Asafoetida as Home Remedy

By: Cookme | Thursday, March 13th, 2014 | Asafoetida, Home Remedies | No Comments

Asafoetida, popularly known as Hing is a gum extracted from the sap of the of the giant fennel plant. When fresh, this gum is grayish-white in color but as it ages it becomes yellow and ultimately ends up to a brown color. Hing has its unique place in Indian cuisine. But this herb also has […]

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Coriandar Seeds as Home Remedy

By: Cookme | Sunday, March 9th, 2014 | Coriander, Home Remedies | No Comments

Coriander seeds are very necessary ingredients in Indian cooking and is extensively used to add flavor to the food. But apart from its flavor, it also has some very interesting and useful medicinal properties that can serve as a home remedy for a wide range of problems. Coriander is a great source of potassium, iron, […]

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Cumin Seeds as Home Remedy

By: Cookme | Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 | Cumin, Home Remedies | No Comments

Jeera or cumin seeds are one of the most commonly used spices in Indian households. Not only does it add flavour to the dishes and make it more delicious, it also has a range of health benefits because of its anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. Additionally, it has nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin A and […]

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Red Chili as Home Remedy

By: Cookme | Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 | Home Remedies, Red Chili | No Comments

  Capsaicin is the substance that makes Red Chilies hot and this is currently being researched for a range of health benefits, including possible anticancer effects. This hot spice can be used as remedy for quite a few problems with effective results. Headache and Migraine – 7 dried Red Chilies are put in about 150 Grams […]

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Black Pepper as Home Remedy

By: Cookme | Thursday, February 27th, 2014 | Black Pepper, Home Remedies | No Comments

Black pepper not only improves the flavor of foodstuffs but it also has a long list of medicinal properties and is a rich source of dietary fiber, iron and manganese. Its curative properties can be used as concoctions with other ingredients for effective results. Under-weight – Chewing of 8 to10 black pepper seeds with betel […]

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Turmeric as Home Remedy

By: Cookme | Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 | Home Remedies, Turmeric | No Comments

Turmeric or Haldi is a common cooking spice in Indian cuisine and has quite a few medicinal properties. It can be used effectively to treat a number of problems and maladies. Asthma – Turmeric helps reduce the inflammation associated with asthma. Therefore, an effective home remedy for asthma is to mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric […]

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The Medicinal Values Of Spices

By: Cookme | Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 | Spice Talk | No Comments

Recent research in the field of medicinal values of spices has resulted in an ever growing knowledge base regarding the role of spices from both nutritional and pharmaceutical aspects. India is known as the ‘Kingdom of Spice’. Indians are exposed to uses of a wide variety of spices from ages and have been using these […]

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The Inception of JD Marketing

By: Cookme | Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Cookme History | No Comments

With a view to establish Cookme as a national brand, JD Marketing Pvt Ltd was established in 1993 with its head quarters at Bangalore. This new company soon started production as well as marketing of Cookme spices. With new technology, automated modern machines, team of experts backed by a century of experience and latest research […]

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The History of Cookme: Circa 2004

By: Cookme | Friday, February 14th, 2014 | Cookme History | No Comments

A spice trader from Darmahata mulls over a new blueprint. A new product is on the anvil. A new line is being established. On closer scrutiny, it appears to be a ready-to-eat food. The name reads Cookme and the product is actually spice. Sounds futuristic? That’s Atanu Chandra Dutta… Innovative, unpredictable, visionary.

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The History of Cookme: Master of Spices

By: Cookme | Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 | Cookme History | No Comments

Atanu has one regret… he could never complete his Higher Secondary exams. Nevertheless, he studied in private at night and looked after the business of Cookme by the day. But he could not carry it on for more than two years. In 1972, he had to dive headlong into the business, putting “education” on the […]

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