Raisins

Scientific Name :

Vitis Vinifera

Medicinal Value :

Good for heart, to increase blood cell count, for proper elimination, good for bones.

Nutrient Value :

contains natural sugars, potassium, fiber and other nutrients

Culinery and Other Values :

It can be eaten raw or added to increase the flavour of cakes, desserts, puddings, payasam etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Raisins
  • Tamil : Ular Dhraakshai / Kaintha Thratchai / Karuppudraaksha
  • Malayalam : Kismis / Unakku Munthiringa
  • Telugu : Kisimiss / Yendu Dhraksha
  • Kannada : Ona Drakshi / Vonadraakshe
  • Hindi : Khishmish / Kash / Drax
  • Bengali : Kash / Kishmish
  • Gujarati : Lal Draksh / Kismis / Drax
  • Konkani : Khishmish / Suke Dhrakshi
  • Marathi : Bedane / Manuka
  • Oriya : Kismis
  • Punjabi : Khishmish
  • Tulu : Nungel Draakshe