Greens

Totakoora

Amaranthus-Totakoora (Thotakura) Green variety of Amaranthus popular in Andhra Pradesh. It is often cooked with dals. Totakoora (or totakura) provides excellent roughage in your diet and is rich in calcium, iron and vitamin A and C. This is a tasty green consumed extensively in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Recipes made of this green are very tasty… Continue reading Totakoora

Greens

Gongura

Gongura (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) is a green which is widely used in Andhra Pradesh, India. You will see more in pickle version but can also be used in Chutneys too. The same is called as “Pulicha Keerai” in Tamil Nadu, India. The Gongura leaves have a very sour taste. It is generally found in pastures where the… Continue reading Gongura