English Common Name: Pigweed, redroot amaranth, redroot pigweed
Arabic Name: قطيفة
Leaves and seeds
Modes of Consumption:
Young leaves are eaten raw or cooked; they can be dried and consumed like mouloukhieh; the seeds can be eaten raw or cooked; they can also be sprouted and added to salads. The seeds are very small but easy to harvest and very nutritious.
Pigweed with Onion