Sambar Powder (Podi)Sambar Powder (Podi)
Sambar powder made with Organic Ingredients – Dhaniya seeds, Toor dhal, Channa dhal, Dry red chilly, Turmeric, Pepper, Jeera, Methi seeds\, Mustard
This is prepared in small batches in authentic Tam Bram Style in Mylapore, Chennai.
Saunf / Fennel SeedsSaunf / Fennel Seeds
Apart from regular cooking, a common practice in most Indian households is to have few fennel seeds or saunf at the end of every meal. This practice you might think is to freshen the mouth, but think again. A concentrated source of minerals like Copper, Potassium, Calcium, Zinc, Manganese , Vitamin C, Iron, Selenium and Magnesium, the age old practice does much more than simply beat bad breath.
Did you know: India is the largest exporter of fennel seeds!!
Sea SaltSea Salt
This natural salt comes from the shores of Gokarna, northern Karnataka. Sea salt is produced through evaporation of ocean water and involves no artificial processing, hence containing many crucial nutrients.
The main differences between sea salt and table salt are in their taste, texture and processing. Table salt is more heavily processed to eliminate minerals and usually contains an additive to prevent clumping.
Tamarind (Imli) BrownTamarind (Imli) Brown
It produces pods filled with paste-like, sweet-sour fruit.
It can be used in sauces, marinades, chutneys, drinks and desserts. Most commonly used in preparation of Rasam in South India.
- Tamarind pulp contains antioxidant plant compounds that may protect against heart disease and oxidative damage.
- Tamarind contains a good amount of magnesium, an important mineral that plays a role in over 600 functions in the body.
- Several studies show that tamarind can combat many different microbes.
Tamarind pulp can also be used as a metal polish. It contains tartaric acid, which helps remove tarnish from copper and bronze.
White Sesame Seeds (Til)White Sesame Seeds (Til)
This flat tiny seeds offer multiple health benefits and is rich in calcium, copper, magnesium and monounsaturated fatty acids.
Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry, dark place.
Uses: Can be used to add texture, taste and aesthetic value to a variety of bakery products like bread, bread sticks, soups sticks, cookies, sesame bars and also as an additive to cereal mixes and crackers. Sesame seeds can also be added to your smoothies. Or garnish your favorite salad or vegetables with sesame seeds for a crunchy, nutty taste.
Sesame seeds is definitely a nutritional powerhouse, but only when used in moderation. Eating just 1 to 2 tablespoons a day allows you to reap the nutritional benefits without going overboard. Those suffering from food allergies should also exercise caution when consuming sesame seeds and definitely consult a doctor before consuming daily.