Sundakai kozhambu


Sundakai – 1 cup
Big Onion – 2
Tomato – 2
Moong dhal – 2 tbsp
Sambar Podi – 3 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Coconut – 3tbsp
Tamarind juice – 1 lemon sized pulp

To Tamper
Curry leaves
Urad dhal
Fenugreek – 1tsp

Wash sundakai and cut into half. Fry them in a pressure pan with 1 tsp of oil for 3 minutes. Add moong dhal and 2 cups of water. Pressure cook for 4 whistels and keep aside.

In another pan, with little oil, add the items to tamper. Grind onions and tomatoes together and fry until raw smell goes. Add tamarind juice , sambar podi, turmeric powder, water and let it boil for 7 minutes.
Add the boiled sundakai with moong dhal and let it boil for 5 minutes. Finally add coconut paste and stir for 2 minutes.
The kozhambu is ready to serve.

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Amla Health Benefits


Amla is rich in vitamin C. A glass of amla juice contains twenty times more vitamin C than a glass of fresh orange juice.

The fruit is also rich in proteins and fibers. It contains minerals such as iron, calcium, and phosphorus besides vitamins A and B.

Regular intake of amla will prevent you from all kinds of bacterial, viral and fungal infections.

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The fruit promotes longevity and slows down the aging process. Its strong antioxidant properties have a protective effect on your heart, lungs, brain, and skin.

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The fruit is good for decreasing acidity. It is also an excellent liver tonic.

It strengthens the heart muscles, lowers cholesterol, and controls hypertension.

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Rich in nutrients and antioxidants, guava leaves helps in promoting healthy hair growth. To stop hair loss, boil a handful of guava leaves in a liter of water for around 20 minutes. After cooling apply it on your scalp and massage rigorously.

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The guava leaf is a herb for getting rid of yellow stains and it is also good for preventing bad breath. Simply take a leaf and crush it with a mortar and pestle to make a paste. Rub the crushed leaves on your teeth and brush it with your toothbrush.

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Mix pure sandalwood paste with a few drops of lemon juice and cucumber juice to form a fine paste. Then apply on your armpits. Wash it off after it dries. This natural treatment also helps to get rid of dark underarms

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