Category Archives: Nuts and spices

Cinnamon – A Spice Prized For Its Medicinal Properties!

While cinnamon is a popular spice in Indian cooking, did you know that it has a host of health benefits as well? Modern science has now confirmed what our ancestors have instinctively known for ages. Cinnamon is the inner bark … Continue reading

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Snack on a Handful of Almonds!

Almonds are a waistline-friendly snack, known to boost heart health, and come loaded with other health benefits. They are a source of key essential nutrients such as vitamin E antioxidants, dietary fibre, riboflavin, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, protein, manganese and calcium. … Continue reading

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Chew on Cashews!

A popular ingredient finding its way into many Indian gravies, cashew is a nut high in minerals. Contrary to the popular belief that it can make you gain fat, a considerable amount of cashews in your diet can provide you … Continue reading

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Cardamom – the Illustrious Queen of Spices!

Cardamom indeed is the Czarina of spices with an enticing hue, tantalizing aroma and honeyed gusto. It has also been an important trade commodity that has shaped the course of Indian history. Cardamom/Elaichi is a reservoir of minerals like potassium, … Continue reading

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Power Pack Nutrition GroundNut/Peanut

The humble groundnuts or “verkadalai/nilakadalai” in Tamil are a rich source of Resveratrol, a compound that protects against illnesses and prevents ageing. They are rich in energy and contain vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. Peanuts contain oleic acid that prevents coronary … Continue reading

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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 made!

Fresh Aromatic Curry/Karuveppilai Powder is available at all our Dhanyam outlets. It can be purchased online as well. http://dhanyam.in/product?product_id=7430

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Almonds

Asked upon where does potato come from, “why from pringles ofcourse” came the curt reply from my 6-year-old cousin. I am wondering now how many fruits and grains and nuts and what not I have eaten without even knowing how … Continue reading

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