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Saturday, August 31, 2013


Cloves (Lavang)

Its supposed to have :

  • Antimicrobial
  • Antifungal
  • Antiseptic
  •  Antiviral properties

It is considered helpful in relieving toothaches.

It aids in blood circulation and digestion.


Place 1 clove near the painful tooth and gently clamp with your teeth. Let the juices seep in slowly to help relieve toothache.

Saturday, August 24, 2013


                                                              CORIANDER CHUTNEY

You will need a blender which can grind fine. 

Washed ,roughly chopped fresh coriander        2 bunches
( Use the tender stalks)

Green Chillies ,washed,roughly chopped          1  or  2 

Lemon juice                                                   1 tsp

salt to taste

                                 Water - just enough to enable the mix to grind with ease.


Dalia (roasted split gram dal ) OR roasted Peanuts  1 tbsp. powdered
Ginger    1/2 inch piece peeled and chopped
Garlic      1 or 2 peeled and chopped
Cumin powder 1/2 tsp.


  1. Grind dalia ( or Peanuts) into a powder
  2. Add garlic,ginger ,green ,chillies and grind further.
  3. Add coriander in batches ( if the grinder is small) and grind till you get a fine paste.
  4. Add salt to taste, lemon juice and cumin powder and grind so that its blended properly.
  5. While grinding, add water as required to help grinding with ease.


If you like,you can add:

Mint leaves
Sweet neem(adhi patta/Limda) leaves
Sunflower seeds in case you don't have dalia
Dessicated coconut -a tablespoon or two.