Another variation of my daily power green juice for the morning. There is not much of a recipe but inclusion of cleansing and reinforcing ingredients. Make sure the ingredients are fresh and organic as it all gets quickly absorbed in your blood stream. I also added an Ayurvedic herb called Ashwagandha for its blood cleaning properties ( optional)
Handful fresh spinach
1 inch Ginger
1 inch turmeric root
1/2 tsp Matcha tea
1/2 green apple
1 baby Cucumber
sprigs of Cilantro and mint
1 1/2 cup Coconut milk
1 tbsp chia seeds
Optional stevia if you need the sweetness
Run everything through a high power blender, add water if needed and enjoy! There will be enough to share.
Bebr-i-buel made with sweet basil seeds is a popular drink in Kashmir primarily used during the month of Ramadan to break fast.
It can be used year round and has a cooling effect. Similar to Chia seeds, basil seeds have been used in food preparation for a long time in the Indian subcontinent. Basil as a herb is used in a variety of cuisines. The seeds form a gelatinous substance in the water that has a cooling effect and other medicinal properties.
Basil seeds are soaked in water for hours before they are mixed milk and sugar. Sometimes people also mix granules of gum arabic (kateer in local parlance) along with it to add cooling effect of the drink.
Apart from refreshing the body it acts as cardio tonic, helps in blood purification, proper functioning of kidney, and cleans urinary system.
Soak a couple of tablespoons of the seeds with a pinch of ground Katheer ( optional) for a couple of hours or overnight.
Once the seeds are puffed up they are ready to use
Add to chilled Regular or Almond Milk ( I used almond milk) with a tsp of palm sugar to taste.
This is my daily power green juice for the morning….variations are many but I will share the cleaning and reinforcing ingredients in this one. Make sure the ingredients are fresh and organic as it all gets quickly absorbed in your blood stream. I also added an Ayurvedic herb called Ashwagandha for its blood cleaning properties ( optional)
Bitter melon ( blood cleaning properties)
Run everything through a high power blender and enjoy