How to Dry Moringa Trees

Dry moringa leaves or seeds are a delicious part to any meal. This article will tell you how to dry them.

EditSteps

EditDrying the leaves

  1. Cut a bunch of leaves off a tree about long. Alternatively you can buy some.
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  2. Wash the leaves and clear off any dead or infected parts.
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  3. Get out some string and tie the ends of the leaves together.
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  4. Hang the leaves upside-down in an enclosed place like a porch.
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  5. Place a sheet or similar object underneath to catch any oil that might stain the ground.
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  6. Leave the leaves for about a month or until they will snap off quite easily at touch.
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  7. Store the leaves in a plastic container.
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EditDrying the seeds

  1. Gather a cup full of Moringa seeds.
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  2. Get out a frying-pan.
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  3. Place two tablespoons of oil in it.
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  4. Turn on the stove until most of the oil dissolves.
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  5. Wash the seeds.
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  6. Place them in the pan on a low to medium heat.
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    • After a while they will start to pop.
  7. Let the seeds cool.
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EditTips

  • These seeds once cooked are edible just like popcorn. Add flavour to them with salt.

EditWarnings

  • Be careful when the seeds are cooking as it is possible that they may jump up.

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