What is it called in different languages?
Tamil: manathakkali keerai
Telugu: kamanchi/ kasaka
English: black nightshade leaves
Kannada: kaage soppu
Hindi: makoi/ makoya
Bengali: gudakamai
Oriya: lunlunia/ lunilunika

About Manathakkali: The scientific name of Manathakkali is Solanum nigrum. Both leaves and fruits of Manathakkali are edible. Fruits are of good taste and have many medicinal values. The leaves of Manathakkali have its use in curing many diseases. Manathakkali leaves are a good source for removal and cure of stomach and mouth ulcers. Manathakkali is a rich source of niacin, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin C, A, and other essential nutrients.

– Cures liver and pancreatic infections
– Reduces skin infections and allergies
– Treats joint pain problems
– Reduces body pains (on the application of the juice of leaves)
– Improves digestion
– Cures ulcer problems

– You can make soup –
– Can make chutney –
– You can make juice
– Can make gravy –
– You can make stir fry -
– Can make dal –