Ambat Chukka / Green Sorrel

Ambat Chukka / Green Sorrel

Scientific Name :

Rumex Vesicarius

Medicinal Value :

Fights cancer, reduces growth of tumours, helps patients regain weight, restores functions of liver etc.

Nutrient Value :

Excellent source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin B9. Also rich in iron, magnesium and calcium.

Culinery and Other Values :

Used in salads and other dishes to bring tanginess, color and flavor. The bland taste of carp and other herbivorous fishes can be improved by adding a handful of sorrel leaves.

Glossary :

  • English : Ambat Chukka / Green Sorrel
  • Tamil : Chukka Keerai
  • Malayalam : Ambattu Cheera
  • Telugu : Chukka Koora
  • Kannada : Pundi
  • Hindi : Chuka
  • Bengali : Chuka Palang
  • Marathi : Ambat Chukka
  • Kashmiri : O’Bej