Shallots / Small Onion / Pearl Onion

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Allium Oschaninii

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 For Insect stings rub the area with shallot juice. Rubbing shallot juice daily on scalp gets rid for dandruff and stimulates hair growth.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Shallots contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorus, potassium and vitamin A.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Used in curries, stir fries, snacks etc. it adds good flavour for the dishes.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Shallots / Small Onion / Pearl Onion
  • Tamil : Chinna Venggayam
  • Malayalam : Ulli / Kunjulli / Chumannulli
  • Telugu : Ullipaaya
  • Kannada : Chikk-Eerulli
  • Hindi : Chotta Pyaz
  • Konkani : Piyavu
  • Marathi : Chote Kande

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