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Amaranth Leaves, Maath

Amaranth Leaves, Maath

Share Amaranth Leaves is known as Maat (Maath) in Marathi. Comes mainly in two varieties RED and GREEN ( Lal Math and Hirwa Math). Known as Thotakura or Koyagura (Telugu), Cheera ചീര (Malayalam), Kheerey (Kannada), Maath (Marathi),Bhajji (konkani)...
Spondias dulcis , Hog Plum, Ambade

Spondias dulcis , Hog Plum, Ambade

Share Amadi fruit, also known as Ambade in Konkani & Tulu,Amte kai in Kannada, Pulicha kaai in Tamil, Amra, Biliti in Bengali is mostly globally known as Spondias, Hog Plum, Spanish Plums, Libas and Mombins
Coccinia grandis,  ivy gourd, Tendli

Coccinia grandis, ivy gourd, Tendli

Share Tendli in Marathi , Tindora in hindi, Coccinia grandis, the ivy gourd, also known as baby watermelon, little gourd, gentleman’s toes, tindora or sometimes inaccurately identified as gherkin,
Jackfruit, Fanas, Chakka

Jackfruit, Fanas, Chakka

Share The Jackfruit is an enormous Fruit which is large and bushy found growing mainly in tropical areas ( Karnataka and Kerala in India) which are seen to have Monsoon rains. The young branches of the jackfruit contain humid white latex which can...
Know your nuts , at a glance

Know your nuts , at a glance

Share About Nuts: There is evidence that nuts have been around feeding us and our ancient ancestors since prehistoric times. The oldest evidence are some walnut remains which were found in Iraq and are thought to be over 50,000 years old! The almond...
Monosodium glutamate, Ajinomoto

Monosodium glutamate, Ajinomoto

Share Monosodium glutamate, sodium glutamate, flavour enhancer 621 EU food additive code: E621. HS code: 29224220. (IUPAC names: 2-aminopentanedioic acid, 2-aminoglutaric acid, 1-aminopropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid), commonly known as MSG, Ajinomoto...
Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Share Next time you get a bouquet of flowers, dont just throw it away … the Chrysanthemums and the roses are edible …. Yellow or white chrysanthemum flowers are boiled to make a sweet drink in some parts of Asia. The resulting beverage...
Clitoria Ternatea  (Shanka Phool or Seashell Flower)

Clitoria Ternatea (Shanka Phool or Seashell Flower)

Share Description : This plant is native to tropical equatorial Asia It is a perennial herbaceous plant. Its leaves are elliptic and obtuse. It grows as a vine or creeper, doing well in moist neutral soil. The most striking feature about this plant...
About Atta’s ( Various Types of Flours)

About Atta’s ( Various Types of Flours)

Share Gehoon Atta – Wheat Flour Wheat flour is high in nutrients. Because of its fiber properties, wheat flour is the first choice of the health conscious people. Wheat flour is obtained by milling wheat. There are various types of wheat....
About Ginger

About Ginger

Share Ginger is a spice which is used for cooking and is also consumed whole as a delicacy or medicine. It is the underground stem of the ginger plant. Unarguably, Ginger is one of the most extensively used ingredients in Asian cooking, and for many...
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