Monday, May 27, 2024

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...

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...

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.

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...

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,...

Winged Bean (Dambala)

A type of bean easy to find all around the world. This plant grows as a vine with climbing stems and leaves 3-4mtrs in height. This is a tropical plant & we in sri lanka prepare wing beans in...

Green Beans (Bonchi)

Green Beans also known as french beans & string beans in the northeastern & western united states. Snap beans or squeaky beans are the unripe plant of a specific cultivated  in varieties of the common bean. These green bean...

Potatoes (Ala)

The english word of potato comes from the spanish word “Patata”. The name potato originally refers to a type of sweet potato. The potato was 1st domesticated in the region of modern day southern Peru & extreme north western...

Chili Pepper (Rathu Kochchi)

Chili pepper is the spicy fruit of plants in the genus Capsicum; sometimes spelled chilli in the UK and chile in the Southwestern US. In the world is one of the most well known aroma and it’s consumed as...

Bitter Gourd (Karavila)

Bitter gourd known in sri lanka Karavila.and may parts of the world they used the name of Bitter melon,this is a vegetable you can use as cooked and fresh. Many Asian counties famous for bitter gourd salad. High herbal value on...
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