Tag Archives: Coconut

Make this classic Palakkad Iyer coconut curry this summer

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A Mulagootal is a very typical preparation of the Palakkad Iyers. It is made usually using one type of vegetable (traditionally amaranth leaves, raw banana, yam, pumpkin, ash gourd or snake gourd though nowadays beans, cabbage, carrots, etc are used; this list of vegetables is not exhaustive) and occasionally a… Read more »

Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks: 5 Beauty Remedies That Work Wonders

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In today’s day and age, everyone wants to be perfect with the ideal body structure, sharp features and flawless skin. Nothing much can be done about the first two as they depend on one’s genes, but the latter can be worked towards. Stretch marks , also known as striae distensae, are long, depressed… Read more »

How to make Chinese Five Spice Rajgira Coconut Cookies

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Chinese five spice is a blend of 5 spices – cinnamon, fennel, cloves, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns. It is common in many Asian dishes, and you can easily find pre-made blends in the dried spice section of most grocery stores. This spice blend is typically used in savoury dishes, but when… Read more »