Kongunadu Style Vetrilai Sadam Recipe – Betel Leaves Rice

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Vetrilai Sadam or Betel Leaves Sadam is a traditional Kongunadu special variety of rice. It is healthy, flavorful, and tasty that gets a peppery flavor from the betel nut leaves. Preparing this rice requires grounded masala that adds flavor to it. Betel leaves have many health benefits, it is rich in calcium and aids in digestion. This rice has unique flavors of betel leaves and garlic.

Did you know: Betel leaves are full of vitamins like vitamin C, B Vitamins and a very good source of calcium. In a lot of South Indian homes, betel leaves are chewed after lunch thereby increasing the intake of calcium into the system. 

Serve Vetrilai Sadam or Betel Leaves Sadam along with Tomato Cucumber Raita and Masala Vadai for a wonderful Sunday lunch.

If you like this recipe, here are a few more Kongunadu Recipes

  1. Kongunadu Special Pattani Biryani Recipe
  2. Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe
  3. Kongunadu Urulai Kurma Recipe 

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