On Ashadha Amavasya is also called as Deepaanvit Amavasya lamps are worshipped. This simple and delicious recipe where Whole Wheat Flour Lamps are used to worship lamps. A simple and healthy steamed recipe from Maharashtra underlines that even lamp is worshipable.
Here in Goa this leafy vegetable is called “Dhavi Bhaji” I googled a bit and found and found this a list of Goa’s top ten nutritious monsoon vegetables by Dr. Nandakumar Kamat as eminent Goan Personality. He has listed “Dhavi Bhaji” as “Fifth is the white amaranthus locally known as ‘dhavi bhaji’.”