Thazuthama bajji upkari

     Thazuthama /  Hogweed used to be found  growing wild in every backyard in kerala . Now due to urbanisation this is hardly to be seen . Those days this used to be collected regularly & a tasty dish made from this  becuse of it incredible medicinal properties as  it an excellent laxative  , good for eyes ,  also acts as a diuretic.. If you are able to find this never lose the chance to make a tasty dish out of it
Ingredients ;
  1. Thazuthama leaves -1 cup  ( leaves should be cleaned and washed well with water ) 
  2. Grated coconut – 1/4 cup 
  3. Chilli powder – 1/4 tsp  as per taste 
  4.  Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp 
  5. Salt to taste 
  6.  Oil , mustard seeds , urad dal & methi seeds for seasoning 

Method ;

  • Heat oil & splutter a tsp of mustard seeds . then add 1/2 tsp of urad dal & 1/4 of methi seeds and let them brown . 
  •  Now add the leaves , coconut , spices & salt . Sprinkle water , Cover & cook till done .

                                  Enjoy this hot with rice 

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