Ridge gourd

Ridge gourd: Luffa, Peechinga, Turai, Vietnamese gourd, or Chinese okra is a genus of tropical and subtropical vines classified in the cucumber (Cucurbitaceae) family. The fully developed fruit is the source of the loofah scrubbing sponge which is used in bathrooms and kitchens. Health Benefits: Ridge gourd is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, high in phosphorous,dietary fibre, vitamin C, riboflavin, […]

Bottle Gourd (Calabash, Churaykka, Lauki or Sorakkai)

Bottle Gourd (Calabash, Churaykka, Lauki or Sorakkai) Lagenaria siceraria, also known as squash, bottle gourd or long melon is a vine grown for its fruit, which can be harvested young and used as a vegetable. Sodium 2 mg, Potassium 150 mg, Total Carbohydrate 3.4g, Dietary fiber 0.5g, protein 0.6g, Calcium 2%, Vitamin C 16% Magnesium […]

Wheatgrass – ‘The medicinal Super food’

Wheatgrass: Wheatgrass is a nutrient-rich type of young grass that is germinated and harvested on its 7th day in the wheat family. It is a dietary supplement.  Wheatgrass is a food prepared from the cotyledons of the common wheat plant.  It is gluten free and contains no wheat. Health Benefits Wheat grass relieves stress, heals, […]

Knol Khiol

Family: Brassica Other names: Kohlrabi, Kohlrabi greens, Navalkol, Gunth Gobhi, Ganth gobhi Description Knolkhol is an european vegetable. It is a greenish white colored big and round vegetable, somewhat similar to cabbage, although it does not have leaves covering. There are long light green colored extrusions, which come out as its shoots. It is large […]