In the time of monsoon season our ancestors followed ayurvedic treatment and healthy food habit like medicinal rice soup (karkidaka kanji) and edible leaves with coconut ( ela thoran).
Edible leaves improve digestive health, maintaining weak eye sight, balancing cholesterol level, enhancing youthful skin and fighting free radicals.
Leaves of spinach, pumpkin, pennywort, buckler sorrel, puliyaril and tulsi,chopped all together – 3 bowls
Grated coconut – 1 bowl
Long green chilli – 2 nos
Small onion – 10 nos
Custard – 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tea spoon
Coconut oil – 2 table spoon
Salt – for taste
Place a thawa on fire and heat the oil add mustard for sputter, then put cumin seed, chopped small onions, slitted green chilly and coconut. Mix it well. Add the leaves and salt to it and saute well for two or thre minutes. tasty thoran ready.