Organic Gongura from OrganicSiri®
Red sorrel is high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all of which are good for your general health. It’s an excellent low-calorie and low-fat option. It has a high carbohydrate, fiber and protein content. It has a distinct taste and is widely used in south Indian dishes.
Also known as
Punti kura, Red sorrel, Ambada
Red sorrel has a number of nutritional advantages. It is a good source of vitamin B6 and a great source of folate. It also contains a lot of iron, vitamin C, antioxidants, calcium, iron, zinc and vitamin A. Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid which is said to help improve the immune system and increase the number of white blood cells in the body. This mineral-rich plant is high in calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, all of which are essential for strong, healthy bones.
How to use Gongura
Punti kura has a wide range of culinary applications. It is widely used in many Indian states and is used to prepare a wide range of meals, including gongura pachadi, chicken, mutton, pickle, dal or pappu and others. It has a distinct tangy flavor and is one of the most important elements in Indian Andhra cuisine.
Punti kura grows the best in well drained organic rich soil. It is important to keep the crop weed free at all stages. Over watering should be avoided. Red sorrel from OrganicSiri is grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Ambada can be stored for up to 4-5 days if kept in an airtight container or wrapped in plastic cover inside the refrigerator. Dry wilted leaves start to taste bitter, to avoid that wrap fresh leaves with a paper towel, place it in a zip lock bag and store it in the refrigerator.
This plant can be grown annually and the leaves are available all year, with the summer being the peak season.
How to buy Organic Gongura
We deliver organic vegetables, fruits and staples to most of Hyderabad. Here is how to order online: How to order organic food?