Oct 13, 2009

DHANIYALA KASHAYAM - CORIANDER TEA/COFFE

1.coriander seeds - dhaniyalu in telugu,coriander seeds are a spice which we use in our every day cooking is high in medicinal properties.coriander seeds get high ranking as a healing spice.recent studies shows that coriander seeds helps lower cholesterol, blood sugar. we use coriander seeds in Indian cooking as a spice powdered or corsely crushed. as per ayurveda it a cooling spice and contributes the sweet and astringent taste. In ayurveda it is commonly used for digestion, to improve the apetite and it purify the blood also.In Indian cooking we use coriander seed in many forms like as a powder for giving aroma in gravys, mixed with clove, cinamon and other spices to make Garam masala wich we use for kurmas and non-vegetarian gravy recipes,in some recipes we use this spice crushed also. mixing with cumin seeds and make a course powder which is well known as dhaniy - jeera powder will give some stir fry recipes a very good aroma.In South India we use this coriander seeds in making of Sambar powder and rasam powder, in sambar and rasam powder coriander seeds take a main role.
2.Coriander seeds helps to prevent digestive disorders such as indigestion, flatulence and gas.
3.Dhaniyala kashayam -Coriander seeds tea ia recommended for patients suffering from kidney problems and also helps to cure mouth ulcers and swellings. Regular in take of coriander tea also helps to lower blood cholesterol levels
4.soake coriander seeds in water for over night and mix this water with butter milk and drink this early in the morning will controles diarrhea.
5.when you mix coriander seeds with dry ginger and make a tea and drink warm that will helps relieve respiratory tract infections and cough.
6.According to ayurveda it is a cool spice, coriander seeds tea helps to reduce body heat
7.coriander seeds are boild with water and drunk warm as medicine for cold
8.coriander seeds also have importent vitamin s like B and C vitamin s, so regilar use of coriander helps to prevents many of the vitamin deficiency diseases.
9.coriander seeds are high in dietary fiber and a very good source of iron, megnesium and manganese.
10.Fresh coriander seeds should be in yellowish -brown in color, not in a dark brown color.2.Coriander seeds helps to prevent digestive disorders such as indigestion, flatulence and gas.
11.when ever possible buy whole coriander seeds, freshly ground coriander seeds will give a great aroma.Coriander seeds can be easily ground in a mortar and pestle or a coffee grinder.
12.coriander seeds will stay fresh for one year and ground coriander will stay for 5-6 months, store them in a tightly sealed glass container in a dark cool place.

And to day I am here with the recipe for coriander seeds tea/COFFE....

HOW TO MAKE CORIANDER TEA/ COFFE:--
1.Coriander seeds - 1 tea sp Dry roast till the seeds become warm make sure that they dont change the color or burnt just heat the seeds to crush them easyly. ceush coriander seeds coarsely
2.water - 1& 1/2 cup
3.rock sugar - 1 tea sp if require(patika bellam, kanda chekkera/kalkanda)
4.milk - 1tab sp if require
5.If you have a sivear cold then you can add a 1/2 inch piece of dry ginger( dry roast dry ginger also with coriander seeds and crush coarsely with coriander seeds and add to boiling water)
6.Heat the water in a pan and bring to a full boil then add 1 tea sp of crushed coriander seeds and boil for 5 min.
7.In the same time crush the rock sugar if using.
8.Heat the milk in a other pan and keep ready if using milk also
9.Now remove the boiling coriander seeds water from the heat and strain.
10.add rock sugar and milk mix well.
11.drink hot.
THIS IS MY ENTRY FOR THINK SPICE - THINK CORIANDER AT PRIYA S EASY N TASTY RECIPES.

23 comments:

Sailaja Damodaran said...

nice event recipe.....

Uma said...

mmm. a healthy way to drink coffee!! looks so tempting Rekha!!

Gita said...

This is very new for me Rekha...you have given some useful info here :)

Sanghi said...

Wow.. perfect entry for the event! thanks for sharing!

Nandini said...

I love both coriander and coffee! And they're fused together! I wonder how good it tastes! Drool!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

That is one interesting & healthy recipe.

Tina said...

Nice click and presentation. Healthy and easy recipe...

DEESHA said...

nice kashayam for cold ..

sowmya.s said...

sounds good..good for cold and throat problems..

Priya said...

Wow Rekha, needless to say how i would like have this coriander kashayam...thanks for sending to Think Spice..am very glad..

Prathibha said...

I want that now...:)

Curry Leaf said...

I have heard about it ,but recipe is new to me.Informative post.Love your cup as well.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Missing you badly dear....as u know iam bit afraid of the word kashayam....but the way u presented it...feel like having a cup right now....

Shri said...

Oh wow!Great twist on the tea!

Vrinda said...

Healthy flavorful tea..nice presentation..

Cynthia said...

Very interesting.

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice recipe..please do participate in my first cooked food event...check my blog for details

Cham said...

Thanks to share the kashayam would be very useful!

jeyashrisuresh said...

very new recipe to me. And thank u for the information about coriander seeds.

notyet100 said...

this is new for me,...:-)

Yasmeen said...

Never knew about this kind of tea...sounds very healing :D

my kitchen said...

Healthy one.

sangeeta said...

very nice blog and this post i liked very much...i have a blog on the ways ayurveda can help us...ayurveda on my plate...
thanks for dropping by