Tag : Leafy vegetables

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This green vegetable is rich in iron content. It is called as Solanum nirghum (Black night shade in English), Kakkesoppu in Kannada. Though this plant comes under the category of weeds, only some part is considered as toxic both in human and animals. The finely cooked edible part of this plant is used as food …
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Drumstick Leaves is called as Moringa or Murungai Keerai. This Moringa leaf is known to be the best source of nutrition and natural energy boosters. It helps in lowering the blood pressure and is sleep aid. It is found to be very effective in controlling diabetes. It is used as skin antiseptic and also acts …
Because we do not use much of fresh creams in our regular South Indian cooking, I totally forgot my store bought fresh cream unnoticed more than a week. We mostly use about 1-2 tsp of cream in any gravies prepared, then remaining pack goes off waste.So I never buy it, instead use a home made …
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    Spinach gravy posted here is a traditional method which can be used to prepare any type of greens whether you get from fields as weeds (Mulai keerai/amaranthus blitum/edible amaranth) or from market in the name of arakeerai (spleen amaranth), sirukeerai (Tropical amaranth), Pasalai keerai (Palak),….and many more. As we all know spinach /greens …
After 6 months of mother feeding we slowly start introducing the solid foods.Here in this place soups take up the place of main food that are introduced first. Though we start initially with veggies, by the 9th month we have to introduce spinach/green leafy vegetables. So palak is always easy to digest when compared with …
Sirukeerai kadaiyal is a traditional recipe which is prepared in villages from decades back.This recipe is a source originated from my forefathers period and we do follow this recipe in our place for rice during lunch. So I don’t want to miss in sharing this recipe in my blog. Sirukeerai is called as Tropical Amaranth …
Sivappu thandu keerai is called as Red Amaranth or generally Red spinach in english. This spinach are the richest source of Vitamin A,B6, K and C,also good source of folate and minerals.They are richest source of protein more than 30% in wheat, rich in dietary fiber,amino acid lysine( potential element in cancer treatment). They also …

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