Category Archives: Safe food for India

Manipur Pottery

Available at Dhanyam / Yaksha Neelankarai & Adyar. New arrivals at Yaksha ~ Manipur pottery! Around 100 models available. No. 13, First Avenue, Indira Nagar, Adyar, Chennai – 20 Phone: 044 24425010 / 9159808169

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The Authenticity of Organic Products

Sesame Oil & more… Namaskaram All! Would like to share with you a few thoughts on the purity of the agricultural commodities (fruits, vegetables & groceries) that are available in the market. Its important that all of us keep a … Continue reading

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Preserve the Turmeric Rhizome this Season!

Turmeric is a hardy plant that doesn’t need much care and can survive in a variety of climates. It can be grown in pots or grow bags kept out in the sun or on window ledges. Preserve the rhizhome and … Continue reading

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Turmeric Leaves for Cooking

Did you know that turmeric leaves can be used in cooking? The leaves are aromatic and very useful as a herb in cooking, since it gives a distinct flavour to the food and has a lot of nutritive value.

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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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Pepper – The King of Spices!

Rightly called the king of spices, “pepper” is one of the oldest and most popular spices in the world. Discovered 4000 years ago; it is indigenous to the Malabar Coast in India. It was the search for pepper that drew … Continue reading

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It’s the Season of Juicy Oranges!

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C which is an antioxidant and prevents hair loss. Anti-oxidants in oranges help protect skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging. Good intake of vitamin C is associated with … Continue reading

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Foods to Keep You Warm in Winter

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Agathi Keerai or Humming Bird Tree leaves – Sesbania Grandiflora

Agathi Keerai or Humming Bird Tree leaves as it is called in English is made for Dwadasi Paranai (or the meal had on Dwadashi – the 12th day of the fortnight) after the fasting on Ekadashi. The velvety flower of … Continue reading

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New store launch – Dhanyam in Velachery.

Dear friends, Happy to share the exciting news – Chennai’s healthiest store is now in Velachery! Discover a huge selection of organics and much more in our newest branch. Thank you, Velachery! We look forward to serving you! Dhanyam Organic … Continue reading

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