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Khadak Teri / खडक तेरी / Shield Leaf Ariopsis / Ariopsis peltata Nimmo

Other Names

  • Local Name: Khadak Teri / खडक तेरी
  • Common Name: Shield Leaf Ariopsis
  • Botanical Name: Ariopsis peltata Nimmo

Status & Habitat

  • Habitat: Herb
  • Occurrence: Understories of tropical forests
  • Season of Availability: June-August
  • Geography: Southwest India
  • Method of Propagation: Seed propagation
  • Part used for Propagation: Seeds

Edible Parts

  • Edible Parts: Leaves
  • Can be Eaten Raw: No

Method of Consumption

  • Raw: No
  • Ripe: Yes
  • Both Raw & Ripe: No
  • Dangerous Form to Consume: Raw plant
  • As Food: Cooked as a vegetable.
  • As Medicine: Helps with general health
  • 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: Eaten as a vegetable, cooked with oil and onion, made into vadi, and used as a garnish in dal.

Nutritional & Medicinal Benefits

  • Nutritional Benefit: Contains carbohydrates, fats and oils.
  • Medicinal Benefit: Generally healthy.

Tribal Wisdom

  • Tribal Wisdom: Healthy food option

Recipes / Usage

  • Tribal Recipe / Usage: Roll plant with chana paste to make a vadi.

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Khadak Teri / खडक तेरी / Shield Leaf Ariopsis / Ariopsis peltata Nimmo

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