Health /Food Question =Cinnamons/dalchini not flavoury but yet it is part of many food items ,,,Any particular reason for this ??
Cinnamon is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the cinnamomun family. One of the more common trees from which Cinnamon is derived is the cassia. Ground cinnamon is perhaps the most common baking spice. Cinnamon sticks are made from long pieces of bark that are rolled, pressed, and dried.
True Cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka. The Cinnamon used in North America is from the cassia tree which is grown in Vietnam, China, Indonesia, and Central America.
Traditional Ethnic Uses
Cinnamon, an aromatic herb comes from a tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family growing up to 7m in its wild state. Both the bark and leaves are aromatic. Cinnamon is the inner bark of the tree.
Health Benefits of Cinnamon
Cinnamon is used as a medicinal herb in India and other parts of Asia from centuries, but it is better known in the Western world as a culinary spice. It is used to treat nausea, flatulence, and diarrhea. The oil in cinnamon is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. Cinnamon extracts has been used to treat gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhea or dysentery.
It is believed that the cinnamon is beneficial in controlling blood cholesterol and good for diabetes. Cinnamonis one of the foods that lowers blood sugar.
When you are down with cold, drink a cup of hot water with cinnamon, ginger root and some lemon. Common cold home remedies. ...more
Cut the onions in 2 by 3 cms square pieces, use olive oil 2 tbs, put the onions wait till it turns reddish, put little garlic ginger paste, allow it to mix with onions, put green chillies long with cut in the middle, put Cardamom, Clove and the tomatos, Now comes the Cinnamon 2 inches 4 pieces now put the raw egg and mix it with gravy then put two cup water and little corriander and close the vessle for 5 min on slow flame......Try this dish without Cinnamon you will see the difference. On demand I make this dish for my Kids.