Sehjan Roti for keeping your bones and teeth strong

Moringa leaves in my rooftop kitchen garden

Sehjan, drumsticks or Moringa leaves are a rich source of Iron, Calcium, Vitamin C and other micronutrients for the body. Lucky to have a Sehjan tree growing in our garden, we use the leaves in our rotis or Indian flatbread.

14 July, 2016 | Views: 11026

Hibiscus tea and Ridged Gourd flower fritters for a special tea party

red hibiscus

Hibiscus tea is easy to make. Boil a cup of water. Put in a hibiscus flower (fresh or dry). Cover the pan and switch off the heat. Let it cool down completely. Add lemon juice and jaggery, honey or raw sugar to taste. Strain and refrigerate before

25 March, 2016 | Views: 5926

How to grow bitter gourd for summer

How to grow bitter gourd for summer

Bitter gourd is easy to grow from seed. The seeds planted in February through April in successive sowings, give sufficient bitter gourds to last till August. They do well in a garden, no doubt, but flourish just as well in pots in balconies.

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Ayurvedic chutney sandwich spread for a summer lunch

Easy recipe Ayurvedic chutney sandwich spread

This summer sandwich spread is an age old Ayurvedic recipe from kitchens of India (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, in particular). As the unripe mangoes start finding there way to the market, this yummy chutney too becomes a lunch staple.

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Rangoli pattern in chalk, 3, India Photo journal