Indian herbs are of a kind that adds not just flavor to food but also makes it tastier and healthy. One of the many knocks you hear about “eating clean” is that it’s boring or just flat when there is no spice or herb added to it.
Most of us know adding salt or exotic herbs to our food isn’t the healthiest habit, but let’s get real – it sure does make it taste better. Fortunately, there are tons of other nutritious choices to make meat, veggies, or whatever is on tonight’s menu taste just as delicious. Herbs are jam-packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and of course, they’re sodium-free so they’re better for your heart and blood pressure than that nasty salt shaker.
Here below we have 4 herbs that can make your food favorable and tastier:
>Basil: Nothing will taste more delicious when Basil is added to your normal food meal. Nothing is like a fresh basil pesto, and with this recipe, even vegans can get in on the seasonal sauce. With cashews, butter beans, and nutritional yeast instead of olive oil and cheese, it’s just as rich and nutty as the original.
>Mint: Mint isn't just a little spring that garnishes your dessert plate. It is extremely versatile and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. Mint added to some of your food items can certainly give it a new cool flavor that is delicious to engulf. Using mint is a classic combination of taste and nutrition, so there’s no doubt that eating it is only going to do well.
>Rosemary: Rosemary is one of the most fragrant and powerful of all the herbs. Its needle-like leaves have pronounced lemon-pine flavor that pairs well with roasted lamb, garlic, and olive oil. Rosemary is also a nice addition to focaccia, tomato sauce, pizza, and pork, but because its flavor is strong, use a light hand.
>Cilantro: Some call it cilantro; others call it coriander. Whatever you call it, chances are you either love it or hate it. The coriander leaves are often mistaken for flat-leaf parsley, so read the tag. One of the most versatile herbs, cilantro adds a distinctive flavor to salsas, soups, stews, curries, salads, vegetables, fish, and chicken dishes.
So, now you can add the above herbs in your dishes to make them taste like nothing before.