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Ayurvedic Beauty Tips: Add turmeric powder in the coconut oil and apply it to the body. Take bath with green gram flour. This will make the soft and glowing skin.

Cut the orange fruit into two and rub on the face. Wash with cold water after 10 minutes. If you do this daily, the face will be shiny and make you young.

To remove unwanted hair on the face, apply lemon juice frequently. Doing this every day will stop hair grow and face look beauty.

Before cutting the nails, apply any oil on them and leave it sometime. This will make you cut them easier and you can cut them desired shape and look beautiful.

If the hair looks too much oily, mix a little sugar in the egg and beat it. Then slightly rub on the hair and take head bath. This will remove the excess oil and hair looks very shiny.

Dry neem leaves, mint leaves, a little henna leaves and Acalphaindica leaves in sunlight and make it to powder. Take this powder and make it a paste by adding a little milk. Apply this paste on face and leave for 20 minutes before bath. This will make sure face will not be black and will stop prickly heat.

In a warm hot water add two spoons of salts, wash your face. This will make eyes bright.
If the joints of the hand, leg are black in color, apply the lime juice on them daily and take a bath. Black mark will disappear soon. If the skin is dry and compacted, apply olive oil and soak for some time and then take bath.

Add two tablespoons of mint juice and half a lemon juice with green gram flour and apply it on the face for 10 minutes. Wash it. The scars created by pimple will disappearance.


To remove the hair from the face, mix the egg white, sugar, corn flour together and make it a smooth paste. Apply on the face. When it dry, peel gently and slowly. Hair will come out along with the egg.
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Sugarcane, palm, and coconut are very important plants. Sugar is still produced from palm and coconut trees. However, sugar produced from sugarcane is considered the major part of the sugar business. So let's get to know this in more detail.


What will happen to us by knowing this?
To know the reason why we are on top of sugar patient list! Yes! To know how the sugarcane, which is the nutrient ingredient, transformed into the poisoned 'White sugar'!
The harvested sugarcane from the fields must go to sugar mills and cross multiple stages before turning into white sugar. First, the chaff is broken into multiple pieces, squeezed and extracted the juice. Lime is added to this juice and boiled. Then the mixture is cooled. Then, kind of sugar syrup is added to the solid sugar cane juice. This is called 'Affination'. The natural color of the sugar cane is brown. This color changes slightly into white by this process.

The next step is cleansing by either one of the processes called carbonation or PHOSPHATATION. Calcium hydroxide + carbon dioxide mixture is used in carbonation. Another way is calcium hydroxide + phosphoric acid mixture. Some nutrients are removed from sugar by these processes.

In the next step, sugarcane juice is passed through the “oxidated carbon” base. This is the reason for the pure white color of sugar (now replaced by the ion exchange resin in some places). This extracted juice is boiled again and cooled down. Then, a kind of little sugar powder is sprinkled. The end result is a "sugar" like a white diamonds.

After extracted the juice, rest of the dregs mixture are kept aside in the name of “Molasses”. These dregs contains 30% of sucrose, 25% glucose, fructose and slightly above iron ore. These dregs used for processing brown sugar, alcohol, and alternating fuel. ( Here 'Brown Sugar' is regular sugar, not a drug).

Above mentioned chemical processes are called as "Refining Process / Purification" in the sugar factory. Means removing impurities from the sugarcane juice! (our fate) In fact, they are completely removing out all the nutrients that are good for our body! Yeah.... you will get surprised if you know what all the nutrients are in the sugarcane juice before cleansing.
Lime - 85 milligrams
Iron - 1.91 mg
Magnesium - 29 mg
Phosphorus - 22 mg
Potassium - 346 mg
Sodium - 39 mg
Vitamin
B2 - 0.007 mg
B3 - 0.082 mg
P6 - 0.026 mg
B9 - 1.0 mg
This is what sugar producers call impurities.

Sugar juice is boiled three times. There are many nutrients that are evaporated. Thereafter, compounds such as lime mixture, calcium hydroxide, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and phosphoric acid are added. Many of us know that each of these causes a variety of damages.
All the nutrients present in sugarcane, the vitamins needed for the body, the mineral and the micro nutrients are removed and we are getting just sweet candy that gives only 260 calories.

