Introduction: Healing Tea

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Healing tea is made with ingredients that provide great boost to one's immunity. It is great for when you are suffering from cold, flu or mild fever.

Step 1: Gather You Ingredients

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  • 250 ml of water
  • 1-2 whole black pepper
  • 1 clove
  • 1 green cardamom
  • Half teaspoon fennel
  • Quarter teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • Half teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4-5 leaves of holy basil

Step 2: Dry Roast

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Heat a pan on high, once hot, tip in your spices (pepper, clove, cardamom, fennel and cinnamon). Dry roast until the fennel starts to crackle and your kitchen in filled with the lovely smell of spices.

Step 3: Brew the Mix

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In a pot add water and turmeric and bring it to boil. Once boiling, add in your roasted spices and let boil for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4: Simmer

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After boiling, turn down the heat. Add holy basil and let the mixture simmer for 6-7 minutes. It will reduce down considerably.

Step 5: Assemble and Serve

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In a cup add honey and strain in the made mix. Serve hot!

Comments

tangytinge (author)2016-07-09

Hi Teasenz, actually honey has many medicinal properties itself, hence it is strongly recommended only to use honey in the healing tea :)

Teasenz (author)2016-07-08

Yummy, are other sweeteners also suitable?

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