Yellow, yellow, brilliant fellow

It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It has the potential to combat cancer, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer‘s disease, and other chronic diseases. It’s biologically called curcumin, and scientists who work with it jokingly call themselves as curcuminologists. If you are a Tamilian, you would know it as manjal. If you are a Kannadiga, you would know it as haldi.

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  1. Doddi Buddi said

    Haldi alla ree! Arisna antheevi Kannadhalli!

    Swalpa yeno jasthi thagond baridhri anisutthey!

  2. S said

    errrrr if i am kannadiga, I refer to it as “arishna”.

    on second thoughts, if i am kannidiga having no inclination to learn kannada(whether or not staying in karnataka), i may refer to it as “haldi”

  3. Prakash said

    Yaar Siva bardhidhu ? Arishina hesru keelillva

  4. Doddi Buddi said

    Very clever defense, S!

    Hogli bidi saar. Haage ee tharaha thindi maley barithaa iri. Thumbha thanks!

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