Let's not forget a thing here. The reason for the pure white of sugar is bones of the cow or pig or animals. Just change your thought of considering Sugar as a pure vegetarian food if you still think so. Many of us think that Brown sugar produced from molasses is better than the white sugar. But that's just fantasy.

In some of the star hotels, White Sugar, Brown Sugar, 0% calories sugar packs are kept with coffee or tea. In fact, there is no major difference between them. Both are bad for health.
The sugarcane juice boiled at some temperature and getting sugar without doing any chemical process is actually called as “Brown Sugar”. This sugar is really good for our health.
Just compare the sugar with rice. We ruined the rice as well. We removed bran from rice, again and again, to make it pure white and removed all its nutrients and taken out just a sweet part. We have also done the same thing for sugar. Sucking all the natural ingredients from sugarcane and making it a sweet candy. The result? Like White rice, white sugar also a source of diabetes.

In the past, the average man consumed only 7 - 10kg of sugar a year. Currently, the average annual use of a man has increased to 25 - 30 kg. It is also an undeniable fact that the diabetes patients globally has increased. But, still, doctors keep telling that “there is no relation between white sugar and diabetes” is a big fun!!


Awake my dear people!!!!
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Man breathes three cylinders of oxygen per day.
The average price of an oxygen cylinder is 700 rupees in India.
The Price of three oxygen cylinders is 2100 rupees.
Total cost of oxygen per year is over 7,66,000 rupees for a men.
If we consider average life of a men is 65 years then cost of oxygen for a human is almost 5 crores rupees.
Trees are giving this expensive and valuable oxygen to us in free of charge.



If so, don't we give that much respect to the trees?
Trees, Treasure from Nature for each human being.
At least from now on, We will take oath to ensure that we don't destroy the trees and keep growing a tree at least in our life.

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Gooseberry (Amla / Nellikai) is a very old fruit in India. It is usually eaten raw or pickled. The fruit has been tested and proven to reduce the blood sugar and cholesterol. Amla has a thick flesh when eaten raw. When you first take a bite into the fruit, it tastes kind of bitter and sour. However after you swallow the fruit it gives a very sweet after taste. Kids often enjoy drinking a cup of water after eating the fruit. You can actually taste the sweetness of the fruit for quite some time when you swallow the water.



Ingredients:

Amla/Nellikkai – 200g
Mustard seed – ½ tsp
Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Asafoetida – ½ tsp
Mustard powder – 1 tsp
fenugreek powder – 1 tsp
Salt - 2 tsp
Sesame oil – 100ml

Steps:

Boil 200g Amla for 5 minutes. When it cooked, the Amla slices will separate automatically, and seed will come out.



That's the right time to switch off the flame and filter out from water
Now, heat 100 ml of sesame oil in a pan. Once oil hot add ½ tsp mustard seed. Now it will start splutter.

Simmer the flame and add 2 tsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp asafoetida, 1 tsp mustard powder, 1 tsp fenugreek powder, 2 tsp salt.

Mix it altogether.
Now increase the flame and add cooked amla and mix it all together.

Switch off the flame and cool down.

Now Nellikkai/Amla pickle is ready to serve.


Store it in a bottle. It can be used for a month. Try and post your comment and feedback.
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What could be better than buttery, ripe avocado smashed onto hearty, crusty bread? Not only does it taste incredible, but the combo of healthy fats and fiber is also super satisfying no matter what time of day hunger strikes.


Ingredients:

For tea(serves 2):
Milk – 1-1/4 cup
Tea powder – 2 teaspoon
Green Cardamon – 2
Crushed ginger – 1/2 inch

For toast:

Bread – 4 piece
Avocado – 1
Crushed Pepper – ¼ tbsp
Salt as required

Steps:

Heat a 1 cup water in a pan and add 2 crushed cardamon, ½ inch crushed ginger, 2 tsp tea powder.



Meanwhile, cut 1 avocado vertically and take out flush into a bowl.

Add ¼ tbsp crushed pepper and required salt and mash it all together.
Once tea boiled well, add 1-1/4 cup of milk and bring to boil and switch off the flame.

Toast 4 pieces of bread. Rub avocado mix on one side bread slice and close it with other slice. Do the same for other pair of slices.

Cut diagonally into two pieces for both bread pair.


