Indian Spinach

  • Balances all the three doshas (Tridosha)
  • Soothing and bland
  • Allays irritation and inflammation
  • It is cooling
  • It is a diuretic and a laxative
  • Used in treatment of - Dropsy
    - Gonorrhea
    - Catarrh
    - Urinary disorders
    - Stomach troubles
    - Difficulty in urination
    - Burning sensation
    - Leucorrhoea
    - Anorexia
    - Vomiting
    - Diabetes


Indian Spinach 2 bunches
Mung dhal 1
Mustard 1 tsp
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Ghee 2 tsp
Rock salt according to taste


Separate the leaves. Wash and chop them. Cook the mung dhal well in water. Add the chopped leaves to the cooked mung dhal, along with a little rock salt and cook for a few minutes, till the leaves become tender. Season with asafoetida, mustard and cumin seeds using ghee.

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Good one. a quick question..

Mungdal - 1 means what? do you mean 1 tsp? pl let me know.
nithyashree  Monday, February 08, 2010