Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Greens - Leaf Vegetables

#Greens, also called #leafygreens, #leafvegetables, #herbs, are leaves of plants eaten as vegetables.

Tamil : Karuvaeppilai; English : Curry leaves
Tamil : Karuvaepilai
English : Curry leaves


Greens are low in calorie, high protein, high fibre content, low fat and high in iron and calcium.
Greens are generally consumed cooked or uncooked in salads, seasoning, etc.,...
Here I am going to post images of greens that I have cooked, tasted and come across so far.
I will keep updating whenever I get a good click.

Chhattisgarh famous greens : Bathua Chhattisgarh famous greens : Bathua
Tamil : Karuvaepilai
English : Curry leaves
Tamil : Karuvaeppilai; English : Curry leaves
Tamil : Kothamalli Thazhai
English : Coriander leaves
Hindi : Dhaniya patha
Kothamalli Thazhai [ Coriander Leaves ]
Tamil : Kothamalli Thazhai
English : Coriander leaves
Hindi : Dhaniya patha
Kothamalli Thazhai [ Coriander Leaves ]
Tamil : Kodi pasalai keerai
English : Spinach
Hindi : Palak
Kodi Pasalai keerai [ Spinach ]
Chattissgarh famous Greens : Kusum Bhaji Chattissgarh famous Greens : Kusum Bhaji
Chattissgarh famous Greens : Kusum Bhaji Chattissgarh famous Greens : Kusum Bhaji
Tamil : Manathakkali keerai
English :  Black nightshade leaves
Manathakkali keerai [ Black nightshade leaves ]
Tamil : Mudakattan Keerai
English :  Balloon Vine leaves
Mudakattan keerai [ Balloon Vine leaves ]
Tamil : Mudakattan Keerai
English :  Balloon Vine leaves
Mudakattan keerai [ Balloon vine leaf ]
Tamil : Manathakkali keerai
English : Black nightshade leaves
Manathakkali keerai [ Black nightshade leaves ]
Tamil : Manathakkali keerai
English : Black nightshade leaves
Manathakkali keerai [ Black nightshade leaves ]
Tamil : Mulai keerai
English : Amaranth leave
Mulai Keerai [ Amaranth Leaves ]
Tamil : Sigappu Mulai keerai
English : Red Amaranth leave
sigappu Mulai keerai [ Red Amaranth leaves ]
Tamil : Sigappu Mulai keerai
English : Red Amaranth leave
sigappu Mulai keerai [ Red Amaranth leaves ]
Tamil : Mullangi keerai
Hindi : Mooli patha
English : Radish leaves
Mullangi Keerai [ Radish leaves ]
Tamil : Mullangi keerai Ilasu
Hindi : Mooli patha
English : Baby Radish leaves
Mullangi keerai Ilasu [ Baby Radish leaves ]
Tamil : Murungai keerai
Hindi : Munga patha
English : Drumstick leaves
Murungai keerai [ Drumstick leaves ]
Tamil : Murungai keerai
Hindi : Munga patha
English : Drumstick leaves
Murungai keerai [ Drumstick leaves ]
Tamil : Omavalli or Karpoora valli
Tamil : Pasalai keerai or Palak keerai
Hindi : Palak
Common Name : Palak
Palak Keerai
Tamil : Pasalai keerai or Palak keerai
Hindi : Palak
Common Name : Palak
Palak Keerai
Tamil : Poduthalai Ilai
English : Purple Lippia or Frog Fruit leaf
Poduthalai [Frog fruit or Purple Lippia Leaf ]
Tamil : Poduthalai Chedi
English : Purple Lippia or
Frog Fruit Plant
Poduthalai Chedi [ Purple Lippia or Frog Fruit Plant ]
Tamil : Poduthalai Ilai
English : Purple Lippia or Frog Fruit leaf
Poduthalai [Frog fruit or Purple Lippia Leaf ]
Tamil : Ponnangkanni keerai
Hindi : Gudrisag
Ponnangkanni Keerai
Tamil : Pudina ilai
Hindi : Pudina
English : Mint leaves
Pudina ilai [ Mint leaves ]
Tamil : Pudina ilai
Hindi : Pudina
English : Mint leaves
Pudina ilai [ Mint leaves ]
Tamil : Sambar Pasalai keerai Sambar Pasalai keerai
Tamil : Siru keerai Siru Keerai
Tamil : Siru keerai Siru keerai
Tamil : Thulasi
Hindi : Tulsi
English : Holy basil
Tulasi [ Holy basil ]
Tamil : Thulasi
Hindi : Tulsi
English : Holy basil
Tulasi [ Holy basil ]
Tamil : Venthaya keerai
Hindi : Methy
English : Fenugreek leaves
Venthaya keerai [ Fenugreek leaves ]
Tamil : Venthaya keerai Ilasu
Hindi : Methy
English : Baby Fenugreek leaves
Venthaya keerai [ Fenugreek leaves ]
Tamil : Vallarai keerai
English : Centella or
Indian Pennywort
Vallarai [ centella or Indian pennywort ]