Monday, 5 January 2015

IMMUNE BOOSTING TEA

                                               

This  tea is made  with the ingredients such as coriander seeds, pepper, dry ginger, long pepper, Palm sugar or palm jaggery, cardamom, and carom seeds. Every ingredient used to prepare this decoction
has its own , unique and excellent medicinal qualities. This decoction is pleasurable to drink in all seasons . By regular use, it works wonder to soothe, tone and balance the body healthily fit. It has a peculiar and unique aroma

Nutritional and medicinal properties of the ingredients:
  • Coriander is rich in dietary fiber helping to lower the cholesterol.
  • excellent source of minerals i.e., iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc and magnesium.
  • controls blood pressure.
  • Coriander seeds contain an ample amount of vitamin C.
  • Further, the seeds are the store house of many vital  B.Complex vitamins i.e., thiamine, riboflavin and niacin.
  • eases constipation due to the dietary fiber containing property.
  • Pepper is an antioxidant, preventative of cold, flu,
  • Pepper is an excellent approach for curing respiratory congestion.
  • Pepper stimulates the digestive enzymes in the pancreas of our body and triggers digestion to fast mode.
  • Dry Ginger is a stimulant in respiratory and digestive complaints
  • Palm sugar is a staple sweetener without any bleach and preservatives. It contains calcium and iron considerably.
  • Carom seeds are of high medicinal value in Siddha treatment.
  • carom seeds cure the problems of  digestive problems and respiratory disorders.
  • It is an anti-fungal and antiseptic 
  • It is a good home remedy for toothaches and earaches.
  • removes acidity and heartburn.
  • Long pepper relieves  cough, cold, asthma hoarseness, moreover, it is a good appetizer. 

Let us see how the powder to be prepared.

Ingredients:

coriander seeds 200 gms
pepper seeds 25 gms
long pepper 10 gms
dry ginger 25 gms
palm sugar 300gms
carom seeds 20 gms
cardamom 10gms

Grind all above mentioned ingredients in a mixie jar. Store it  in a tight container.

Procedure:

Boil the two cups of water.
add four teaspoons of the powder.
Allow to boil for 5 minutes.
Extract the decoction.

Serve hot in the morning and evening with your favorite snacks..

Hope u will enjoy its unique aroma and taste feel the excellent comfort in your stomach๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜‹




READY-MADE RASA POWDER

                                         

Rasam is served  as a side dish to rice  which has medicinal  and nutritional benefits . 
The rasam is widely popular in Tamil Nadu.. But in our Rasam, You will enjoy an exclusive taste.
Its nutritional and medicinal  benefits are remarkable.

We are going to prepare Rasa powder for this exclusive rasam.


IIngredients:

Cumin seeds 250 gms
Pepper seeds 50 gms
Asafoetida three pinches
Toor dal 50 gm

Procedure:

Dry roast cumin seeds and pepper seeds separately in a pan.
Remove the ingredients from the flame after observing the roasted aroma emanation
Add Asafoetida and mix well.
Add Toor Dal with the roasted items,
allow to cool.
Grind all the ingredients together coarsely.


Whenever you want to prepare rasam, soak tamarind small lime size. cook tomato and peel the skin.
Smash and extract the mixture of tamarind and tomato. Heat gingelly oil in a cooking vessel. Add mustard seeds to splutter. Add red chillies as required per your choice, curry leaves. Let the flame be in low .Add Turmeric powder(one pinch or two pinches). Add the extract. Now raise the flame level to high. Add salt and jaggery as per your requirement  after reaching the boiling point, add three teaspoons of rasa powder. Peel off the three pulses of garlic and grate them and add to the mixture.
Garnish coriander leaves finely chopped.

Rasam ready to serve with hot rice.






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