Stone flower also known as ‘Kalpasi’ in Tamil is a species of lichen used as spice in India. Unlike most other spices this one does not look pretty, so what it has wonderful culinary and medicinal properties.
Stone flower has a bitter taste and almost no smell raw. It has to be sautéed for it to impart its flavour. Stone lends a subtle smoky flavour to dishes it is added too. Ayurveda uses stone flower to cure kidney stones and improve renal functions. Stone flower is also used to cure external wounds and bruises.
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