Indian & Exotic Herbs
About:asically celery is a english version of ajwain . In India people use ajwain seeds to enhance the aroma of there food . it can be eaten in both forms like seed(dry)and green leaf(celery).
Storage and use:
Keep celery heads whole, wrap them up tightly in aluminum foil, and then keep them in the refrigerator crisper drawer as usual. Ajwain seed help to digest food and people used celery to garnish their dishes or as seasoning.
Celery has blood pressure reducing properties.It helps you calm down and gives relief from stress. The fiber is very good for weight loss. Celery is good for your vision and also reduces bad cholesterol.
Coriander which is commonly known as Dhania belongs to Apiaceae. It is largely grown in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh. The fresh green leaves from the coriander are also broadly used in the field of culinary.
Storage and uses:
Storing fresh leaves in the fridge in a ‘net’ vegetable bag (widely available everywhere and commonly used in India for storing all kinds of vegetables),Remove and dead or rotting leaves, wash and dry on a towel overnight,Place in the net bag and store in your fridge vegetable compartment of the fridge,Coriander is a versatile herb that is widely used in cooking many things as it provides an intense and earthy flavor to the food.
Coriander or cilantro is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium as well. In addition, coriander leaves are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and protein. They also contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, potassium, thiamin, niacin and carotene.
Kadi patta or curry leaves is a staple in Indian dishes.
Storage and uses:
Put them in a plastic baggie with a paper towel in along with the leaves to absorb… Wash them and make sure that they are totally dry. Put them in a plastic baggie with a paper towel in along with the leaves to absorb any extra moisture. They will keep in the fridge this way for quite a long time.
Curry leaves or kadi patta are popular in India because of its aroma and striking taste. The curry leaf tree was originally grown in India for its aromatic leaves. It slowly made way to many Asian kitchens because of its amazing and distinct flavour.
About:Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used as a spice and a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems about one meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades.Benefits:Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few. Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or juice, and is sometimes added to processed foods and cosmetics.Storage and Uses:Store the whole, unpeeled ginger root in a resealable plastic bag, with the air pushed out, in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator. If part of the ginger has been cut or peeled, be sure to blot it dry with a paper towel before storing.