Moroheiya noodles are made with leaves of the moroheiya plant, making them a “great source of fibers & vitamin A. Morohelya is a highly nutritious vegetable that was prized by the Egyptians for its health and beauty benefits.
Moroheiya also known as mulukhiya or mallow leaf (Corchuros in Lat.) has been cultivated in Egypt since ancient times. Its fibers are spun into jute while its young shoots and leaves are harvested as a vegetable and used in traditional Egyptian dishes and stews. However not many people know that this seemingly humble plant has a very surprising nutritional value.
As the Japanese Ministry of Education and Science reported, moroheiya contains great amounts of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibers in quantities that surpass most known vegetables and herbs.