Fermented Foods

Zymology is the study of Fermenting foods which is a  conversion carbohydrates with the addition of bacteria to form organic acid.

Pickles, yogurt, kimchi and shrimp paste are foods that have gone through this process

Perfect Pickler® Fermenting Kit

Fermented Foods


Pictures of Broccoli growing in my garden. Starting the broccoli plants takes a while. The plant grow very fast after a slow start.


Dehydrated Broccoli Flowerets (8 oz. Jar) – Perfect for Food Storage, Emergency Preparedness, Family Planning, Hiking Camping Backpacking. Brocoli, Broccolli, Freeze Dried

Functional Food Books

Get a good FunctionalFunctional Food Books Foods book to read about the good nutritional values that functional foods have to offer.

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Functional Food Books

Vegetable Cutlet

Vegetable cutlet or veg patties is one of my favourite appetizer or evening snack .The recipe is very simple with mixture of vegetables and potatos. Its a healthy, nutritious and tasty snack which goes with ketchup or green chutney. It is very easy to prepare. 


  • Potato 2
  • Greeb beans 4
  • Carrot 1
  • Peas few
  • Turmeric powder 1 pinch
  • Chilli powder[ according to your spice level]
  • Green chillli 1
  • Coriander leaves few
  • Garam masala pwdr 1tsp
  • Salt


  1. Boil the potatos. Mash it well, once it cools.
  2. Cut the vegetables to thin slices and cook them.
  3. Mix the cooked vegetables with the mashed potato. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, green chilli, garam masala and salt to it.
  4. From the mixture take a small quantity and make a ball shape dipping it in bread crumbs and then flatten it to a small round shape.
  5. And then again, roll the round cutlet with bread crumbs and fry it in a kadai with oil or deep fry until the cutlets turns golden brown.
  6. Serve hot with ketchup.

Dry Hair | Natural Remedies At Home

Posted by lothi on Jan 31, 2010 in Beauty, Health | 2 comments

Dry scalp can be due to many factors like lack of moisture, poor diet, stress, environmental conditions and etc. Regular massaging and oiling reduces the dryness in scalp. For natural oily hair, the oil comes out the next day itself after shampooing your hair, so its better to shampoo often for oily hair which keeps your hair and scalp clean. Before shampooing, comb your hair from the scalp with wide bristles. After ever shampoo clean…

Read More Posted by lothi on Apr 7, 2008 in Beauty | 0 comments

Here we are going to see how to take care of oily, dry and split ends hair. Oily hair: 1. Its good to have naturally oily hair but at the same time excess oily hair leads to dandruff & scalp infection. 2. For natural oily hair, the oil comes out the next day itself after shampooing your hair, so its better to shampoo often which cleans your scalp and reduces dandruff. 3. Brush or comb your hair for several times but avoid over…

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Remedies for bleeding gum

Remedies for bleeding gum

Remedies for bleeding gum

Posted by lothi on Sep 9, 2010, in Health |  0 comments

There are a number of simple home remedies for stopping the bleeding gum. It may be due to vitamin deficiency, poor oral hygiene, and some hormonal changes during pregnancy.

  • Massage the gums with fingers after brushing. This improves blood circulation and reduces the bleeding and swelling in gums.
  • In a cup of warm water and 2 tsp of salt and rinse your mouth well. Repeat this everyday morning and evening. It helps to reduce the bleeding as well as the bad odor in mouth.
  • Drinking green tea is said to keep the mouth fresh. So drink it regularly.
  • Chewing the clove keeps the mouth fresh and clean. Do it thrice a week.
  • Chewing and eating raw vegetables keeps the teeth and gum stronger.
  • The deficiency of vitamin C may also lead to bleeding of gums. Intake of broccoli and cabbage are really very good sources.
  • Take the juice from the onion. Gargle your mouth with the onion juice which will get rid off from swollen gum.

2011 April | Natural Remedies At Home

Posted by lothi on Apr 20, 2011 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: Mushroom Onions                      1 Curry leaves         few Pepper powder     1 tsp Fennel seeds          1 tsp Turmeric powder a pinch  Chilli powder          1 tsp Pepper powder      1 tsp Coriander powder Method: Wash the mushroom in water and squeeze the excess water. In a pan heat oil, add fennel seeds, Garlic pods and onion. Stir them until onion turns…

Read More Posted by lothi on Apr 6, 2011 in Recipes | 1 comment

Ingredients: For Fish fry: Nethili meen            1 pound Red chilli powder Pepper powder Turmeric powder  1 tsp Salt For Masala: Onions                         1 Curry leaves         few Fenugreek seeds Garlic Pepper powder        1 tsp Coriander powder  1tbsp Sambar powder       1tbsp Method: Clean and wash the fish in water and strain it.  Marinade the fish with chilli…

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2011 February | Natural Remedies At Home

Posted by lothi on Feb 14, 2011 in Health | 1 comment

A very common problem from ages in man-kind is the pain in the lower back referred as backpain. It can be due to poor posturals habits, strains, and also muscle tension. It is also very common in pregnant woman due to the stretching of ligaments around utreus. Here are some remedies for the lower back pain. Massage the lower back with eucalyptus oil or castor oil very gently for 10 minutes. This gets temprorary relief from backpain….

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Cabbage is one of the nutritious vegetable and also an excellent source of vitamin C. Cabbage can be steam cooked, eaten raw and also used in soup. Cabbage soup is best for the people who wants to  be in diet as it is low in calories. It is also rich in fiber. Here is a simple recipe with cabbage. It can also be had with chappathis as side dish. Ingredients: Cabbage             1whole Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Urad…

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2009 January | Natural Remedies At Home

Posted by lothi on Jan 31, 2009 in Health | 2 comments

Hey everybody, sorry about my inability to update my blog! I will be updating my blog regularly from hereafter. Here are 5 simple tips to keep in mind for healthy lifestyle: 1.  Eat thrice a day with some healthy snacks in between. 2.  Daily drink 8 glasses of water. 3.  Daily exercise for one hour. 4.  Fast for atleast once in 2 weeks. 5.  Meditate and pray everyday.

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Vegetarian Dish | Natural Remedies At Home

Posted by lothi on Feb 15, 2010 in Nutritious food recipe | 3 comments

    Ingredients: 4Potatoes cubed 1Onions                  1Tomato                3Green chilli        Urad dal Mustard seeds Ginger and garlic Cashews few Curry leaves  few Garam masala Turmeric Hing Salt Method: Boil the cubed potatoes in water with a pinch of turmeric. Heat oil in kadai and add mustard seed. When it splutters add urad dal and hing. Add onion and fry for a while with few curry…

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