Monday, 19 March 2018

Brahmi/ Ondelaga/ Centella Juice

Centella asiatica or ondelaga is a wonderful herb which is nutritionally rich. Our ancestors used it as memory booster. It is not new using it in cooking & other home remedies. Read little more about it here: ondelaga tambuli.
Centella is used in Thailand cuisines either raw (in salads) or in cooked form. They prepare a drink of it with sugar syrup. Here is a recipe for Centella juice which is better & effective if served in the morning.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2
Ingredients:
Centella/ Brahmi leaves – ½ cup
Mint leaves – 2 tsp
Sugar/ Honey – 2-4 tsp (As per taste), I used sugar
Salt – a pinch
Lemon juice
Water – 2 glasses
Method:
  • Wash centella & mint leaves clean.
  • Take all the ingredients except honey (if using it) in a juice making mixer jar and grind with water.
  • Strain and collect juice using a juice strainer. Add honey and mix well.
  • Serve chilled.

Note: Make sure to prepare this juice at the time of serving to retain the attractive green color.


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