Category: “Herbs”

Safflower: Kusum a Flower Herb

Safflower is a plant which flowers and seed oil also used as medicine. Safflower is opposite to saffron, has an aroma that is very rich, but more suggestive of a sweet, chocolaty, tobacco. Another difference is that, unlike saffron, the taste is much weaker than the smell and […]

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Waterleaf: A Medicinal Herb

The Ibibios and Efik are tribes always will come top in use of waterleaf in different ways. Almost all their delicacies are cooked with “edikaikong”, either mixed with other leaves or just only it’s. You can call this as “Talinum triangulare” botanically or waterleaf. Waterleaf is a common […]

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Basil: Tulsi in Hindi

Holy Basil also called Ocimum tenuiflorum (Botanical name) is a member of the Lamiaceae or Mint family. Also known as Tulsi, or “The Incomparable One,” Holy Basil is one of the most sacred and worshiped plants in India. The leaf is the part most commonly used as an […]

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Nannari: Anantamul in Hindi

Nannari is a spice plant herb that is available in South Asia. Indian called Sarsaparilla is a vine. Sometimes it is a prostrate shrub (most of the branches of which lie upon or just above the ground, rather than being held erect as are the branches of most […]

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Mint: Pudina in Hindi

Mint is an herb with fresh-tasting leaves. Mint is name for many plants which use as spicy herb but mainly we use two plants one is peppermint and other one is spearmint that belong to the genus Mentha. In India we consume it as fresh and dried both ways. Both forms of the mint […]

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Coriander leaves: Dhaniya Patti in Hindi

Coriander leaves also called as cilantro; cilantro also known “coriandrum sativum L”. As its flavor compliment with savory dishes, like with tomatoes, curd, lemon, apple, kiwi, grapes, berries and so on…it is mostly used in Asia and Latin America. You can use it in sauce, curries, salsa, juice, […]

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Bay Leaf: Tejpatta / Tamalpatra in Hindi

  Bay leaf have one other name is laurel leaf,  A popular spice used in pickling and marinating and to flavor stews, stuffing’s and in different cousin’s in different ways, bay leaves are delicately fragrant but have a bitter taste. Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for […]

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