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Just Taste the Berries

Berries are the culinary fruits of  flora which means the plant or the tree which bears fruits from the flowers. Berries are basically called as aggregate fruits beause agregate fruits are formed from one flower which contains many ovaries in it. So,berries grow in bunches from one flower of the plant . These berries doesn’t contain any seeds inside them , they are just fleshy which can be eaten raw

Scrumptious fruits you must eat and their benefits

  Fruits are the ultimate natural source of vitamins, minerals, proteins along with some anti-oxidants and other substances which are  very beneficial and essential for health to humans as a healthy diet. Humans and many animals are mostly dependent on fruits. Consumption of fruits in high amounts keeps us away from diseases like cancer,heart diseases,skin diseases etc… There are many kinds of fruits which grow in different atmospheric conditions at

Best Tomato dishes that you can prepare easily

      Tomatoes are known as red fruits or berries , but are mostly used as vegetables There are different species of tomatoes available depending upon the region to region and climate conditions.             Tomatoes  are native to Mexico. Like Bangalore tomatoes, cherry tomatoes which is available in different colors but almost all tomatoes are available in  pure red color. Cherry tomatoes are the different variety of tomato which grows in very small size and red in color similar to cherries        just  like cherries so it is called as cherry tomatoes. Cherry tomatoes are originated from north Chile . These cherry tomatoes are cultivated since early 1800s. These cherry tomatoes are used mainly in salads , Mexican ans Spanish recipes, pizzas, and pastas. It can also be eaten raw or just boiled and roasted with salt and pepper. Tomatoes are rich in Lycopene, an antioxidant which is helpful in protecting cells in body and prevents skin cancer      caused  by UV-Rays. Eating tomatoes can keep you away from breast cancer and other cancer related diseases. Eating tomatoes can reduce sugar levels in blood and reduces fat Tomatoes contains carotene which improves blood serum level and also maintains good eye vision keeping away age  related eye muscular diseases. Tomato contains 21% Vitamin C.  The tomato recipes that you could preparely easily are: Tomato soup:   Ingredients: Tomatoes Salt to taste Ginger and garlic Pepper Butter cream Preparation method: Boil tomatoes along with ginger and add salt .and boil it still it is completely cooked. Now grind the tomatoes with ginger garlic paste until the ingredients are completely smashed smoothly Now take the mixture in the bowl add some butter cream with pepper powder sprinkled on it You can also use coriander to sprinkle on the soup which tastes good So hot soup is ready to be served .   Tomato Raita: Ingredients Red Tomatoes Finely chopped green chilies Finely chopped onions Coriander leaves Thick curd Cumin powder Pepper powder Salt  

Madurai: Symbol of Tamil Culture

History of Meenkashi temple : Meenakshi Amman temple  is an ancient temple which is located on the banks of river Vaigai in Madurai district  of Tamil Nadu.  Meenakshi Amman Temple is also called as Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple. This temple is more than 2500 years old. This temple is dedicated to the deities mainlyMeenakshi who is the modern avatar of goddess Parvathi and Sundareshwar as Lord Shiva. The temple was originally built during 7th century by the first Pandya’s .   Malayadwaja Pandya who was one of the kings who ruled Madurai, in South India.Meenakshi was the daughter of the king  Malayadwaja Pandya and queen Kanchanamala. Meenakshi was a miracle child gift given by god to both the king and queen after their sincere performance of yagna to have children’s , as they din’t have children’s from many days. Meenakshi was a brave girl who was thought the art of war and martial arts. She got married to Lord Shiva . So Meenakshi temple was built after her and Madurai city was formed around the temple.