This past week, my feet and ankles started swelling because of water retention and so I fell back on this tried-and-tested home remedy of Coriander Seeds Water (Coriander Seed Tea) that helps in reducing body heat and water retention.

Coriander Seeds Water | Dhania Pani
Coriander Seeds Water | Dhania Pani

As with many Indian homes, traditional home remedies is what I first use as a remedy to minor ailments or discomforts. I also try to make these a part of my routine so as to keep healthy. This Coriander Seeds Water is one such remedy that is a part of my everyday life.

Coriander Seeds or Sabut Dhania are nutrient-rich and help in:

  • aiding digestion and combating stomach ailments
  • regulating blood sugar and cholestrol
  • improving skin and hair
  • improving kidney function
  • reducing body heat
  • reducing water retention
  • aiding weight-loss

All you need to make this Coriander Seed Tea is to steep some coriander seeds (sabut dhania) in warm water for a couple of hours (or overnight) and then drink it in small batches over the next 2 hours. So what I do is add 2 tbsp of the seeds in 1 litre of lukewarm water.

Alternatively, you can also steeps the seeds in boiling water for 15 to 30 minutes and then drink the water.

On days that are very hot, I may make two batches of this water. When I am at work, I use a green tea steeper to make this water.

In hot weather, do not keep the seeds soaked in water for very long (more than 4 hours) because the water turns sour or even rancid. What I do is soak the seeds in water as soon as I get up and then use it after 2 to 3 hours.

Do also try my recipes for Ragi Ambli | Ambali and Chaddannam.

Coriander Tea
Coriander Tea

Recipe for Coriander Seeds Water

Coriander Water | Coriander Seeds Tea | Sabut Dhania Pani

Coriander Seeds Water | Coriander Seed Tea

Coriander Seeds Water or Tea is a home remedy that helps in digestion, reducing body heat, reducing water retention, regulating blood sugar and more. Do make it a part of your routine.
Prep Time 5 mins
Steeping Time 4 hrs
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Ayurveda, Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp Coriander Seeds, Sabut Dhania
  • 1 Litre Water

Instructions
 

Method 1

  • Heat the water till it is just lukewarm and take off the heat.
  • Add the coriander seeds to the water and let them steep for at least 4 hours.
  • After 4 hours, use clean hands to crush the seeds a bit and let the crushed seeds sit in the water for 10 minutes.
  • Use a tea strainer to strain the seeds from the water.
  • Drink the water over 2 hours.

Method 2

  • Bring the water to a boil and turn off the heat.
  • Immediately add the coriander seeds to the hot water and let them steep for 15 minutes.
  • Strain the water and discard the seeds.
  • Drink the water over the next 2 hours.

Notes

In hot weather, the water may become rancid quickly so do not store for very long or do not soak the seeds in water for over 3 to 4 hours.
Keyword Coriander Seeds Tea, Coriander Seeds Water, Coriander Water, Dhania Pani

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