Tulsi leaves mixed with jaggery and lemon makes a soothing and tasty drink widely known as Tulsi Sudha. This drink is not only tasty but has medicinal qualities as well. It cures cold, cough, headache, gastric and other acidity related problems. Tulsi Sudha is good for digestion and increases the body’s immunity level.
Ingredients required for Tulsi Sudha
Tulsi Leaves - ½ cup(100 leaves)
Gur(jaggery) - ¾ cup
Lemon - 5(medium sized)
Elaichi(cardamom) - 10
Water - 10 cups
How to make Tulsi Sudha at home
Squeeze juice from the lemons. Grind tulsi leaves and elaichi along with lemon juice to make a fine paste.
Boil water with jaggery in it. Once the water comes to boil and the jaggery starts to dissolve turn off the gas. When the water turns lukewarm, then add the paste to the jaggery dissolved water. Stir well so that the paste and water are inseparable then cover it and leave aside for 2 hours.
After proper cooling strain Tulsi Sudha. Tasty Tulsi Sudha is now ready. During summers drink Tulsi Sudha at a low or normal temperature and drink it as tea during winters. One can enjoy Tulsi Sudha drink upto 15 days if stored in the fridge.