Most of last week was spent on making different types of Popsicle recipes. The kids wanted or rather preferred the home made pops instead of the store bought ones. The idea came from this recipe that Sharmi had posted a while back.The recipe is pretty simple but the result is so good!
Basil seeds are also called Subja seeds, sabja seeds, Takmaria seeds,thukamaria seeds etc and is one of the important ingredient of the famous Falooda.
Basil seeds are black in color, resembling black sesame seeds, only a little smaller.When soaked in water they ‘bloom’ and attain a jelly like structure and has a light crunch to it.They have no flavor of their own.
These seeds are said to aid weight loss, overcome skin infections and relieve stress. It is also a body coolant and hence added to a variety of beverages and consumed in summer.
Click the link to check out some easy Recipes with Basil seeds.
This Popsicle is for Blogging Marathon #76, Week 4, Day 1, with the theme – Bookmarked Recipes
How to make Sabja [Basil Seed] Rosemilk Popsicle
Basil Seeds- 1 tablespoon
Rose milk essence – as needed
Sugar- to taste
Soak the basil seeds in half cup of water and set aside. After a few minutes, the seeds will start to ‘bloom’ and will have a fuzzy layer around the seed. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Strain and keep aside.
Take the milk in a bowl and add sugar. Stir to dissolve. Add the rose milk essence and mix well.
Fill the popsicle mould up to its 3/4 level with the rose milk. Spoon in a little of the basil seeds.Cover and freeze till set. Show the moulds under running water to demould and serve.
Enjoy these tasty and cooling Popsicle…
A rose flavored Popsicle with the goodness of basil seeds.
- 1 tablespoon Basil Seeds
- 300 ml Chilled Milk
- To taste Sugar
- As needed Rose Milk essence
Soak the basil seeds in half cup of water and set aside. After a few minutes, the seeds will start to 'bloom' and will have a fuzzy layer around the seed. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Strain and keep aside.
Fill the popsicle mould up to its 3/4 level with the rose milk.
Spoon in a little of the basil seeds.
Cover and freeze till set.
Show the moulds under running water to demould and serve.
I will be back tomorrow with yet another bookmarked recipe..