Spice highlight –
Poppy seeds

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Locally known as ‘Khus khus’ HEALTH BENEFITS Poppy seeds add flavour to food and are used in different cuisines. They also provide a number of health benefits.

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Star anise

Friday, November 7, 2014

Locally known as ‘Dagad Phool’ HEALTH BENEFITS Star Anise has anti bacterial and anti fungal properties; it is used to treat conditions like asthma, bronchitis

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Bay leaves

Friday, October 3, 2014

Locally known as ‘Tamal patra’ or ‘Tejpatta’   HEALTH BENEFITS Bay leaf is a well known spice revered for its medicinal and culinary uses.

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Nigella seeds

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Locally known as ‘Kalonji’   HEALTH BENEFITS Nigella Sativa is one of the most revered medicinal seeds in history.

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Mustard seeds

Friday, June 6, 2014

Locally known as “Saasva” HEALTH BENEFITS Mustard seeds are a good source of omega 3 fatty acids, dietary fibre, protein, vitamin B3 and

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Curry Leaves

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Locally known as “Curry or Kurry patta” HEALTH BENEFITS Curry leaves are well known for their aromatic flavour, nutritional value and medicinal

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Spice highlight –
Tamarind

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Locally known as “Imli or Amsand” HEALTH BENEFITS Tamarind juice is a good source

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Spice Highlight –
Dill

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

DILL Locally known as ‘Sowa or Suva’ HEALTH BENEFITS Dill seed has been used since ancient times and is well known for its health benefits.

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Spice Highlight –
Garlic

Thursday, November 7, 2013

GARLIC Commonly known in India as “lahsun”. HEALTH BENEFITS Garlic is an herb used widely as flavouring for cooking. It is also used as

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Spice Highlight –
Ginger

Friday, October 4, 2013

GINGER Commonly known in India as “Adrak”. HEALTH BENEFITS Ginger is used as a spice and also as a medicine. It is known to have carminative properties, and…

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