Currants/ Grape

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Vitis Vinifera

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Protects against colon and prostate cancers, coronary heart disease (CHD), degenerative nerve disease, Alzheimer’s disease and viral/ fungal infections

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Good source of copper, iron, manganese, vitamin-C, vitamin A, vitamin K, carotenes, B-complex vitamins such as pyridoxine, riboflavin, and thiamin

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Grapes are native to Europe and Mediterranean regions but its now cultivated all around the world. Seedless grapes are used mainly in salads. used by the food industry in the preparation of jams, jellies, juice and wine. Dry grapes are used in cakes, puddings, muffins, confectionaries etc. grape seed oil is used in lip balms, sun protective lotions, hand creams etc.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Currants / Grape
  • Tamil : Onadraakshe / Mundiringa / Dhiratchai
  • Malayalam : Mundiringa
  • Telugu : Munthri / Draksha / Dhraksha Pallu
  • Kannada : Onadraakshe / Draksha / Dhrakshi
  • Hindi : Angoor / Drax
  • Bengali : Angoor
  • Gujarati : Mudraka / Draksha / Drax
  • Konkani : Dhraksha
  • Marathi : Manuka / Draksha / Drakshi
  • Oriya : Angura / Angoor
  • Punjabi : Angoor
  • Tulu : Kismis
  • Kashmiri : Da’Ch

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