Malabar spinach has different names in different States and different countries. In West Bengal it is named as pui sag. There are two varieties green and red. Stem of the Basela Alba is green and red. Stem of cultiva basella Alba rubra is redish-purple, the leaves in both plants are green. The stem when crushed usually emits strong scent. It is a creeper plant. When seeds become matured it looks dark red. This is a lost recipe and I cooked In a traditional way.
Colour is the attraction of the recipe. When we mix the steam rice with the seeds of pui sag it becomes red. We should introduce this recipe to our kids,
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