I’m sure many of you are aware of the medicinal properties of basil leaves. But do you know the medicinal qualities of the basil seeds. Basil seeds are called as “Sabja Seeds” in Tamil and Hindi and is used in the making of a milk based drink called “Falooda” and other fruit juices as well. Today’s recipe is not even a full fledged recipe but it is to explain about the good qualities of the basil seeds and why it is good for you especially during summer when the sun is totally unforgiving.
Basil Seeds Lemonade
Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: Nil | Makes: 2 tall glasses
- Lemon – 1
- Cold Water – 2 cups
- Basil seeds (Sabja) – 1 tsp
- Honey – 5 tbsp
- Salt – 1 pinch
2. You can replace honey with sugar, artificial sweetener or jaggery and adjust according to your taste.