Manathakkali Thanni Saaru recipe(Black Nightshade soup)
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Manthakkali Thanni saaru recipe is a soup recipe good for stomach ulcer.
Recipe type: soup
Cuisine: TamilNadu
Serves: 2
  • 300 g Manathakkali Keerai/Black Night Shade leaves
  • 10 Shallots/Chinna Vengayam, chopped
  • 1 tsp oil / Thengai Ennai
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds / Seeragam,
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk/thengai paal
  • 1 cup water/Thanni
  • 1 tsp salt/Uppu
  1. Remove the only leaves from the manathakkali keerai, wash and clean it.
  2. Heat a tsp of oil in a saucepan, add the cumin seeds.
  3. Add the chopped shallots and fry well.
  4. Add the Keerai and saute for a second and then add the coconut milk.
  5. Add water cover and cook for 5 to 10 mins or till the leaves become soft and mushy.
  6. Finally, add the salt and boil for a second and switch off the stove.
  7. Manathakkali soup is ready to serve.
Add salt finally so that the milk will not get cuddly.
don't saute the Keerai too much, just a second and then add water and milk.
Soup is little sour but very good for all types of ulcer
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at