Tulsi or Holy Basil is known as the "Queen of Herbs" thanks to its many medicinal benefits. Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and expectorant compounds present in Tulsi are good for holistic health. Tulsi is extensively used in Ayurveda to improve immunity, purify the blood, lower blood sugar, and treat coughs and colds. To detoxify and promote your overall health, include Tulsi in your daily routine.
Let’s look at some easy Tulsi recipes that will let you enjoy the benefits of Tulsi without compromising on taste.
SuperHot Basil Tomato Soup
Tomato soup is one of my family favourites. As a kid, it is one of the first dishes I remember of trying something new especially during the winter months. My version of soup had deep-fried bread crumbs, which added a whole new texture to the preparation.
Tomato soup is an excellent source of vital nutrients antioxidants and vitamins C and E, among many others. Consuming antioxidants helps lower the risk of cancer and inflammation-related diseases, such as obesity and heart ailment.
Onions (cut in cubes) – 1 large
Tomatoes (cut in cubes) - 4 large
Garlic- 2-3 cloves (peeled)
Good Lyfe Project Tulsi SuperLeaf Powder– 1 tablespoon
Salt – to taste
Dash of black pepper
Oil – 1 tablespoon
Heat oil in a pan over medium-high flame.
Saute onions and garlic till they turn light brown or golden.
Add tomatoes and cook till they turn soft.
Turn off the heat and let the vegetables cool.
Transfer the mix to a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
Strain the paste to remove the skins.
Cook the paste on a medium-high flame in a pan.
Add salt and tulsi powder and allow the mix to come to a boil.
Switch off the flame.
Sprinkle black pepper and seasoning of your choice when serving.
Add a nice salad or a freshly baked bread to make it w holesome meal for the evening. These nutritious recipes will do magic for your overall health. Even one helping a day will make you feel and look better.