Sorrel is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B9 and vitamin C. It is also rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, and iron. Though it is rich in proteins and carbohydrates, it has a negligible quantity of fats.
Chukka leaves can be consumed both raw and in cooked applications such as steaming, sautéing, frying, and boiling. They can be steamed or shredded and used in salads or boiled in soups, and curries. Chukka leaves pair well with onions, tomatoes, potatoes, lentils, spinach.