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Ara Keerai

Ara Keerai is a traditional vegetable. Ara Keerai has many health benefits. Keerai in Tamil language means Leaves in English. These leaves are in traditional Tamil cuisin for ages. You can find them grown in the backyard of country side homes.

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Close-up Photo of ara keerai:
Ara Keerai

Close up Photo of ara keera:
 Ara Keerai


Ara Keerai:
Ara Keerai leaves are used to make Ara Keerai poriyal and Kootu. Ara Keerai can also be used to make sambar.

Photo of ara keera kootu:

Photo of ara keera poriyal:

Popular dish where Ara Keerai is used:
As a main vegetable ingredient in Kootu or Poriyal.

Spelling variations in Tamil name for Ara keerai:
Ara Keera, Arai keerai, Arai keera, Arai Kiira

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