Looking for easy, healthy Vegetarian Indian Moringa/Drumstick leaves recipes to make in your Instant Pot or Stovetop? Here is my collection of 8+ best Vegetarian Moringa recipes from my blog. Vegan, Keto, or Low carb and gluten-free recipes.
What is Moringa?
Moringa Oleifera is a plant called the drumstick tree belonging to the family Moringaceae. It is native to tropical regions of South Asia and India.
From its seeds (pods), flowers, fruits, and roots almost all parts of the moringa plant are edible and used for medicine for centuries. It's widely used in making dal, sambar, curries, parathas, and soups in India.
Drumstick is also known by several names such as Nugeekayi soppu in Kannada, Murungai keerai in Tamil, Munagaku in Telugu, Muringayila in Malayalam, Shajan in Hindi, Shevaga in Marathi.
Moringa Leaves Nutrition
Moringa greens are an amazing source of essential vitamins such as vitamin B complex, C, K, and beta carotene. Also rich in minerals like calcium, iron, zinc, manganese and has a good amount of protein and dietary fiber.
Moringa leaves are a powerhouse of antioxidants that can protect your cells from damage and may boost your immune system.
Health Benefits of Moringa/Drumstick Leaves
Moringa is a superfood and has multiple health benefits, few are
- Good For Heart
- Regulates Diabetes
- Lowers The Risk Of Cancer
- Fights Infection
- Reduces Cholesterol Level
- Good for Pregnancy And Lactation
Where do you find fresh Moringa leaves?
You can find these fresh moringa leaves at your nearest Indian grocery stores here in the Bay Area, California. You can also find them in your local farmer's market or health food stores.
When you have excess, you can also spread fresh drumstick leaves on a cloth or large plate and sundry in a covered area for 1-2 days (do not put in direct sunlight as it will affect the green color of the leaves) or can be dried under the fan as well. Use them when fresh leaves are unavailable.
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8+ Indian Vegetarian Moringa/Drumstick Leaves Recipes
Let’s look at the 8+ Indian Moringa Leaf Recipes, which will offer you various options.
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8+ Indian Moringa/Drumstick Recipes
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