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Ponnaganni-keerai is a traditional vegetable. Ponnaganni-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.

There are two kinds of Ponnganni keerai - Green and Red.
Photo of Green Ponnagannni keerai:

Photo of Red Ponnagannni keerai:
Red Ponnaganni-keerai

Close up Photo of Red Ponnagannni keerai:
Red Ponnaganni-keerai


Ponnaganni-keerai leaves are used to make Ponnaganni-keerai poriyal and Kootu. Ponnaganni-keerai can also be used to make sambar.

Popular dish where Ponnaganni-keerai is used:
As a main vegetable ingredient in Kootu or Poriyal.

Spelling variations in Tamil name for Ponnaganni keerai:
Ponnaganni-keerai, Ponnakanni keerai, Ponna kanni keera, Kiira

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