We all know how important it is to add greens in our regular diet. Greens are not loved by all, but are a must when it comes to getting the right amount of nutrients in your diet. They are loaded with essential vitamins, minerals and other micronutrients.
In today’s world, with the modernization of food habits, these locally available super-foods have lost their popularity.
Include these local greens in your diet today:
Haldi Patta: These flavoursome leaves are extensively used in Indian and Thai cooking. They are rich in anti-inflammatory, antioxidants and antiseptic properties.
Pui Saag: Malabar spinach or locally called the pui saag is loaded with vitamin A and C and also has rich antioxidants! Incorporate the powerhouse of nutrients in your stew, curry or simply make a mix veg sabji!
Gondura: This is extensively used in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana, the green leaves are packed with flavours and are a great source of vitamin A and C and B6.
Kalmi Saag: It is also popularly known as Anne Soppu, water spinach as the name suggests is loaded with nutrients and water.
Are you adding enough variety of locally sourced green vegetables in your diet?