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Snake Gourd

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 14, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Snake Gourd

tropical or subtropical vine, raised for its strikingly long fruit, used as a vegetable, medicine, Formerly, the cultivated form was considered a distinct species, but it is now regarded as avariety of the wild ancestor, as they freely interbreed: The narrow, soft-skinned fruit can reach 150 cm (59 in) long. Its soft, bland, somewhatmucilaginous flesh is similar...

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Banana Blossom/Flower (Kesel Muwa)

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 12, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Banana Blossom/ Flower (Kesel Muwa)

banana flower is also known as a banana blossom or heart,. My preliminary research told me that it’s an ingredient commonly used in Sri lankan and Thai cooking. It can be eaten raw or cooked, and it happens to be a great source of vitamins A and C. Banana flower...

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Cucumber (Kakiri)

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 2, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Cucumber (Kakiri)

Cucumber is famous and grown in the dry zone areas such as some parts of the north in sri lanka. Hambantota is more popular for this vegetable.

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Spinach (Nivithi)

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 29, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Spinach (Nivithi)

An edible flowering plant. Its native to central and south western Asia. The english word “Spinach” goes back to the 14th century. Spinach has a high nutritional value and extremely rich in antioxidants,.. especially when its fresh, steamed or quickly boiled. Spinach is known to contain a lot of vitamin...

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Carrot

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 29, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Carrot

A root vegetable, usually orange in color although purple, red, white and yellow varieties exists. A common vegetable around the world and our climate in nuwara eliya has the ideal weather conditions for growing carrots. Carrots can be eaten boiled, fried or steamed., and can be cooked in soups and...

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