Did you know that moringa leaves, (Scientific name: Moringa Oleifera, Tamil: murunga elai), are very rich in Vitamin E? Among green leafy veggies like spinach, mustard greens, beetroot greens and Swiss chard, moringa greens rank right up there in terms of Vitamin E content. In fact, the quantity of Vitamin E in moringa has been found to be 20 times that in tofu!
The use of moringa leaves is not uncommon in South Indian cuisine, and I try to ensure my family gets enough of this essential nutrient by including the greens in my day-to-day cooking as much as I can.
Here are 5 simple ways to use moringa greens in one’s daily diet.