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Organic Chukka Kura from our own OrganicSiri® farms. We home deliver trusted healthy organic food in Hyderabad. Chukka kura is grown solely for its leaves, it is very similar to spinach with regards to appearance. It is a perennial herb that is used for a variety of purposes all over the world. Aside from being a leafy vegetable, it contains a wide range of beneficial and nutritious properties. It is said that sorrel juice is known for eliminating toxins from the body and plays an important function in metabolism.

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Organic Chukka Kura from OrganicSiri®

Common sorrel is a tasty herb plant with a distinct lemony flavor. It is a popular leafy vegetable in South India used in making dal and chutney. It has a high vitamin C concentration which helps strenghen the immune system.

Scientific name

Rumex spp.

Also known as

Chukka koora, Khatta palak, Green sorrel, Common sorrel

Nutrition

Chukka kura is a good source of dietary fiber and a good source of vitamins A, B9 and C. It contains important minerals like potassium, magnesium, sodium, iron and calcium. It is said to help in improving eyesight, reduce skin infections and improves digestion. Sorrel contains a significant amount of iron.

How to use Chukka Kura

Khatta palak can be cooked in the similar way as spinach, it can be used to make curries, cooked with dal, boiled with soups or in a salad. Not only can you use it as a fresh or dried herb in cooking, but you can also make hot and cold teas with it. In south India it is very commonly used in making pappu.

Cultivation highlights

Common sorrel required full sun at all times, it grows the best in well drained organic rich soil. It is important to keep the crop weed free at all stages. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.

Storage

Chukka koora is stored in a similar manner like other leafy vegetables. It can be stored up to 4 days if kept in an airtight container or wrapped in plastic cover inside the refrigerator, we need to make sure that the leaves need to be dry before storing them.

Availability

We sow Chukka koora every couple of weeks and try to make them available all year, with the summer being the peak season.

How to buy Organic Chukka Kura

We deliver organic vegetables, fruits and staples to most of Hyderabad. Here is how to order online: How to order organic food?

Read also

https://food.ndtv.com/ingredient/sorrel-leaves-701241

Additional information

Weight0.05 kg
Dimensions20 × 20 × 10 cm

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