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How long does it take for a papaya tree to grow from seed?
The climate does play a role in the number of months a papaya needs to grow and bear ripe fruit. In hot regions, it can take as little as six to nine months until harvest after planting the seeds, but more temperate areas need nine to 11 months to produce fruit when grown from seeds.

বিভিন্ন শাকের ইংরেজী নাম জানুনঃ-
Indian spinach – পুঁইশাক
Spinach – পালং শাক
Red amaranth – লাল শাক
Water amaranth – কলমী শাক
Mustard leaf – সর্ষে শাক
Edible fern – ঢেঁকি শাক
Jute leaves – পাট শাক
Taro stem – কচুশাক
Radish leaves – মূলা শাক
Pumpkin leaves – লাউ শাক
Sweet gourd – কুমড়ো শাক
Kangkong – গিমা শাক
Stem amaranth – ডাটা শাক

Cooking and Healthy Top Tips ##

Make Plates Look New Again
Make Plates Look New Again

How to give a new look to your plate again?
Take an old dingy-looking plate, sprinkle some cream of tartar on the plate, then add some vinegar. Mix well to create a good paste. Using a sponge or scrubber, scrub well. Ringe your plate and dry! That’s it, you get a new plate look.

Instructions
Sprinkle 1 part cream of tartar across the dish, and add another part vinegar.
Mix together to form a paste
Scrub thoroughly with a coarse sponge.
Rinse and dry
Enjoy your scuff-free dishes!

Lentils vs Chickpeas: Nutrition Comparison

Lentils Chickpeas
Fiber (g) per 1 cup cooked 15.6 12.5
Lentils (%DV) Chickpeas (%DV)
Folate 90 71
Iron 37 26
Magnesium 18 20
Phosphorus 36 28
Potassium 21 14
Zinc 17 17
Copper 25 29
Manganese 49 87

Can you add baking soda to tomato sauce?
If you don’t want to add sugar to a pot of marinara sauce but the tomatoes are a bit acidic, add a little baking soda. Simply stir 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon into the pot and cook for a few minutes to take the bite out of the flavor. Then, add the sauce to one of these delicious Italian pasta dishes – [Source].

How can we keep our kitchen clean and hygienic?
Clean – keep yourself and work areas clean.
Separate – keep raw meat and other raw animal products away from other foods.
Cook – always properly cook and prepare foods.
Chill – store foods appropriately both before and after cooking.

What are the foods that should be avoided during pregnancy?
There are certain types of foods that should be avoided during pregnancy as they can be mild or very harmful to the unborn baby. Food such as oily fish (fresh tuna, salmon) should not exceed more than two portions. It is also best to avoid sea bass, turbot, sea bream, brown crabmeat.

What is the best but light snacks for pregnant women?
Chicken, avocado and pumpkin salad

Where is the best place to buy avocados?
If you want to buy avocado ripe then go to a Mexican store.

How to extract avocado seed?
Using a sharp knife, cut avocado in half then strike the seed/pit carefully and twist.

How to preserve pure ghee flavour while cooking?
To preserve the natural flavour of Pure Ghee / Butter, always add them five minutes before the cooking end.

How to keep herbs and spices in good condition?
To preserve the natural flavour of herbs and spices, always store them in a cool and dark place but not above your stove. Keeping spices and herbs above stove can lose the actual texture, taste and flavour.