Now the awesome Avocado bread toast is ready to serve.
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Mushroom masala recipe, a popular restaurant style Indian gravy curry served with chapathi. This recipe is pretty straight forward that is easy to make. Let's make this recipe.




Ingredients:

Mushroom – 2 cup
Chopped onion – 1
Chopped tomato - 2
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Cinnamon stick – ½ inch
Green Cardamon – 3
Cloves – 3
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala – ¼ tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Salt for taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Oil for seasonings

Steps:

Heat 3 tsp of oil in a pan. Once oil hot, add ½ inch cinnamon, 3 green cardamon, 3 cloves. 

Leave it for 30 secs.
Then add 1 chopped onion and cook till translucent.


Add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste and stir it. Add 1 spring of curry leaves and stir it.


After a minute, add ¼ tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of coriander powder, ¼ tsp of garam masala, 1 tsp of red chilli powder, ½ tsp of cumin powder and stir it until the raw smell goes out.


Then add ½ cup of water and cook it.


Then add 2 cup of cubed mushroom and stir it.

Close the lid and cook for 2 minutes.
Then add 1 cup of water and close the lid and cook for another 4 minutes.
Finally, Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and mix it.



Now the tasty mushroom masala is ready to serve.
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Chapati or Poori with this peas kurma can truly, legitimately be my every day food either 
as breakfast or lunch or dinner or whatever. The plain, simple Indian flat bread chapati can 
make sense as food with some awesome side dish like this. The peas dunk in rich, deep colored
gravy just shines as a side dish and I loved pairing it up with poori too. There is nothing 
wonderful than the flavor, color and the texture of peas kurma which satisfies all your food 
loving senses to the core.
Ingredients: Peas – 1 cup Tomato – 2 Onion – 2 Garlic – 5 pods Ginger – 1 inch Green chilli – 2 Red chilli powder – 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon Garam masala – ½ teaspoon Coriander powder – 1-1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon stick – ½ inch Green Cardamon - 2 Cloves - 3 Salt as required Curry leaves – 1 spring Coriander leaves for garnishing Oil for seasonings Steps: Soak the peas for 3 hrs and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Heat a pan and add 2 tsp of oil. Once oil hot add 5 chopped garlic pods and 1 inch chopped ginger and fry it until the raw smell goes off.
Then add 2 chopped onion and 2 green chilli and stir it until onions gets translucent.
Now add 2 chopped tomato's and stir it. Add required salt.
Once tomato slightly cooked, add 1 tsp red chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 1-1/2 tsp coriander powder and stir it. Make this masala into a paste in a mixer grinder.
Heat two tsp of oil in a pan. Once oil hot, add ½ inch cinnamon, 2 green cardamon, 3 cloves and stir it.
Then add the ground masala paste and stir it well. Once the raw smell goes off, add 1 spring curry leaves and stir it. Now add required water as per required consistency.
Close the lid and cook for 3 minutes. Now add cooked peas and stir it well. Close the lid and cook for another 5 minutes.
Finally garnish with coriander leaves. Peas kurma is ready to serve.
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Ladoo is an Indian sweet which is prepared using flour, sugar and they are shaped into small balls. Sweet Potato is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper and vitamin B6. It also full of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and phosphorous. Therefore, it is really healthy to eat Sweet Potato Ladoo. Like me, you may even add some grated coconut, cardamom powder to grant a beautiful texture to Sweet Potato Ladoo. Though it can be eaten as a dessert, they can be served during tea-time or supper as well.

Ingredients:

Sweet potato – 8 (small ones)
Jaggery/Achu vellam – 4 pieces
Fried gram – 4 teaspoon
Cardamon – 4
Grated coconut – 2 teaspoon
Salt as required

Steps:

Add 8 small sweet potatoes in a pan and cook till soften by adding little salt.

In parallel, add 4 cardamon, and 4 teaspoon fried gram in a mixer jar and make into powder.

Once sweet potatoes cooked well , filter out water and cool down by adding little cold water.
Peel of the skin.
In a pan melt 4 jaggery (Achu vellam) by adding 2 teaspoon of water.

Once jaggery melted, smash all sweet potatoes with your hand and add on the melted jaggery.

Then add ground fried gram powder and mix it well.

Now add 2 teaspoon of Grated coconut and stir well.

Now make into small balls while the mix is little warm.


Now tasty and healthiest sweet potato laddu's are ready to serve.
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