The Basil Seeds look to me like a
starry full moon night in the Damavand mountains.
The stars were so far away but within reach.
We used to sit on the porch of our house in Damavand
on a hot summer starry full moon night and
sweetened the evening with this delicious drink.
Basil Seeds Drink -Sharbate tokhme sharbati
is in Iran a popular Drink for the summer
to cool down the body, as we have really hot summers.
The basil seeds also improve hydration
INGREDIENTS SHARBATE TOKHME SHARBATI
1 tsp Basil seeds*
1 cup of fresh cold or hot water
1 stick of saffron crystalized sugar*, or 1 tsp of honey or raw brown sugar
1/8 tsp of powdered saffron*
1/4 tsp of rose water*
2 thin slices of lemon
PREPARATION SHARBATE TOKHME SHARBATI
Mix all ingredients
except for the lemon slices, peppermint, and saffron sugar
, and let it rest for a couple of minutes.
Either you add hot water or cold water to it, whatever you prefer.
After all, add the Saffronsugar lemon slices to your Drink.
Garnish with peppermint leaves.
LOOSE WEIGHT WITH BASIL SEEDS
To lose weight with Basil seeds, drink daily for
one month a glass of Water with one teaspoon of Basil seeds
twice a day before lunch and dinner.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASIL SEEDS
Omega-3 fatty acids, Antixodiants, Vitamins and Minerals.
Assists in burning fat
Stimulates the metabolism
Benefits of fibre for gut
Effects against anxiety and stress
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