Basil Seeds: Sabja/ Sabza in Hindi

The Basil Seeds are eatable and found from the sweet basil plant, Ocimum basilicum. Basil Seeds are scented – Seed is a member of the mint family. Basil’s seeds are loaded with volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavor, so essential to cooking. The composition […]

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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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Metkut Powder: Dal Bhat Masala in Hindi

This is the specialty of south – west India. There are verities in these types of ready mix powders in India, Indians love to have different types of powders to mix in rice and make different dishes. In this one of them today I am going to share […]

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Dry Coconut: Naariyal in Hindi

  Hey Friends! In my last article, I promise you all that we will discuss coconut in two parts first is Tender coconut and the other one is Dry Coconut. As per my words in my article we discussed tender coconut, now the turn is for dry coconut. […]

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Tender Coconut: Gila Naariyal In Hindi

Coconuts grow on large palm trees known scientifically as Cocos nucifera L. are naturally sweet and ingratiating. Coconut is botanically considered a fruit rather than a nut. Tender coconut has 5 main parts like Epidermis (exocarp), Mesocarp (Husk), Endocarp (shell), Endocarp (Kernel), Coco water. Before we start, we […]

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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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Garcinia Indica: Kokum in Hindi

Kokum (Amsul) is also called as Vrikshamla in Indian Ayurveda. It is from mangosteen family there are two verities of kokum first is Western Ghat region Kokum with smooth texture and second is Malabar kokum (Garcinia Combogia) from south India with the texture of lines on the outer […]

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