Sorrel leaves are otherwise known as gongura. Their flavor has been found to be similar to kiwifruit. This leafy vegetable is a rich source of vitamin C, that helps boost the immunity of the individual. They are available in two variants green and red-stemmed gongura. The red-stemmed variety is sourer than the green variety. These leaves help add a tangy sour flavor to the dishes. While preparing a dish one needs to balance the salt and spices with the tanginess.
Nutritional Facts: Gongura is a good source of vitamin A, C, iron, and calcium.
Recipes: This leafy vegetable can be added to soups, sauces & salads. Gongura blended with garlic, chilies, & salt is used to prepare gongura chutney.
Storage: Do not wash this veggie. Store the unwashed ones in damp paper bowel. Another way is to store them in plastic zip-lock bags.
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