Tamil Nadu

turmeric

Turmeric: The Yellow Gold

Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, the roots of which are used in cooking. The plant is native to the Indian subcontinent and south-east Asia and is used for various purposes that include cooking, flavouring and dyeing. Turmeric is used in Iranian, Moroccan, Indonesian and Cambodian cuisines. The rhizomes are collected and then used fresh or …

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Silambam in Tamil Nadu

Silambam #Tamil Nadu

Silambam is an ancient martial art form practiced in the Tamil Nadu state of India. Silambam originated around 1000 BCE in the Tamilkam region(which is today known as the Tamil Nadu). It is a weapon-based martial art and it is clearly mentioned in the Sangam literature of 400 BCE. Silambam is also practiced by the …

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