Brahmi tambuli is very tasty and easy to prepare. I have already posted Brahmi chutney recipe, here goes the recipe of brahmi tambuli ...
Brahmi is a creeper and is called Ondelaga in Kannada, Timare in tulu
and Brahmi in english. You can easily identify this slender, long
stemmed creeping plant and its small, kidney shaped (reniform) lobed,
green leaves as well as its pinkish red or white flowers. The plant has
no taste or smell. It grows well in moist soil conditions.
The herb comprises rich amount of vitamin B1 (thiamin), vitamin B2
(riboflavin) vitamin B3 (niacin) and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine).
will help you to convert carbohydrates into glucose as well as to
improve the functioning of your nervous system. It has also good amount
of vitamin K.
- It has an excellent source of minerals i.e. calcium, magnesium, sodium, manganese and zinc.
- It is a tonic and has ability to tone up your muscular tissues.
- It improves hemoglobin percentage, RBC, serum cholesterol and blood sugar in your blood.
- It activates fast growth of your hair, skin and even nails.
- It is identified as an excellent brain and nerve stimulant.
It is believed that this herb improves brain function and the mental
ability as well as improves memory and learning performance. You are
able to overcome easily all your negative effects related with fatigue
- The herb has potentials to improve I.Q. among children.
- It is also recommended for mentally retarded children.
Got the above medicinal info from the site: http://healthmad.com/nutrition/health-benefits-of-gotu-kola-brahmi-or-vallarai/
Brahmi Leaves: 1/2 cup or 1 small bunch
Coconut: 2 tbsp
Green chillies: 2 small
Jeera: 1 tsp
Curds: 1 1/2 cups
Oil: 1 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves: 1 strand
Red chilli: 1
1. Grind brahmi leaves, coconut, green chilli and jeera to smooth paste using little yogurt at a time.
2. Heat oil
in a pan and add mustard, broken red chilli and curry leaves. When
mustard starts to pop and sputter transfer it to Tambuli and mix well.
Serve tambuli with rice and pickle.
Your site is full of very useful info. Thanks for sharing. Special thanks for the Brahmi Chutney recipe. I never knew Brahmi (Timare) is the same thing which is easily available in our surroundings. Glad to know its precious value.