Ajwain Benefits ……Ajwain Tea
Ajwain for Spice
Due to its flavour and fragrance as well as medicinal properties, ajwain is used widely as spice. Ajwain is added at the last process of cooking. The pod of ajwain has dominating flavor, so even a small quantity of it is sufficient to give pungent smell to the recipes. This powerful fragrance comes to ajwain due to the presence of Thymol. It is good for digestion and often mixed with baby milk. Used as dishes Tadka due to its strong flavor. Due to its multiple benefits; it is the part and parcel of every Indian kitchen.
Ajwain tea is known for pungent smell. Ajwain Chai is beneficial for cold treatment. Ajwain is useful for all the seasons, however, it show good result during rainy and winter seasons. Ajwain seeds are rich in minerals both macro nutrients and micro nutrients. It is used in case of digestion problems, gaseous problems, antiseptic, antipyretic and expectorant. How to make Ajwain Chai is the important question? For this take One and half cup of water, mix a teaspoon of black or green tea. Boil it, add some ajwain. Elaichi/Ginger may also be added to enhance the taste. Milk may also be added along with honey or sugar. The addition of ginger or Elaichi increases its medicinal benefits.
Ajwain Nutritional Facts and Nutritional Value
Ajwain is the important ingredient in Indian kitchen. Ajwain or Carom seeds contain nutrients and minerals. It is having fat, protein, fibre, sugar, minerals, calories, etc. If one take 100 gram of Ajwain; the carom seeds contain following nutrients: Calories(305), fat(25gram), Saturated Fat (4 gram), Polyunsaturated Fat (15gram), Môn saturated Fat (5 gram), Sodium (10gram), Carbs (43gram), Fibre (39 gram), and Protein (16 gram). Due to its medicinal value, people like to eat after meal.
How to make Ajwain Paratha?
Ajwain Paratha is good for health if it is prepared from Ayurvedic and Unani point of view. Its taste and flavour further increases when it is taken along with pickles, chutney and curd.[smartads]
Take the wheat flour in a clean plate. Mix it with warm water and make it lumpy. Continuously mix it along with other ingredients so that it fully converted into dough and ready to prepare Paratha. Leave the dough for 15-20 minutes before making savoury and tasty bread. Now make small small dough and rolled into flat shape. Put it into the tava and cook both the side properly.
How to prepare Ajwain Paratha?
The following Ingredients are used in making of Ajwain Paratha.
- 3 cups of wholemeal flour
- 3 tsp of Ajwain crushed seeds
- 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp of chilli powder
- Warm water
- 4 tsp of vegetable oil
- Gram flour may also be used
- Yogurt 1/4 cup
- Small quantity of salt