This agathi leaves is very good for health and this saaru especially, will cure mouth and tongue ulcers and good for your stomach. Coconut milk and jeera adds more goodness! I dono exactly what's the English name,so if anybody knows,share it,you are most welcome!



Agathi leaves 1 (tightly packed) cup
Coconut grated 1/2 cup
Shallots/small onions 10 nos.
Jeera/Cumin seeds 1/2 tblsp
Water 3 1/2 cups (or as needed)
Salt As needed
Sugar A pinch


  1. Separate the agathi leaves from the stem and wash and keep aside.
  2. Slice onions into circles and crush jeera and keep aside.
  3. Grind coconut with little warm water and extract the milk.Using warm water while grinding coconut ensures we get easily milk from the coconut.
  4. Boil water with salt,add onions, jeera ,followed by the agathi leaves with a pinch of sugar.
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  5. Keep in low flame and boil uncovered till the leaves get cooked.
  6. Put off the flame and add the coconut milk and mix well and transfer to the serving bowl.
  7. You can have this as a soup or mix with rice and eat.The consistency should be very thin like a rasam.
  8. You can adjust agathi leaves and water accordingly.
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                        UPDATE: Click here and  here  for more info about the leaves!(thanx Uma for the info!)

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