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Bio Basics – food venture- hindu metroplus

Hindu metro plus ,Bio Basics   “Bio Basics” is more than just a commercial venture focusing on organic food. They want people to turn organic for their basic necessities. Hence the name. It promotes a shift in the thought process in the way we perceive food . Their mantra is ‘be organic ,buy organic’ . […]

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Oatmeal and millet flour cookies with dark chocolate and walnuts

We all know that the banana tree is the epitome of generosity. Not only were we rewarded with a bounty of fruit from our tree but also from several others at the homes of friends and family. After sharing much of the produce largely with those less fortunate than us , I decided to explore […]

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Ven pongal with millets

Hindu metro plus , Millet pongal We grew up eating the staple dosa (south indian rice pancake) ,chutney and sambhar (lentil side dish) breakfast.On special days there would be piping hot,crisp ullunthu vadais  (deep fried savoury donuts) waiting for us at the table (my brother’s favourite) .The one dish that was rarely made at home […]

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Boiled Groundnuts

Hindu metro plus , Snack on boiled groundnuts   In the past month my 4 p.m tea time slot has been all about a favourite childhood snack ; boiled groundnuts. My local organic vendor has had this ingredient on their list week after week. For some reason I never refer to it as a peanut […]

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Chocolate and pecan brownies with millet flour

Who doesn’t love brownies ?! Each version that I’ve come across over the years seems more decadent than the other ! Since there are many friends and family members who make these to the level of scrumptious perfection , I have sort of refrained from making them for the past some years ! That changed […]

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Pongal with other kinds of organic rice

Hindu metro plus , Organic heirloom rice pongal   A week or so after the New Year is when one can feel the slight shift in temperature. The biting cold of the tamil month of Margazhi wanes ,signifying the onset of the Thaii maasam . This is when a big chunk of South of India […]

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Agathi Poo (Sesbania Grandiflora)- article in the hindu – metroplus

Hindu metro plus , Agathi flowers   It’s that time of the year when in the midst of all the country greens one gets to see bright flashes of red. This velvety flower when in bud stage curves outward like a long beak and hence the name ‘humming bird flower’ fits like a glove. In […]

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