Sunday, April 22, 2012

Four spice tea recipe

This four spice tea is often made using dry ginger in place of fresh ginger in almost every south Indian household ,especially in flu or cold season .The Ayurvedic property of the spices added in this blend also make this tea excellent for health.

Makes 2 cups 
coriander seeds:1 tsp
whole pepper corn : 5 
ginger: 1 inch
green cardamom : 2

  • Begin by dry roasting the above spices other than ginger 
  •  meanwhile bring 2 cup of water to a boil in a saucepan 
  • let the spices cool down and grind to a coarse powder 
  • crush the ginger and add all the ingredients to the boiling water 
  • let this boil to a roll for 5 to 6 min
  • strain the tea and add honey or sweetener of your choice 
  • add milk if desired  
The coriander seeds have a cooling property in Ayurveda and when combined with ginger they are know to provide relief from cold and flu .This calming and soothing tea also is beneficial for the kidneys to function well .

Here is a quick video tutorial 

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