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Lemon Grass (Bhustrina, Sera)

Fresh Lemon Grass : Peeled and Sliced to Thin Rings
~ For this Week’s Indian Kitchen

Cooling, Fragrant Vetiver Root Water for Summer Time
~ from Revathi’s En Ulagam

Posted by Indira©Copyrighted in Indian Ingredients,Indian Kitchen,Sera (Lemon Grass) (Sunday May 6, 2007 at 10:15 am- permalink)
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  1. Wow!! Am wondering how are you going to surprise us this time. I would certainly like to learn more about lemon grass..

    Comment by Suganya — May 6, 2007 @ 10:55 am

  2. Ummmmmmm! wow, another favorite spice of mine 🙂 i use it in Indian recipes too. am looking forward to your forthcoming posts featuring lemon-grass :).

    Comment by musical — May 6, 2007 @ 11:51 am

  3. wow would check back what you do with lemon grass!

    Comment by Roopa — May 6, 2007 @ 5:57 pm

  4. I love lemon grass. In addition to the many dishes it can be added to, I love it in tea. Lemon grass tea. Soothing and refreshing.

    Comment by Cynthia — May 6, 2007 @ 6:50 pm

  5. Indira,
    Are we going to find you dish up some Thai dish? Wondering what you are going to dish up with this yummy spice… i love its flavor in the stocks/soups
    btw, where do you got this fresh ones? i was never fortunate to find the fresh ones 🙁 but only the dried bottled ones from McCormick’s, even that sucks sometimes..
    will come back for the post tomm 🙂

    Comment by Karthi Kannan — May 6, 2007 @ 8:21 pm

  6. Hi Indira
    Thank u for the link. My father got a bunch from Chennai when he visited me –

    Indira replies:
    I loved the root photo Revathi. Thanks for sharing your fathers gift with us all.
    We prepare similar type of drink but with another root called “Nannari”. Tastes super great and a must have drink in many household during summer times at Nandyala.

    Comment by Revathi — May 6, 2007 @ 8:49 pm

  7. Wow, what a beautiful photograph! I love the colors!!

    Comment by Uma — May 7, 2007 @ 7:18 am

  8. I too love lemon grass with tea.

    Comment by Priya — May 7, 2007 @ 8:03 am

  9. What is this? It is new to me? Looks like the vazhai thandu. Fine, let me see what you are gonna cook with this 🙂

    Comment by Lakshmiammal — May 7, 2007 @ 10:15 am

  10. Lemon grass..doesnt ring a bell for me…even the indian name doesnt help.Absolutely clueless as to what it is..Would love to see what you wud do with it,Indira…

    Comment by Anu — May 7, 2007 @ 3:55 pm

  11. I was just searching for different gongura pachadi recipes on the net I found this one among them

    In which, the whole text was exactly copied from yours. Just check it! I just wanted to let you know.This is really unfair.Have a look at it! (Iam just posting here again as i did in your gongura chutney post to be noticed by you)

    Indira replies:
    Hi Meena, thanks for taking time to inform me. The recipe is mine and they didn’t have permission to republish it. I will contact them.
    Thanks Meena.

    Comment by meena kandlakuti — May 8, 2007 @ 3:56 pm

  12. Dear Indira,
    I am a regular reader of your site. Also I visit regularly almost all the blogs listed in your blog list. I adore you and all the people in your list. I adore the passion with which you do cooking and that is really.
    I the recent past I have developed such a passion for cooking and that made me to start my own blog. The above given web site is mine. Its in vary nascent state. Please do have a look at it and I will be very privileged by your comments.

    Dear Nirmala, thanks very much for your kind words about Mahanandi and all the food blogs.
    Congratulations on your new blog and it looks wonderful. Please keep up the good work!
    Best wishes – Indira

    Comment by Nirmala — May 10, 2007 @ 1:35 am

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