Though bathua leaves are cultivated in some parts across the world, India, especially Northern India, is its largest producer. This is a winter special ridged, arrow-shaped greens and a storehouse of nutrients in itself.
Bathua is generally prepared like other saag to eat with roti or dale, or as a roti stuffing.
Bathua leaves are rich in Vitamins A and C, minerals like calcium, magnesium and iron and amino acids.
It is a blood purifier.
It helps cure constipation, piles and intestinal parasites to improve digestive health and apetite.
It also treats kidney stones, reduces swelling and keeps dental problems away.