Sauropus androgynous or chakramuni leaves are shrubs grown in tropical region and being used as leafy vegetable. Freshly picked leaves are rich in vitamin B, C and minerals. Handful of these leaves can be used while preparing any vegetable stirfry (palya) or sambar.
Here you find recipe for Chutney.
Elevarige/ Vitamin leaves/ Chakramuni soppu – ¼ cup
Grated fresh coconut – ¼ cup
Green chillis – 2
Tamarind pulp – ½ spoon
Mustard seeds – ¼ spoon
Oil/ Ghee – 2 spoons
Red chilli - 1
Wash and clean Elevarige leaves and drain the water content completely. Fry this with a spoonful of oil/ Ghee. Do till the raw smell of the leaves goes off. Make sure that you are not burning any leaf. Keep aside until cools down. Grind this along with grated coconut, chillis, tamarind and salt in a mixer until you get a smooth paste. You can add little water and not much.
Tempering: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, cut red chilli and curry leaves and let it splutter. Add it to the chutney.
Serve chutney with dosa/ rice.