Monthly Archives: September 2016

Benefits of Flaxseed

The flax seed is said to have originated in Mesopotamia during the Stone Age. Since the Greek and Roman civilisations, it has been widely used and acclaimed for its nutritive composition. Flax seeds contain high levels of dietary fibre, abundant … Continue reading

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Flaxseed Chutney Powder

The warm, earthy and subtly nutty flavour of flax seeds combined with coconut, tamarind and chilli make a tasty seasoning to enhance everyday cuisines. Let’s see how to make a tangy, spicy chutney powder with Flax seeds. Ingredients: Flax seeds … Continue reading

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Home Remedy for Cracked Heel

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Traditional Cookware Indian Heritage

Let the traditional cookware fire up the stoves in our kitchen! We may have a modern kitchen with the latest appliances, but traditional Indian kitchenware like kalchattis, manchattis and iron kadais are indeed our priceless possessions! People are going back … Continue reading

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Daangar Pachadi/Urad Dal Raitha

There are always a few teaspoons of left over roasted Urad Dal flour after Krishna Jayanthi. Here is an easy yummy recipe to use it up! It is also a very healthy dish particularly for women since it gives strength … Continue reading

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Sikkim Goes Organic

Small but mighty, all 75,000 hectares of farmland in Sikkim and its 66,000 farmers have sworn off GMOs, pesticides, and chemical fertilizers. With The First All-Organic State, India Soars Ahead Of The US India’s Sikkim state now boasts 100 … Continue reading

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Mustard Oil for Good Health

For organic cold pressed mustard oil,

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Traditonal Handpound Rice for Healthy Living

Can we go back to hand pounded rice? Traditionally, the husk from the harvested paddy was removed using a pounder in a stone mortar followed by winnowing to yield ‘Kaikuthal arisi’ or hand pounded rice. This process doesn’t strip off … Continue reading

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Finger Milllet or Ragi – Power Packed Nutrition

Small, but mighty! At the ground level, in the farms, this hardy grain grows in very diverse eco-zones: from the hills of Garhwal, to the Deccan Plateau or the Jharkhand plains. It requires very little care and can thrive even … Continue reading

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Benefits of Fruit Juices

Want to feel energized and get rid of acne! Fruit juices keep you hydrated and refreshed throughout the day, in addition to providing you with essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Generous amounts of easily absorbed organic minerals in fresh juices, … Continue reading

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