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Malunggay

Moringa oleifera

Notes:

Also called kamunggay in Cebuano and Moringa in English. Considered a healthy green leafy vegetable in the Philippines.

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5 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I find everything on the wiki link used as reference. Except Dink Laddu

Chaitanya
Chaitanya 9 years ago

Mmmmm....I like Dink laadu as well. Very nutricious!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Yes..we use in India too as as vegetable in daily cooking. Brown gum(dried) from wood is also used in making sweets. Special is Dink Laddu is very delicious and rich in Vitamins, Proteins.

elapj
elapj 9 years ago

Thanks Ashish! In the Philippines, the leaves are added to the broth to make nutritious soup.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

World famous curry pods tree. Famous drum sticks pods..!!
I love them..In South Indian special curry Sambaar..very delicious due to this tree's pods...!!

elapj
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elapj

Bago City, Iloilo, Philippines

Spotted on May 11, 2011
Submitted on Jun 25, 2011

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