Goa’s bounty: Fenugreek leaves (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Monday, September 1, 2014

Fenugreek is a wonderful herb and a very popular leafy vegetable in India. It is locally known as Methi.

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Goa’s bounty: Okra/Lady Finger (Abelmoschus esculentus)

Friday, June 6, 2014

Okra, commonly known as lady finger or bhindi, is a highly nutritious vegetable. It needs to be cooked on a low flame to retain its benefits. It is…

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Goa’s bounty: Kokum (Garcinia Indica)

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Garcinia Indica or Kokum is a deep purple coloured fruit, abundant during the summer. This nutritious fruit is known to have myriad health benefits.

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Goa’s bounty: Ivy gourd (Coccinia grandis)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

This vegetable is also known as Tondli or Tindora. It is a tropical plant of the pumpkin family. In Goa it is locally known as Tendli. Tendlis are…

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Goa’s bounty: Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea)

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Kohlrabi or green turnip, commonly called knol-khol in Goa is a tuber like vegetable. It is abundant in essential nutrients per calorie, which makes it a healthier choice…

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Goa’s Bounty: Amaranth (tambdi bhaji)

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Amaranth leaves are locally known as ‘Tambdi Bhaji’. They are highly nutritious and are rich in antioxidants. The cooked leaves are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin…

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Goa’s bounty: Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea)

Monday, January 6, 2014

Cauliflower is a vegetable packed with nutrition, but low in calories (just 26 Kcal per 100 grams). Cauliflower is a viagra for women, levitra coupon, generic viagra, cialis…

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Goa’s Bounty: Carrots (Daucus carota)

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Carrots are very popular for their crunchy texture and sweet taste and can be eaten raw or cooked. They are an excellent source of nutrients and disease fighting…

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Goa’s Bounty: Spinach (Spinacia oleracea)

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The American Diabetes Association considers spinach a super food for diabetics. It is therefore recommended that this nutritious non -starchy leafy vegetable be made a part of the…

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Goa’s Bounty: Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)

Monday, September 2, 2013

Pumpkin locally known as ‘dudhi’ in Goa is a delicious and nutritious vegetable. It is cultivated for its fruit, flowers and seeds. It is very low in calories,…

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