Tulsi Tea

Tulsi Tea

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Comforting and refreshing at the same time, this Tulsi Tea, with its unmistakable herbal accents is a wonderful cure for sore throat.

While the anti-viral and soothing properties of tulsi are well-known, what makes this remedy all the more effective is the addition of lemon juice to Tulsi Tea.

All together it helps to expel the mucus, soothe the throat and improve your immunity with its anti-oxidant powers.

Of course, the blend of herbal and lemony flavours in Tulsi Tea is a hit with the palate!

You can also try other recipes with tulsi leaves like Organic Pineapple Tulsi Drink and Fresh Herbal Tea.

Enjoy how to make Tulsi Tea recipe with detailed step by step photos below.

Tulsi Tea recipe - How to make Tulsi Tea

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1.25 cups
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For Tulsi Tea
1/4 cup tulsi leaves (indian basil)
2 tsp lemon juice

For tulsi tea

    For tulsi tea
  1. To make tulsi tea, combine the tulsi and 1½ cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Strain the water using a strainer in a deep bowl.
  3. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Serve the tulsi tea warm.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy9 cal
Protein0.2 g
Carbohydrates1.8 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.3 mg
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Tulsi Tea recipe with step by step photos

Method To Make Tulsi Tea

  1. To make the Tulsi Tea, first the most important ingredient is Tulsi, Considered a holy herb, it is grown in almost every Hindu household. Apart from being considered holy, tulsi is also revered as a great healer.
  2. This is how the tulsi looks.  
  3. Remove the leaves from the stems.  
  4. Place them in water for atleast 2 minutes to remove excess mud or dust.  
  5. Strain it using a strainer.  
  6. To make Tulsi Tea, Heat water in a non-stick pan. 
  7. Add tulsi leaves.
  8. Mix well and cook on medium flame for 10 minutes.
  9. Once boiled, strain the water using a strainer in a deep bowl. 
  10. Add lemon juice and mix Tulsi Tea well.
  11. Serve Tulsi Tea warm.

Tulsi Tea for weight loss

  1. Tulsi Tea for weight loss. Tulsi leaves is a very refreshing herb. While Tulsi Water helps to reap all the benefits of this herb, Tulsi Tea is equally helpful. A warm cup of Tulsi Tea is one of the best herbal cuppa for a healthy YOU. The warm water in the tea helps to soothes the digestive system and boosts metabolism which aids in weight loss. On the other hand, the addition of lemon juice adds a dose of antioxidants which helps to reduce the body inflammation. This tea is possess anti-bacterial properties and acts as a detoxifying agent too. Try and avoid eating for half an hour after consuming this tea.


Tulsi Tea
 on 06 Feb 15 02:11 PM

A really quick and best thing for throat pain and cough. If you like tulsi, you can also avoid adding the lemon juice and just have the tulsi tea.
Tulsi Tea
 on 19 Apr 13 09:58 AM

I have this lovely tea drink often at night before sleeping as it soothes my throat. The lime and tulsi do the magic.
Tarla Dalal
18 Jul 19 02:18 PM
   Thanks for the feedback.