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Clove And Cardamom Tea With Holy Basil

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A flavorful and healthy tea prepared with cloves and cardamom along with leaves of holy basil. it is both refreshing and can relieve sore throats and headaches.
  Cloves 2
  Cardamoms 2 (6 Cardamom Seeds)
  Basil leaves 3 Medium (Holy, Medium Size And Tender)
  Tea leaves 1 Teaspoon (Dried, Preferably Darjeeling Tea)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Take the water in a pot or kettle.
Press the clove buds and cardamom seeds and crush them.
Add them to the water.
Cover and bring to a boil.
Add the holy basil leaves and immediately turn heat off.
Add tea leaves and cover the pot or kettle.
Let it sit for 5 minutes.
Strain and serve in a cup with snacks or biscuits.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
An age old recipe :)

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.09 g0.14%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.04%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4.1 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 0.33 g0.67%

Vitamin A 3.2% Vitamin C 2%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 1.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Clove And Cardamom Tea With Holy Basil Recipe