Thursday, 16 February 2017

Is this memory herb "Brahmi/Vallarai" is still in your memory?

Vallarai
Vallarai


Resembling the shape of our brain, these cute little curly leaves provides vital nutrients for our Brain. Do you want to know how?.........keep reading

Monday, 28 November 2016

5 health benefits of Citron/Narthangai/bitter orange that you probably don't know

citron/bitter orange/narthangai
narthangai


Hailing from Citrus family, Citron aka Narthangai gains utmost importance for its immense medicinal value.

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Top Health Benefits of METHI Seeds and Leaves- Bitter in taste but better for health

METHI Seeds and Leaves- Bitter in taste but better for health
METHI Seeds and Leaves- Bitter in taste but better for health


Isn't it true that we often neglect Fenugreek for its bitter taste? True, but note that this wonderful Methi provides immense health benefits. 

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Thooyamalli Rice/Thuyamalli Rice (TamilNadu Traditional Rice)

Thooyamalli Rice
Thooyamalli Rice


How attractive and appealing this Rice looks, Isn't it?....but the sad part is this Traditional rice variety is not known to many of us. 

Friday, 8 April 2016

Top health benefits and interesting facts of Ponnanganni keerai/Dwarf Copper Leaf

Ponnanganni keerai/Dwarf Copper Leaf
Ponnanganni keerai



Ponnanganni Keerai also called as Dwarf Copper Leaf in English, is a wonderful green which is losing its charm nowadays.

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Palak/Spinach

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Spinach/Palak is a tasty Green with high nutritional value. Spinach can either be eaten Raw or cooked and hence used in many cuisines. In India, Spinach is used to prepare many tasty dishes like Palak paneer, Palak soup, Palak paratha etc.

For Palak veg soup recipe, click on the pic
Palak Vegetable soup












The famous cartoon character Papeye the saylor is shown eating spinach to gain strength instantly. Indeed it is true, as Spinach is a rich source of Vitamin A, Vitamin c, Vitamin K, Manganese, Magnesium, Folate and Iron <Source wiki>

A list goes on and on if you see the health benefits of Spinach. It helps in Diabetes management, Cancer prevention, Asthma prevention, Lowering blood pressure, Bone health, Prevents constipation, last but not least it helps to enhance our beauty by promoting healthy skin and Hair.