Jaggery is a healthier alternative to refined sugar as it is a rich source of iron, minerals and antioxidants.
Tamarind is a good source of vitamin C, B vitamins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties.
Neem flowers are rich in antioxidants and are known to have antibacterial and antifungal properties. They are also believed to have blood-purifying properties.
Raw mango is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A and dietary fiber.
Green chillies are a rich source of vitamin C and are believed to have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties.
Salt is a key ingredient in Ugadi Pachadi that provides a salty taste and enhances the overall flavor of the dish, but excessive consumption of salt should be avoided for health reasons.