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MANATHAKKALI KEERAI CHUTNY/BLACKNIGHT SHADE GREENS CHUTNY

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MANATHAKKALI KEERAI OR KARUNJUKKUTTY KEERAI OR MILAKUTHAKKALI KEERAI is known as Night shade plant or wonder berry plant. Its scientific name is Solanum Nigrum. The health benefits of this greens are anti-oxidant, anti--inflammatory, diuretic, antipyretic. It acts as an anti- cancer agent. It is very good for mouth sores and ulcers. It is used for the treatment of convulsion. It also treats flatulence. We , the Kongu folks are well known of its medicinal values and we habituate  the food habit of consuming  the manathakkali keerai  with dal, chutny or manathakkali kootu and manathakkali berries puli kuzambu and so on. Sometimes when we suffer with ulcer or mouth sore and ulcer, we eat these raw and fresh leaves and enjoyed their speedy cure on ulcerrs.
Now we move to view how to make yummy chutny using these leaves.

Ingredients:
Black night shade green leaves cleaned and washed two cups Curry leaves 10 Coriander leaves few Fried gram one cup
A pinch of asafoetida Coconut grates half cup Garlic…