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MINT - fresh 'n' green

  • Mint, one of the most used herbs in cooking is the easiest to grow. You don't require a garden for this. All you need is some fresh mint and a really large tray of good fine soil. 
  • Take some fresh young mint leaves with healthy roots .Trim  them into short sections and press them into the tray of moist soil.
  • Cover the cuttings with a layer of compost and they will soon start to grow.

Some mint tips : 

  • Add a few fresh mint leaves to pineapple  juice or lime juice.
  • To cure stomach aches, put dried mint leaves in boiling water and when it cools ,drink it .
  • Powdered mint leaves can be used to whiten teeth.
  • Mint tea is a strong diuretic. It also aids in digestion.
  • Mint chutney spread over bread along with butter makes a yummy sandwich
  • Mint Chutney :Mint leaves  -  2 cup, Coriander leaves -  1  1/2 cups, Green chilly -  1, Ginger,chopped-  1/2 tsp, Lime juice-  1/2  tsp, Salt                                                                  Put all the above ingredients in a blender ,to make it into a paste. Mint chutney is ready.  You can have it with dosa , idli, roti or with any snack.                     -  

1 comment:

The Guide said...

How come you never serve mint chutney when we come over?