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Recipe of the Week - Basil Chutney
From a healthy gut to stronger immunity, the benefits of basil leaves are many. The volatile oils present in the herb has many medicinal properties. The best way to consume basil retaining its properties is by consuming it raw. The recipe below is basil chutney which not only preserves all the properties of basil but also enhances its effectiveness due to the presence of supporting ingredients.
· Fresh basil - 1 cup
· Chopped onion - half cup
· Green chilies - 2
· Coriander - one fourth cup
· Salt - 2 teaspoon
· Jaggery - 1 teaspoon
· Half lime juice
Put all the ingredients in a grinder and grind it coarsely. The chutney is ready within no time.
The chutney can be had with any meal of the day and even one teaspoon each day will give you the required immunity boost and a healthy gut.