Tulasyadi Phanta | Herbal Drink of Tulsi and Spices

Tulsi Tea | Tulasyadi Phanta

There are several recipes for Tulasyadi Phanta. This is one that is not so common – perhaps more recent as it includes lemongrass. It is a infusion that is good for colds and fevers, and also if you are exhausted from work or illness, and need to feel comforted and rested.

The infusion is made with Tulsi, the Indian holy basil, seeped with lemongrass, cloves and cinnamon.  It really is relaxing – as you sip it in the afternoon you feel your body beginning to relax and your breath deepen. It is a gorgeous way to wind down.

Similar recipes include the Ginger Tulasyadi Phanta, Teas for Good Health, and Unusual Teas, Coffees and Infusions.

Browse all of our Infusions and all of our Teas. All of our Indian recipes are here, and our Indian Essentials are here. Or explore our Mid Autumn recipes.

Tulsi Tea | Tulasyadi Phanta

Tulasyadi Phanta | Herbal Drink of Tulsi and Spices

fresh leaves of holy basil
jaggery (optional)

Coarsely crush the ingredients.

Simmer for 5 mins in water. Alternatively, place the ingredients in a teapot and infuse for 5 – 10 mins.

Strain and serve. Drink morning and night.

Try to avoid cold exposure for 1- 2 hour after drinking this tea. Relax and rest if you can.

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