Gotu Kola (Pennywort) Salad

Ingredients

2 cups chopped gotu kola leaves

1 cup chopped parsely

½ cup fresh grated coconut

8 cherry tomatoes, cubed

1 or 2 green/red chillies based on desired spice level

2 shallots chopped finely

1 teaspoon sugar

Juice of 1 lime

Salt to taste

 

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coconut

Note: Fresh Coconut is grated using a traditional coconut grater.

Method

Wash parsley and gotu kola thoroughly to get rid of grime and mud particles.

Spin gotu kola and parsley in the salad spinner. Chop them finely and place them in a bowl.

Add chopped chilli, shallots and tomatoes and grated coconut.

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Mix all ingredients well and add salt to taste.
Toss with fresh lime juice and sugar.

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Information on health benefits of Gotu Kola:

http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-gotu-kola.html

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