Monday, 24 April 2017

Raw mango culinary uses

Culinary uses of raw mango

Include as much raw mango in your diet as you can, be creative…..
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ENJOY MANGO SEASON TO FULLEST

 

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Raw mango onion salad

AN EXCELLENT SALAD TO PREVENT SUNSTROKE AND REDUCE BP AND CHOLESTEROL

Mix finely chopped pieces of raw mango and onion together, add chopped green chillies, a dash of rock salt, a pinch of turmeric and red chilli powder, garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Onion due to its high sulphur content prevents body fevers that can be caused due to sun stroke.Raw Mango is excellent for preventing sun stroke.

Apart from this, raw mango gives vit C and potassium and onion helps in thinning of blood, so this salad also helps to reduce BP and cholesterol.

ENJOY A SALAD WITH DUAL BENEFITS

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Indian Summer vegetable - Cucumber

Indian summer vegetable - CUCUMBER OR KHEERA

Cucumber is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables.
Cucumber has 96% water content, which helps in keeping the body hydrated and in regulating body temperature.

Cucumber contains a lot of potassium, magnesium and fiber that work effectively for regulating blood pressure.

Digestive disorders like acidity, heartburn, gastritis and even ulcers can be cured by the daily consumption of fresh cucumber juice.

The high water content in cucumber is very effective in flushing away the toxins from the digestive system and hence aid digestion. Thus cucumber acts as a diuretic. Regular intake of cucumber helps to dissolve bladder or kidney stones.

For the cooling effect in this hot summer have atleast one cucumber a day.

Monday, 17 April 2017

Indian summer vegetable - Tinda

Indian summer vegetable - TINDA OR BABY PUMPKIN

Tinda, also called Indian round gourd or apple gourd or Indian Baby Pumpkin, is a squash-like cucurbit grown for its immature fruit, a vegetable especially popular in South Asia.

Tinda" is also called "tindsi" in rajasthan, in Marathi, it is called Dhemase.

Since it is moisture-filled it keeps your body cool and healthy. It is a type of vegetable with very less calories and almost 94% water. It is beneficial for the stomach problems which mostly occurs in summer like acidity, diarrhea,by increasing water absorption and their by relieving stomach acidity.

It is very mild and soothing vegetable for intestinal tract.It is also very effective in urinary tract infections.Also A bowl of cooked tinda is useful to cure light fever.

 

Friday, 14 April 2017

Indian summer vegetable - Pumpkin (kaddu)

Indian summer vegetable - PUMPKIN (KADDU)

Pumpkin is a storehouse of many anti-oxidant vitamins such as vitamin-A, vitamin-C and vitamin-E and also has flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants like leutin, xanthins and carotenes. Research shows that people who eat a diet rich in ANTIOXIDANTS are less likely to develop certain cancers.

Pumpkin is said to be cooling, diuretic and is good for curing improper digestion and eliminating intestinal worms from the digestive system. Pumpkin contains potassium and fiber. It also controls blood pressure and sugar. It helps in curing skin diseases. It is thought to regulate blood sugar levels and help stimulate the pancreas — thus diabetics are advised to eat pumpkin.
 

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Ridged Gourd -Indian summer vegetable

Indian summer vegetable - RIDGED GOURD (TORI, TURAI)

Ridged gourd- It is also known by other names such as loofah, luffa, turai, turiya, tori etc.

It helps in purifying blood, lower the sugar level of the blood and it is good for stomach. We can also drink the juice of tori in the morning which will help you to protect from infections

Bitter gourd -Karela Indian summer vegetable

Indian summer vegetable - BITTER GOURD (KARELA)

Children might pull a long face at the mention of bitter gourd or karela, but as one grows older, ones cultivates a taste for the bitter.

Karela's bitter taste is generally attributed to the quinine it contains. Cooked bitter gourd stimulates the appetite, cleanses the liver, purifies the blood, and provides many other benefits.

It is established cure for boils, rashes, fungal infections and ring-worm. It also helps control hypertension and diabetes, and generally increases immunity.

Bitter gourd has phenolic compounds that reduce glucose release during carbohydrate digestion. Thus, it has a hypoglycemic effect and is good for diabetes.