This is my grand-daughter’s preparation for a Christmas Party. Cut the banana into small slices as shown in the pictures. Then cut the head of the strawberries and make it flat on one side. Now insert the fruits into the skewers or tooth picks and arrange it on a plate. […]
Information about common Indian fruits like Nanari, Jujube, Mangoes, Jack Fruit, Banana, Guava, Water Melon
Water Melon – The Summer Fruit
Watermelons and Indian summers are made for each other. High in water content and low in calories, watermelon is a cool option on a scorching afternoon. Melons are excellent food. What’s very special about watermelons is that they contain equal amount of iron as spinach. Eat as much of them […]
Nannari | the wonder herb
Nannari is a natural coolant and has a lot of medicinal qualities. The strength of this herb lies in its roots.
Indian Jujube – Elantha Pazham
The Indian jujube is called as Indian Plum or Indian cherry in English, “Ber” in Hindi, “Badri” in Sanskrit. The Tamil name is “Elanthai Pazham” (இலந்தை பழம்).
Jamun fruit, which is known in Tamil as Naaval Pazham, Nagapazham, Nagapalam and Naavalpalam. It is rich in iron, minerals, vitamin A and vitamin C and also acts as a coolant and induces digestive power.
Mangoes are one of the most delicious and nutritious foods. Mangoes are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and E. It also contain B-complex (anti-stress) vitamins, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, Folic acid (folate), and zinc Mangoes are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. Plus are a good […]
Bananas are packed with health benefits. It is the best source of potassium. A banana a day may help to prevent high blood pressure. It gives soothing protection from ulcer. It also protects eye sight and helps to get strong bones. There are varieties of bananas with red, green and […]
We should have five to nine fresh pieces of fruit a day. Fruit is 100% cholesterol free and stimulates the memory.
Guava – The Super Fruit
Guavas are rich in vitamins A and C, omega-3 and -6 and contain high dietary antioxidant value among plant foods. Guavas are also an excellent source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. Guavas can be eaten as it is. Jam, Jelly, Squash are some of the common food items we can […]
Papaya – Fruit of the Angels
When Christopher Columbus first tasted papaya, he called it “Fruit of the Angels”. Papaya is sweet and juicy and it offers numerous health benefits. It improves digestion, prevents heart disease, arthritis, lung disease, and eye disorders. Papaya is an excellent source of vitamin A and C and a good source […]