Thursday, 6 January 2022


Bhringaraj/Karisalanganni/False daisy is an amazing medicinal herb well known for its health benefits. This herb is native to India and Southwest  America and it grows abundantly in moist areas of all over the world.

Scientific research studies talks about its whole adoptogwnic properties that increase the body's tolerance to mental and physical stress effects.

Karisalanganni is the most precious medicinal herb according to Siddha and Ayurveda medical system.

It is loaded with Vitamins and minerals like Sodium, Magnesium,  Copper, Iron  Calcium  Zinc and Potassium.


In this episode, we are going to make Manjal Karisalanganni Thuvayal. It's taste is highly remarkable.


Manjal Karisalanganni greens one bowlful
Chana dal 2 tbsp
Shredded Coconut 4 tbsp
Garlic gloves 5 pcs
Red Chillies 2 pcs 
Chopped Shallots 1/2 cup
Country Coriander Seeds  1.25 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Tamarind Gooseberry size
Groundnut oil 1.5 tsp
Tender Curry leaves 10-15 pcs
Rock salt 1/2 tsp
Fried Bengal gram 1 tsp
Jaggery powder 1 tsp
Water 1/2 cup


Pluck the leaves and rinse them.
Drain the water and set ready.

Heat the pan with Groundnut oil on medium flame.
Add red chillies and shallots.
Add garlic 
Saute for a while until the shallots fried translucent. 

Add Country Coriander seeds

Then Cumin seeds 

Saute for a while

Add Gooseberry size Tamarind 

Add Tender Curry leaves 

Add Split Chana dal  and fry until golden brown

Transfer the greens

Saute for a few seconds

Add rock salt

Add Shredded Coconut.

Add Fried Bengal gram 

Add one tsp of jaggery powder

Mix to combine.
Turn off the heat.
Set aside to cool down. 

Pour half a cup of water to the mixer jar
Transfer the fried contents 

Grind to a smooth paste

Ready to serve 

Thanks for watching.

Serve with hot idlis.
It tastes best with hot steamed Rice, Dosa and other breakfast dishes.


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