Thứ Năm, 17 tháng 1, 2013

Basil Tea/Tulasi Kashayam

Right in time for Cold, Cough, Flu,body pain and also indigestion winter and harsh summers are always a pain. everyone of us have to suffer from such aliments the holy basil  is soothing and gives an instant relief...hope this recipe is helpful for you...:)
Recipe video watch enjoy...:)

2 Fist Full Basil if you can find fresh basil where  you live 4 tbsp of dry basil can be used.
2 Tbsp Coriander Seeds
1/2 Tbsp Pepper Corns
4-5 Cardamom Pods
2 Inch Ginger
8 Tbsp Jaggery or Honey
4 Cups Water
3 Tbsp Lime Juice (Optional)
  1. In a fry pan dry roast the coriander seeds, pepper corns and cardamom pods on a medium flame till light brown in color.
  2. Transfer the dry roasted ingredients to a mixer jar and grind till fine powder.
  3. Boil water in a heavy bottom pot add jaggery allow the jaggery to melt.
  4. Crush ginger in a mortar and pestle add the ginger to the boiling water allow to boil for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the spice powder and basil bring to a rapid boil strain and serve hot.
this drink can also be served cold during summer lime juice can be added to enhance flavor and tangy taste.
Do you know basil can help keep away pesty flies and cockroach away...:)

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