Sangri (Dry Beans)(Prosopis cineraria)
Sangri or Prosopis cineraria is a small to medium-size tree, found mainly in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan in India. Common names include: Ghaf (United Arab Emirates), khejri, jant/janti, sangri (Rajasthan), jand (Punjabi), kandi (Sind), Vanni (Tamil), sami, sumri (Gujarat). Its trade name is kandi. Sangari has an earthy aroma when cooked and goes well with Ker. Ker- Sangari is one of the most mouthwatering delicacies of Rajasthan.
Sangri is pounded, mixed with sugar, and used during pregnancy as a safeguard against miscarriage. Water-soluble extract of the residue from methanol extract of the stem bark exhibits anti-inflammatory properties. It acts as a cooling anthelmintic; tonic, cures leprosy, dysentery, bronchitis, asthma, leucoderma, piles, and tremors of the muscles.