Saffron | kesar steeped in milk and sweetened with sugar to create a delicious drink. The saffron milk is good for health and taste amazing too.
kesar steeped in milk and sweetened with sugar to create a delicious drink. The saffron milk is good for health and taste amazing too.
What is Saffron?
Saffron is one of the world's most valuable spices. The thread-like scarlet stigmas and the yellow tint they give are legends in and of themselves. Saffron is a delicate and fragrant spice. The somewhat sweet, rich flavour is completely mysterious.
Saffron is thought to have originated in Greece and was initially farmed there, but it is
now mostly grown in Iran, Greece, Morocco, and India. Pregnant women may benefit from ingesting 125 mg of saffron twice daily, according to Ayurveda and ancient wisdom.
About Saffron Milk
Making saffron milk is the greatest way to ingest saffron. Saffron at big doses (more than 0.5 g to 1 g per day) might be harmful to one's health, especially during pregnancy. Saffron is a stimulant that stimulates uterine contractions, which can lead to the commencement of labour discomfort before the whole length of the pregnancy is completed.
Ingredients for Kesar milk
Use regular milk for this drink. Use soy or almond milk as well. Milk is a good source of calcium and protein for pregnant women and should be included in their diet. Calcium is especially important during pregnancy because it aids in the development of strong bones in the developing infant.
Saffron has a sweet, floral taste to it. Kesar, like the hormone oxytocin, has a muscular relaxant effect in the ninth month of pregnancy, which prepares the mother's body for delivery and makes labour easier. It aids in the treatment of colds and coughs. It aids in the relief of a stuffy nose, which is prevalent among pregnant women. Adding a touch of kesar or saffron to milk which creates a mild kesar drink.
Saffron Milk Benefits
3)Reduces Blood Pressure
Talking about its health benefits, i should also discuss about its side effects.Don't over consume saffron, just a few thread is enough. Over 10 grams of saffron per day increases body heat and may cause miscarriage in early pregnancy. So just add a pinch of saffron in milk.
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Saffron Milk | Kesar Milk Recipe
- 1 cup Milk
- ¼ tsp Saffron | Kesar
- 1 tsp Sugar
- Heat milk in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.
- Add in sugar and saffron and simmer for 5 mins.
Saffron Milk with Step by Step Pictures