Tag: leafy vegetables

Jharas – The Exotic Leafy Green of Winters

Jharas is Winter green found only in the region of Vasai-Virar. Most of the vegetable vendors especially those who are not native and sometimes even natives like ‘maushis’ in  eastern market of Virar haven’t  heard of this leafy green. It just grows like that, probably… Continue Reading “Jharas – The Exotic Leafy Green of Winters”

Vaal – Deth Aamti

Many greens and  vegetables have vanished today from the market because they lack either distinguishing taste, or easy availability. I have heard from mother, how Taro, Drumsticks, Radish and many other lesser known greens that grew aplenty without plantation cost provided nutritional supplement the middle class and… Continue Reading “Vaal – Deth Aamti”