Gardening · Herbs

Pirandai – My gift to myself this birthday :)

  One can find it growing in the backyards of many Tamil households. Growing up, we didn't have one in our backyard but thousands of them sprawling on the hills nearby. Our school was in a small valley surrounded by these hills and Amma was the one to notice them.Thus entered tasty Pirandai chutneys into… Continue reading Pirandai – My gift to myself this birthday 🙂

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Gardening · Herbs

Are you a Black Thumb? Grow Fenugreek | Growing Guide

Yes? Fear not, my friend - for I know how to turn it GREENN!!  A simple sure shot way - the Fenugreek way 😀 ( not mint as many believe ). Fenugreek is known as Vendhayam in Tamil, Menthulu in Telugu and Methi in Hindi. It can be used as a vegetable (fresh leaves, micro… Continue reading Are you a Black Thumb? Grow Fenugreek | Growing Guide