Gingelly Oil

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Zingiber Officinale

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Gingerols increase the motility of the gastrointestinal tract and have analgesic, sedative, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. Studies have shown that it may reduce nausea caused by motion sickness or pregnancy and may relieve migraine. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Contains good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
It can be used instead of coconut oil in food items in india as well as in other asian countries. Its commonly used in south indian cusines. Its also used extensively in china and korea as a flavor enhancer. It can be applied on hair.

GLOSSARY :
English : Gingelly Oil
Tamil : Nallenai
Malayalam : Nallenna
Telugu : Nuvalu Nuna
Kannada : Ellenai
Hindi : Thil Ka Tel
Konkani : Teelel
Marathi : Til Che Tel

Recipes with Gingelly Oil:

1) Tamil Nadu Easy Pepper Chicken
Tamil Nadu Easy Pepper Chicken
2) Meen Kulambu
Meen Kulambu
3) Green Dates Pickles
Green Dates Pickles
4) Sweet And Sour Mango Pickle
Sweet And Sour Mango Pickle
5) Idly Podi Stuffed Ennai Kathirikkai
Idly Podi Stuffed Ennai Kathirikkai
6) Arachuvitta Sundal Kuzhambhu
Arachuvitta Sundal Kuzhambhu
7) Sweet Potato Vatha Kuzhambhu
Sweet Potato Vatha Kuzhambhu

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