Redefining kitchen remedies

It might taste weird, but the little xilikha or Chebulic myrobalan is a powerhouse of vitamin C and minerals

In Assam, as part of wedding rituals, it is customary for the groom’s family to bring goodies for the bride before the actual wedding. While this shagun consists of an assortment of gifts, one of them happens to be an unusual dried fruit. The only other time this fruit is eaten is when one is suffering from a mouth ulcer.

Intrigued? I’m talking about the fruit that is locally known as xilikha. The English name for this is Chebulic myrobalan or Terminalia chebula..................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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