Misagi is a tree whose leaves are consumed by Dimasa people.

The leaf of the Misagi tree is crushed and rolled right after plucking using palm so that the leaf does not harden up while cooking. The leaf of Misagi does not cook properly when it comes in contact with iron utensils, for this reason the leaf is crushed and rolled before cooking. Crushing and rolling of the leaf enables it to cook properly. This leaf is also used for the purpose of roasting with fermented fish and vegetables.

Cultural Narrative: 

Misagi is a leaf of a tree used as vegetable by Dimasa people.

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