Nutmeg varieties

Nutmeg types and characters Type Characters KALLINGAL – 1 Tall, Good Spread, Normal Nut, Full Mace, Year Round Yield (Approximately above 4000 nuts/year)80-90 nuts/kg      3 gram/mace KALLINGAL – 2 Tall, Good Spread, Big Nut & Mace, Year Round Yield (Approximately above 5000 nuts/year)70-80 nuts/kg       3 gram/mace KALLINGAL – 3 Normal Height, Spread, Big Nut & […]

Nutmeg – the nature’s bounty

Nutmeg is the seed of nutmeg tree, egg­shaped. Nutmeg harvesting takes place 7 – ­9 years after planting. The trees reach full production after 20 years. Nutmeg tree is important for two species, derived from the fruit nutmeg and mace. Several other commercial products are also produced from the nutmeg tree which includes essential oils, extracted […]

Benefits of Nutmeg

Nutmeg as a spice is known to many but it has much more to it than just being spicy! This sweet flavored spice not only add flavors to your dishes but also to your health. It has many health benefits and curative properties. Take a look! Better sleep: A pinch of nutmeg powder mixed in […]

Nutmeg and its Benefits

Nutmeg has been studied by researchers over the past few decades. The tall claims about the use of nutmeg in various forms have been verified over the years too. Why is nutmeg so famous? The uses of nutmeg is in various forms. The powder is used as a spice in food. During the second world […]

The Yummy Nutty Nutmeg Chutney!

“Umm…..yummyyyy!! My God, this nutty nut is really delicious”….Elsa said in between putting a spoonful of the chutney into her mouth, relishing on the taste she asked”. Grammy please give me some more” and her grandmother lovingly replied “no, my dear child you had had enough for the day’,”please gramma”..”ok,,,ok but this it is the […]

Nutmeg and its health benefits

While most people think of nutmeg, they think of the spice with a strong odor and a pungent taste. Of course Nutmeg cannot be consumed on its own. Fortunately nutmeg adds a flavor to the food we cook and specially adds the aroma most people desire. But wait, Nutmeg is not just a spice which adds flavor and taste to your banquet. It […]