OOO farms Wild Food Kavali Bhaaji

Kavali Bhaaji / कवळी भाजी / Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau & R. R. Fern

Other Names

  • Local Name: Kavali Bhaaji / कवळी भाजी
  • Common Name:
  • Botanical Name: Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau & R. R. Fern

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Herb
  • Occurrence: Gardens
  • Season of Availability: Year-round
  • Geography: Tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Australia, and Asia
  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Tender Leaves
  • Can be Eaten Raw: Yes

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: Yes
  • Ripe: Yes
  • Both Raw & Ripe:
  • Dangerous Form to Consume: N/A
  • As Food: Leaves are eaten.
  • As Medicine: Leaves help improve immunity.
  • Cooking Without Prior Boiling: N/A
  • Boiling Before Cooking: N/A
  • Pickling: N/A
  • Brining: N/A
  • Fermenting: N/A
  • Drying for later Consumption: N/A
  • Overall Method: Mostly used for medicinal purposes; also used as a leaf vegetable.

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: Rich in carbohydrates.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Helps improve immunity.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Helps with immunity against infection.

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: Bhaji:
    Heat oil, onion, and spices in a kadai; add chopped leaves into this kadai and mix; let sit.

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Kavali Bhaaji / कवळी भाजी / Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau & R. R. Fern

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