Monday, February 13, 2017

Holy Basil

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Other Name :
Thulasi, Tulsi, Ocimum Sanctum, Ruku-Ruku.

Binomial Name:
Ocimum tenuiflorum.

Form :
Leaves and seeds of the Holy Basil plants.

Storage :
Place in an air tight container, and keep it in a cool dry place.

How to Use :
- 1 Tablespoon of fresh basil leaves = 1 teaspoon of dried basil leaves.
- Simply added the leaves at the last moment of cooking to get the best flavor.
- Soaked the basil seeds in water before serve in beverages or desserts.
- Grind the basil seeds before mix into a food mixture.

Substitute :
- Fresh Tarragon

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