Chili Pepper in India Food Interesting facts 

Chili Pepper in India

Chili comes from regions of South America, and the Portuguese brought it to India. Essentially, Indians distinguish mostly green fresh chili – and several types of ground red chili pepper – hotter and milder, Kashmiri. The sale of fresh red chili peppers is rare. Most often it represents the paprika Capsicum anum, sometimes Capsicum frutescens. Nowadays in India, there are... Read More
Tulsi – holy basil Culture Food Health Interesting facts 

Tulsi – holy basil

Tulsi contains strong antioxidants, has antibacterial, antiviral, antidiabetic, antimalarial, antiallergic, adaptogenic, and immune properties, and also gives the beverage a refreshing but delicate taste. The plant shows great variation depending on the type of soil, rainfall, and the place where it grows. The growing environment affects the size of the herb, its strength, and medical efficiency. Tulasi has a sweet-sharp... Read More
Nepali Garam Masala Food 

Nepali Garam Masala

Here I present the most popular mixtures of spices used in Nepal, used daily in homes in the preparation of dishes. A mix of hot spices called “Garam Masala” is invariably still the favorite set of many masters, and mine too. It is used for dishes of Nepalese, Indian and European cuisine, especially those containing meat. As the name suggests... Read More
Puri – popular crispy bread Food recipes 

Puri – popular crispy bread

 Puri is a popular crispy bread known in India, although it is also a traditional Nepali dish. It is a bread made of whole wheat flour, usually eaten with Potato Curry (Aaloo ko tarkari). Recipe for 20 pieces: Preparation: Mix flour and salt in a bowl and add water little by little to dough while kneading. Add 1 spoon of... Read More
Gajar Halva – Carrot Halva Food recipes 

Gajar Halva – Carrot Halva

Gajar means carrot in Hindi, Bangla and Nepali. This is a very unique dessert, very simple to prepare, popular in all of northern India and Nepal. We got to know it in West Bengal. Indians say that it is impossible to not add ghee to halva, as it will not have the proper aroma. Cardamon is added only by some Indians, many do... Read More
10 Ayurvedic ways to speed up metabolism Food Health 

10 Ayurvedic ways to speed up metabolism

According to the teachings of Ayurveda, overweight is associated with the advantage of Kapha dosha. Overweight of the body strengthens the Kapha trait, and in turn building, Kapha leads to overweight. Thus, a return to balance requires some effort and actions directed towards the opposite – towards the light, focus, heat, dryness, mobility, roughness, fluidity, subtlety. Practice yoga every day... Read More