Banana

Banana

Scientific Name :

Musa Paradisiaca

Medicinal Value :

Reduces blood pressure, fights anaemia, increases brian power, cures constipation, depression, heart burn, morning sickness and calms nervous system.

Nutrient Value :

Contains health benefiting anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals and high calories.

Culinery and Other Values :

Sweet bananas are eaten raw. They may also be dried and used in cuisines. Bananas fried with batter is a popular dessert in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. Bananas have also been used in the making of jam.

Glossary :

  • English : Banana
  • Tamil : Vazha Pazham
  • Malayalam : Pazham / Vazha Pazham
  • Telugu : Arati Pandu
  • Kannada : Bale Hannu
  • Hindi : Keda
  • Bengali : Kollaa
  • Gujarati : Keda
  • Konkani : Kellin
  • Marathi : Kele / Kel
  • Oriya : Champa Kadali / Kadali
  • Punjabi : Kella / Kela