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Mustard Seeds: A Moutain Of Benefits

Mustard Seeds | Rai | Spices | Benefits

There are plenty of things I loved about the U.S., and I still do miss my days there, even after so many years. But if I had to pick one thing about it that I absolutely adore, then it’s mustard sauce. Living there taught me all of its wonders.  What got me reminiscing about mustard sauce? The seeds. I used them recently for a quick dinner dish, which got me wondering why…

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CARDAMOM: The Queen of Spices

Cardamom / Elaichi Spice Healthy benefits

The world may call cardamom the ‘queen of spices,’ but for me, it will remain the enlivener of curries. Every traditional Indian recipe has at least a trace of cardamom in it. Oh, by the way, I am talking about green cardamom here. The bolder and brasher black version has its own little uses, but that’s a story for another day.…

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Ajwain (Carom Seeds) : What Wonders Do You Hold?

Ajwain / Carom Seeds

Healthy, happy and sometimes indulgent – that’s my motto when I step into the kitchen. It is about whisking wholesome, healthy food that also makes the mouth water. Spices let me do precisely that. With the right spice, you can do anything under the sun. Add a pinch of cinnamon to the breakfast bowl to give the immunity a boost or add Kesar to baked yoghurt and bring a bit of sunshine to a dreary mood.…

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