Many of us know this herb as cuban oregano,doddapatre(kannada),sambarballi(kannada), ova paan (marathi) and it is usually used as a cure for cold and in traditional kannada, konkani ,marathi cuisine in thambulis, or saars or pakodas.
This herb is cooked in Vietnamese,jamaican cuisines as well. Here are some recipes that you can use to create global flavors with this humble herb from your backyard.
Heres the recipe for the cold cure:
Heres the recipe for tambuli which is more like a chutney:
sambarballi chutney recipe:
grilled cuban oregano chicken recipe:
Cuban oregano salad recipe: