Do you know lemon peel can cure several conditions?! Including lemon peel in diet has several advantages for health.
- Eliminates toxins – just like drinking lemon juice can eliminate toxins, the peel helps too.
- Reduces cholesterol – polyphenol flavonoids in lemon peels allow it to promote good cholesterol.
- Heart health – vitamins and minerals found in lemon peels work to support a healthy heart.
Lemon peel is a good home remedy for stomach problems like nausea, to bring back appetite, to get back taste and it also is a good remedy when we feel heaviness in system after heavy meal and bloating. Lemon peel is a good remedy for gum and teeth problem.
How to prepare lemon peel chutney?
After squeezing lemon, do not throw lemon peel. Cut into small pieces and transfer lemon peel to a clean bottle. Add salt, shake and keep it under sun light. For 2 cups of lemon peel add ½ cup salt. Daily using clean, dry spoon mix the content. After a week prepare salt water (1/4 cup salt for 1 cup water) and add it to the bottle and store it.
When you have stomach problem,
- From the stored lemon peel salt mix take 4-5 spoons salted lemon peel
- Red chili – 4-5
- Jaggery – 2 tsp
- Fenugreek seeds -1/2 tsp
- Asafetida – pinch
- Mustard – 1 tsp
- Curry leaves – 10 ( or 1 string)
- Oil – 2 tsp
Place a frying pan on medium heat and add oil. Add red chili and fry. Remove red chili. Now to same frying pan add fenugreek seeds and fry. Wash lemon peel to remove excess salt and transfer to a grinder. Add red chili, fenugreek, and grind it to a paste. Transfer lemon chili paste to a vessel and add powdered jaggery and boil for few minutes . Prepare seasoning by heating oil – add mustard, curry leaves, asafetida and transfer it to lemon chutney. Transfer cooled lemon chutney to a air tight bottle/container.
When in need, you can use lemon peel chutney by mixing with rice or as a side dish (like pickle) with curd rice, chapatti or bread.
For more on lemon peel visit: https://healthylife.werindia.com/your-road-to-healthy-life/will-not-throw-lemon-peel-anymore
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: July 3, 2019