Plantain flower – 2
Onions – 6
Rock salt – to taste
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
Red chillies – 5
Dhaniya seeds – 2 tbsp
Garlic cloves – 6
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Kokam juice – to taste
Cooking oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Broken urad dal – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – little
METHOD: Remove the inner nerve part in the middle of plantain flower. Finely chop the flowers and onions and steam them for 10 minutes. Roast red chillies and dhaniya seeds. When it cools grind along with other ingredients adding little water. In a pan season the items and put the steamed flowers and onions, ground paste and boil until it get the consistency of stuffing. Now prepare uthappam from any dough ground using any form of small millet, red rice and stuff this plantain flower masala and serve hot with coconut chutney.
BENEFITS: Plantain flower is rich in astringent, due to this quality many avoid consuming it. But served tastily this will relish with pleasure. Plantain flower is rich in iron and dietary fiber. Strengthens the uterus. Serve young girls at least once a weak. This helps them greatly in future while yielding child. Consuming plantain flower weakly once relieves menstrual pain, boosts estrogen and controls over bleeding. Ladies nearing menopause consume twice a week as it helps in contraction of uterus. It also helps in curing white discharge, body heat, cough and burning sensation in hands and legs. Controls over urination, over excretion of sugar through urine and dysentery. Also prevents from infections. Cures bleeding piles. Boon to those suffering from vatta, pitta, anemia and intestinal worms.

Benefits Of Almonds



Almonds are called as super food. It is rich in calcium, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, zinc, vitamin B complex such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, pantothenic acid, folate and vitamin B6 and vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids.
Why should we eat almonds soaked ?
People suggest to eat the peeled almonds. Because its has an enzyme called tannis phytates which could slow down the digestion process. Moreover it also hinders the nutrients to be absorbed by the body.
When the almonds are soaked an enzymes called lipase is released, which helps the body for the proper absorption of the nutrients and takes care of proper digestion of almonds. So it is recommended to eat the soaked almonds with peel. Almonds offers us in creditable.
*  Almonds maintain all our body organs.
* Helps in productions of new blood cells and boost HB.
* Clears acne
* Keep your digestion in check
* Keeps your heart healthy
* Maintains a check on the levels of bad cholesterol
* can help you lose weight
* Improves brain function
* Controls diabetes
* Cures constipation.

So, the list of benefits of almonds goes on…
Friends, start following the habit of eating 4 to 10 almonds every morning  soaking overnight and multiply your energy level.

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Well wishes. I am Dr. Vidya Gobinath, Natural Diet and Health Specialist. You can ask me all your queries related to natural food, herbals, illness and their treatment. I am willing to help you. Have a healthy day.