Thuthuvalai in tamil is called as Purple pea fruited eggplant in English. This leaf is traditionally called as a medicinal herb with wide range of health benefits. They are very effective in neutralizing the heat and giving a soothing relief from sore throat, cold, cough and gas trapped in the body. In Siddha, this leaf is profound to be called as long elixir of life.
- Wash the leaf well before using,also check down for any insects below.
- The leaf of the plant has thorns all around. If it is big you can cut them else grind just like that.
- Also refer Thuthuvalai Soup recipe for the ingredients required for soup consistency.