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Know Your Spices

Know Your Spices

Jeera – Cumin

January 2, 2018

Cumin is called Jeera in Nepali. It is my favorite spice. I bet you can tell through my food stories. I put them literally in almost all my dishes. It is extremely popular in South East Asia and a staple spice in curry. If you haven’t used it in your dishes, check out its health benefit. I am sure you want to add it to every recipe from here on.

Health Benefits of Cumin:

Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E,

Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium,

Copper, Calcium, Manganese,

Phosphorous, Potassium, Protein,

Amino Acids, Carbohydrates, Dietary Fiber, Fatty Acids.

Know Your Spices

Besar – Turmeric

November 2, 2017

Turmeric is called Besar in Nepali. Either its dal or curry you can find it in every Nepali dish. It has an amazing aroma. It adds flavor and golden color to your food. It has innumerable health benefits.

Turmeric is the “Queen” of all spices and you should always keep a bottle in your pantry. It is my pantry essential super spice that keeps my health in check. It helps you improve your immunity as well as the digestive system.

Here are a few health benefits Of Turmeric and why you must use them regularly in your life. 

Skin Care

Weight Loss

Anti-inflammatory Capacity

Treats Gastrointestinal Issues

Treats Menstrual Issues

Prevents Cystic Fibrosis

Prevents Cancer

Detoxifies the Body