Category : Healthy platter

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  Vendayakeerai is called as fenugreek leaves in English and methi in Hindi. This leaves has a strong aroma and bitter taste and adds good flavour even when added in small amount to the dishes and curries.they show up vital health benefits mainly for women inducing easy child birth,breast milk production,ease out general women health,breast …
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  Like water salt is an essential ingredient required for human body. Over many decades in our family our ancestors are habit-ed in using the crystal salt in their regular diet and we continue with the same habit in our kitchen. I wanted to learn something about the nutritional fact behind their usage. As you …
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Millets are group of small-seeded grasses grown over the world to feed both humans and fodders. Millets were used as our traditional food over the centuries and as decades passed by along with culture changes,their benefits were also vanished. Millets are collectively called as sirudhaniyam in Tamil. Millets serves as a substitute for Rice because …
Red rice is called as Kerala matta rice which has been using from centuries. Red rice and brown rice are the same variety,but depending on the color after processing they are separated. They both are rich in antioxidants and fiber,but differs in nutrient density. Red rice when consumed helps in weight management and enhances immune …
 Butter fruit/Avocado are rich in health benefiting mono I unsaturated Fatty acid. This fruit is called as aanaikoiya in Tamil. They have nutritional profile similar to edible nuts and seeds. This fruits like banana mature on the tree but ripen after harvesting.they are rich in both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber,vitamins,minerals and also Omega-6 fatty …
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┬áSugars are the substances that are added in our food to induce taste. Sugar is called as sucrose and is a carbohydrate which naturally occurs in every fruit and vegetable of plant kingdom. Our taste buds gets naturally addicted to these sugars making a feel that certain food cannot be consumed without their presence by …
First of all I am not an expert in baked goodies…just a begginer and learner I can say.After buying my muffin tray,I was waiting for months to get a chance to prepare these muffins. Because it was very difficult for me to prepare baking stuffs managing my 11 months boy and concentrating on this. So …
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The recipe sukku rasam/dry ginger rasam is a traditional method prepared in village sides of tamilnadu.This rasam is not generally prepared at all times but mainly during winter season as they serves as better remedy for cough and cold. Here we use the spices of masala box as a main course of ingredient. Also this …
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Greengram is generally nutritious,sprouted form of moong dal are rich in Vitamin K (essential for blood clotting),Vitamin C (protects cells from free radicals),iron, folate (requires to make healthy blood cells and during first 28 days of pregnancy folate prevents birth defects with brain and spinal cord).This soup is generally suitable for all age groups from …
Thuthuvalai is called as purple fruited pea eggplant in English.This is effective in balancing tridosha i.e; vada,pitta,kappa. The leaves are very effective in neutralizing excess heat,relieves from sore throat, cough and cold and also gas trapped in body.In medicine of siddha these leaves are called as long life elixir. They stimulates blood production, prevents thickening …

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