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Horseradish is a perennial root crop, belonging to the family Brassicaceae other vegetables like cabbage, mustard, wasabi, also belong to this family. They grow abundantly multiplying each year, they are mostly planted during early summer and cultivated at next spring. They also give the same type of irritation to the […]

Horseradish – About, Nutritional Facts and Much More…


Ingredients : 1. Cucumber – 2 2. Lettuce Leaves – 5 3. Lemon Juice 4. Pepper Powder 5. Salt Yields : 275 ml of juice Method : 1. Add lettuce leaves and cucumber to the juicer and prepare the juice, then according to your desire add pepper powder, salt and some […]

Healthy Cucumber and Lettuce Juice Recipe


Quince fruit is similar to that of a pear, The fruit is at least 4-5 inches in height and 3-4 inches across, the tree is irregularly shaped, deciduous, growing at least 15 feet tall, the flower of this tree are really ornamental, with pale pink blossom, and these flowers then […]

Quince Fruit – About, Nutritional Facts and much more…



Ingredients : 1. Quince Fruit – skin peeled, seeds removed and sliced – 2 2. Cinnamon Sticks – 2 3. Sugar – 2 Tbs Method : 1. Take a vessel, add water (like 4 cups of water and boil it), cinnamon sticks, sugar and sliced quince fruit. Cook / Poach […]

Poached Quince Fruit Recipe


Ingredients : 1. Wild Rice – 1/2 cup yields 2 cups after cooked (or refer to the quantity instructions given behind the rice bag) Method : 1. Add water and wild rice to the crock pot/ slow cooker and keep it in high temperature settings and let it cook (where […]

Cooking Wild Rice using Slow Cooker Recipe / How to ...


Ingredients : 1. White Chickpea/ Channa / Kondakadalai – 1 cup (soak it in water for atleast 6-7 hours) 2. Ginger / Inji – finely chopped 3. Black Gram / Urad Dal / Ulundu – 1 tbs 4. Asafetida / Asafoetida 5. Dried Red Chili / Kaaintha Milagai – 3/4 […]

Kondakadalai Sundal Recipe / White Chickpea (Channa) Sundal Recipe



Ingredients : 1. Watercress / Spinach or any green leafy vegetable/ Keerai 2. Tamarind Paste / Puli Karaisal – 1-2 Tbs 3. Dried Red Chili / Kaaintha Milagai – 3/4 4. Asafetida 5. Coriander / Dhania 6. Black Gram / Urad Dal / Ulundu – 1 Tbs 7. Split Bengal […]

Keerai Thuvaiyal (thogayal) Recipe


Ingredients : 1. 15 Types of Beans – soak it in water for atleast 6-7 hrs 2. Onion / Vengayam – 1 cup 3. Dried Red Chili / Kaaintha Milagai – 4/5 4. Ginger and Garlic / Inji and Poondu – finely chopped 5. Curry Leaves – few 6. Cumin […]

15 Bean Curry Recipe – Indian Style




Ingredients : 1. Radicchio – 2 2. Balsamic Vinaigrette – 1/4 cup 3. Grated Cheese – 1/4 cup 4. Olive Oil 5. Pepper Powder  – 1-2 Ts 6. Garlic – 5/6 cloves 7. Salt Method : 1. Soak the radicchio’s in cold water for atleast 30 minutes, then make a […]

Quick and Easy Grilled Radicchio Recipe


Radicchio is a leafy vegetable, it has red / purple leaves with white veins which mellows when roasted or grilled, it is a leaf chicory. They are also known as Italian Chicory. It has a bitter and spicy flavor (so soak them in cold water for at least 30 minutes […]

Radicchio – About, Nutritional Facts and Much More…


Portobello Mushroom : they are the mature Agaricus bisporus which are the edible basidiomycete mushrooms. When they are immature and when they are white in color, they are commonly called as the button / common/ white mushrooms. When they are immature and brown in color they are called swiss brown / […]

Portobello Mushrooms – About, Nutritional Facts and Much More…



Ingredients : 1. Sprouted Wheat / Mulaikattiya Godhumai 2. Onion / Vengayam – 1 cup 3. Grated Coconut / Thuruviya Thengai – 1/2 cup 4. Ginger and Garlic / Inji and Poondu – finely chopped 5. Curry Leaves – few 6. Dried Red Chili / Kaaintha Milagai – 5/6 7. […]

Sprouted Wheat Berries Poriyal Recipe | Mulaikattiya Godhumai Poriyal Recipe


Bhut Jolokia : also known as Ghost Pepper has a Scoville of 855,000 heat units ie., it has more than one million scoville units. It is grown in Indian states like Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. They belong to the genes Capsicum Frutescens. These peppers may have a red or orange color when […]

Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper) – About and other facts


Shiitake Mushrooms : belongs to the species Lentinula Edodes, They are also called as Golden Oak Mushroom or Oak Wood Mushroom or Black Forest Mushroom. They are cultivated in many Asian Countries, its nativity belongs to Japan, China and Korea. They have a meaty flavor and a delicate texture, it is a […]

Shiitake Mushroom – About, Nutritional Facts and much more



About : They are edible, they belong to the genus Pleurotus ostreatus which are gilled mushrooms, It was first cultivated in Germany. They mostly grow as shelf like clusters on woods of the trees, they have a very distinctive smell like anise. Oyster mushrooms belong in the wild mushroom category, […]

Oyster Mushrooms – About, Nutritional Facts and much more