Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Healthy Mukhwas | Mouth Freshner

Sesame seeds - 1/2 cup,
Fennel seeds - 1/2 cup,
Split roasted coriander seeds (Dhana dal) - 1/2 cup,
Flax seeds(Alsi / Jawas) - 1/2 cup,
Lemon juice - 2 tbsp,
Black salt (Sanchal) - 1/2 tsp,
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp,
Salt - to taste,
Carom seeds(ajwain / ajma) - 2 tsp.

In a bowl, add lemon juice, turmeric powder, black salt and salt. Mix well till salt completely dissolves in lemon juice.

Take sesame seeds, fennel seeds, split roasted coriander seeds and flax seeds in individual plate. Divide prepared liquid in all the plates equally.

Mix well till each seed properly coat with prepared mixture.

Let them dry completely till no moisture remains, it will take 8-10 hours. Dry roast the seeds separately on low to medium flame with constant stirring, which helps to roast seeds evenly and prevent from burning. Roast seeds till it gets slightly change in color.

Roast carom seeds along with fennel seeds. Its not required to soak carom seeds in lemon and salt liquid.

Transfer all roasted seeds in a bowl. Mix well. Let it cool down completely.

Store in airtight container up to a month.

For good digestion and fresh breath, take a spoon mukhwas each day after meal.
Roast all seeds separately because each take different time to roast.
Lemon juice can be replaced by water.

Check out other varieties of mukhwas
Paan Mukhwas , 
Chocolate & Paan mukhwas,
Dates & Paan chocolate mukhwas.