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Flax

After recent studies, Flax seeds have gained the status of superfood. Flax seeds or linseeds are named as alsi in hindi. Linseed has been used for many centuries and is again gaining popularity due to numerous usages and health benefits. It is of two types – brown and golden. It should be used after roasting on slow flame (it pops during roast, do not roast further after popping) and then grinding. It can be simply taken with water or a dressing on salad or with yogurt or can be prepare as chutney. It can be added to our rotis, paranthas, puris, salad, etc. Raita is a dish where we can eat flax seeds for its explicit taste.
“It is best known for omega 3 fats, a rare component found in only few food items. Omega 3 is highly useful for human body as it provides nourishment to heart and blood vessels”. Alsi also contains vitamin B1, vitamin B6, phosphorous, iron, potassium, copper and zinc. Thus it serves multiple purposes – skin and hair nourishment, cholesterol balance, metabolism and blood pressure. Eating linseeds in moderate quantities is very good for health. It should not be taken in excess of 3-4 tablespoons.
Recipe – flaxseed chutney Ingredients
· 1⁄2 Lemon juice
· 2 tbsp roasted and coarsely ground flaxseeds
· Salt to taste
· 4 tbsp normal water
Method:
1. Combine all the ingredients, including lemon juice, flaxseed powder, salt and water together in the bowl and mix well.
2. Let it rest for 15 to 20 minutes and then give one mix.
3. Flaxseed chutney is ready to serve.

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