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Amla Mirch Lonji

Amla also known as Indian gooseberries (sci. Emblica officinalis) is a storehouse of nutrition.This nourishing fruit is the richest source of the antioxidant, Vitamin C. Amla enhances the absorption of food, balances stomach acid & improves appetite. It is very good … Continue reading

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Kamrakh Lonji (Star Fruit / Carambola Relish)

Kamrakh aka carambola  is a great tasting fruit with interesting looks; which when cut crosswise, bears a resemblance of a star and is appropriately called, Star Fruit. Sweet juicy and different, Kamrakh is rich in Vitamin C and is low in fat, sodium … Continue reading

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Lehsun ki Chutney (Spicy Garlic Dip/Chutney)

Chutney is a term applied to a variety of spicy relishes and condiments in Indian cookery. While chutnies form an inevitable part of the snack platter, its importance as a main course accompaniment cannot be undermined. The word “chutney” is … Continue reading

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Sweet Karonda lonji (Karaunda/Natal plum – Lonji/relish/chutney)

Karonda,the pickle berry is known by many names…krishnapakphal,Natal plum, karanda,karauda,karaunda,Bengal currant,karamcha and conkerberry.The berry is green and sour when unripe and turns red and sweet as it ripens. Karonda,the wonder fruit has been used for its medicinal properties.The fruit is … Continue reading

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Pyaz ka achaar (Onion Pickle)

Pickles have a very important role in Indian meals.It adds spice and flavour not only to our palate but to our lives as well.We all have tasted the grand ma’s mango pickle,the tangy lemon pickle,the red hot chilly pickle and … Continue reading

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