Goa’s Bounty: Banana Flower (Musa paradisiaca)

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The banana flower also known as a banana blossom, is a large dark purple red blossom that is found at the end of a bunch of bananas. The…

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Goa’s Bounty: Breadfruit (Artocarpus atilis)

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Breadfruit is a very popular fruit in Goa. It is locally known as Neerphanas. It is generally used like a vegetable. It can be baked, boiled, cooked, fried…

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Goa’s bounty: Bimbli (Averrhoa bilimbi)

Friday, September 4, 2015

Averrhoa bilimbi, a close relative of the Carambola (star fruit) is a very common fruit in Goa and is locally known as Bimbli. The unripe fruit is crunchy…

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Goa’s bounty: Hog plum (Spondias)

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

This green fruit looks like a small green mango with a pit inside. The pit is edible in immature fruits; but hardens and becomes fibrous as the fruit…

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Goa’s Bounty:Yard long beans (Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis)

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Yard long beans are a commonly consumed vegetable in Goa. It is locally known as Iriel or Virvil or Vaal. They can be over 60 cm in length….

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Goa’s Bounty:Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum)

Friday, March 6, 2015

Tomatoes form an integral part of many cuisines across the world. They are actually citrus fruits, often considered and used as a vegetable. They are extremely versatile and…

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Goa’s Bounty: Radish (Raphanus sativus)

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Radish is a root vegetable that offers many health and nutritional benefits. It is enjoyed either raw or cooked, as well The they genuine viagra cheap from, is…

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Goa’s Bounty: Potato (Solanum tuberosum)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Potatoes although very popular, are underrated in terms of nutritional benefits. They contain nutrients that go far beyond carbohydrates and calories.

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Goa’s Bounty: Bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria)

Friday, November 7, 2014

Bottle gourd is a very popular vegetable in India. It is commonly known as lauki or doodhi. This vegetable is rich in nutrients and offers a variety of…

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Goa’s bounty: Brinjal (Solanum melongena)

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Brinjal also known as Eggplant or Aubergine is a very low calorie vegetable and has a healthy nutrition profile. 100 g provides just 24 Kcal. It is a…

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