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Ashwagandha is spreading happiness amongst farmers!

Dinesh Kumar Dhaakad , son of Shri Amar Lal Dhaakad from Buranhedi village of Khairabad Panchayat Samiti in Kota, owns 9 hectares of land. His family was engaged in conventional farming of mustard, soybean and wheat. However the harvest and income from conventional farming was not turning out to be a profitable deal. Year by year due to some or the other reason such as pest attack, floods or drought, the yield was minimizing. This became an alarming topic for him that if the graph of productivity kept on descending… Read More

Culinary Trails from the first planned city of India

Cooking is a craft, I like to think, and a good cook is a craftsman — not an artist. There’s nothing wrong with that: the great cathedrals of Europe were built by craftsmen — though not designed by them. Practicing your craft in expert fashion is noble, honorable and satisfying.         ~Anthony Bourdain Rajasthan is a vibrant cocktail of heritage and culture. Soaring temperature tales and aridity results in paucity of vegetations here. This is what gave birth to the much-celebrated cuisine of Rajasthan. Jaipur, the capital… Read More

From the coriander bowl of India

Often referred as stone city or coriander city, Ramganj Mandi is a city in Kota district of Rajasthan. It is Asia’s largest market for coriander trading where 6500 tons of coriander seeds have been noted to arrive on a single day during the season. The spice giant, MDH buys the coriander seeds from the same place.  This aromatic herb is cultivated on more than 2 lac hectare land and harvests more than 2 lac metric tonne of herb that equals to 90% of coriander cultivated in the state. Being one… Read More