We all know that coffee offers a lot of health perks, provided that you consume it in moderation only in order to fend off the unfavorable effects of having too much caffeine in your system. And to boost the benefits provided by a cup of coffee, oftentimes certain herbs can be added to it.
Below you will find a simple recipe for whipping up a cup of herbal coffee that can help you feel energized, as well as a lot better if you are having a bout of headache, sinusitis, the common cold and others.
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If you have all sorts of herbs and spices in your kitchen because you are into cooking various types of dishes and also home remedies, then you can whip up a cup of herbal coffee at practically any given time.
By simply adding a bunch of herbs and spices to your favorite instant coffee, you can enjoy a beverage that’s not only healthy, but also so interesting to the senses — it’s nothing like coffee that you brew each and every time. Every cup of it that you make causes the room to smell awesome and your body to feel incredible.
Certainly, a cup of coffee is best enjoyed with someone else who is a certified coffee aficionado, and it doesn’t matter if the person is a family member, friend or your other half. And it’s exactly for this reason why the herbal coffee recipe below yields 2 cups — the two of you can enjoy coffee that tastes unique.
So without any more ado, here’s how to make a cup of herbal coffee:
2 teaspoons of instant coffee
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper (ground)
1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds (ground)
2 cups of water
2 small slices of palm sugar or jaggery
2 whole cloves
2 pieces of cardamom (smashed using the back of a spoon)
1 small piece of fresh ginger root
7 to 8 leaves of fresh basil leaves
-Reach for a small saucepan and place 2 cups of water in it.
-Add black pepper, cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom, fresh ginger root and basil leaves into it. Bring to a boil.
-Once already boiling, dissolve palm sugar or jaggery in it.
-Add instant coffee powder, too. Stir very well.
-Switch off the stove, cover the saucepan, and allow all of the ingredients to steep for about 5 minutes.
-Line a large funnel with coffee filter.
-Carefully divide the contents of the saucepan into 2 cups.
-Serve and enjoy.
The moment you take a sip of it, you will instantly know that it’s not your typical instant coffee! Come back to this page and share in the comments section below your experience with this herbal coffee.