I was introduced to Medjool dates (also called as Mejdool) a couple of years back and since then i have loved it. I have them as a snack or as part of my bhel puri or use it in my salad.
I was first introduced to bamboo rice or moongil arisi (Tamil), a few years back, in my cousin’s house. She had made a delicious kheer out of this grain (which I initially mistook for wheat since it tasted very similar to it).
This initiated me on a journey to learn more about this medicinal rice.
Amla or Indian gooseberry is known to be one of the most potent and nourishing herbs that has been used since thousands of years to cure various health problems.
It is used as a core ingredient in almost all ayurvedic preparations due to the numerous health benefits that this fruit bestows upon us.
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Black rice or forbidden rice (chinese) is a rare but a very old variety of rice which has been grown in India for centuries. It is mainly grown in the North east (called as Chak Hao) and the southern parts (called as Kavuni~Tamil) of India.
Simply put when looking at rice varieties look at the color of the rice, the darker the shade of rice the more nutrition it has. By that yard stick Black Rice is the gold standard in rice varieties.
So let us look at some of the health benefits of this amazing rice.
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