Teas: Cardamon, Coriander and Fennel Herbal Tea

 

Try this tea, but not before bed. It is slightly diuretic and may disturb your sleep.

Feel free to browse other recipes from our Retro Recipes series which includes recipes from our first blog from 1995 – 2005. You might also like our Tea recipes here and here.

Cardamom and Coriander Tea

Cardamon, Coriander and Fennel Herbal Tea


Slightly Diuretic

The combination of spices is slightly diuretic, just for you Shane W. (An old Australian, cricketing joke. 🙂 )
ingredients
half a dozen cardamon pods, crushed
0.25 tspn coriander seeds
0.25 tspn fennel seeds
2- 4 cups boiling water
Optional: 1 tspn jaggery or other sweetness, up to 1 Tblspn
if you like things sweet

method
Combine all ingredients and allow to seep in boiling water for 8 minutes. Alternatively simmer on low heat for 8 minutes to extract maximum flavour.

Enjoy!

This is cross posted with our sister site, A (Life) Time of Cooking; it appears here as part of the Retro Recipes series which documents our vegetarian recipes from our first blog from 1995 – 2005.

from the Teas series

 

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