
  • Pudina
  • Coriander Leaves... refer to Recipe for more
Stir-Fried Pink Amaranth GreensRecipe
Time Required
  • 20 mins
Complexity
  • 1 / 5
Ingredients
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.