Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Chia Seed Lemon Drink | Chia Seed Detox Water | Detox Water

Chia Seed Lemon Drink, a simple to make detox water at home with easily available ingredients from your pantry. When i saw the word "Detox water" for the first time, i wondered what is it ? Actually it's a infused water with fruits/vegetables and if you have it on empty stomach in the morning, it's said to help remove the toxins from the body and keep you energetic throughout the day. I'm not sure about all that claims about the detox water, but i wanna change my morning coffee routine to some what healthy drinks.So for the past couple of months, i have been drinking this lemon water with chia seed for twice or thrice in a week instead of my morning morning coffee and really like it, that means it deserves a post here. 

Chia Seed Lemon Drink | Chia Seed Detox Water

Preparation Time : 1 hr | Cooking Time : 0 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Drinks | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
Chia Seed - 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
Honey - 1 tsp
Water - 1 cup

Procedure
Take the chia seed in a bowl, add the water and set it aside for minimum 1 hr to bloom or until it becomes all gel like consistency.Pour the chia gel in a serving bowl, squeeze the lemon juice and add the honey.Mix it all well together and then add the water. Again mix it well and serve it with lemon wedges.Tada, Simple Chia seed Lemon Drink is ready to serve.
Notes:
  • The given quantity of the ingredients are based on my liking, you can add more or less of any ingredients as per your liking.
  • You can soak the chia overnight in the refrigerator.  

12 comments:

  1. Should the water be warm or room temperature? also is it compulsary to soak the chia seeds in the fridge or can it be soaked otherwise as well?

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  2. I have used room temperature water here.Soak until it becomes gel like consistency is enoigh

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  3. Am confuse so u di drink the seeds? And u put water twice?

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    1. Yes, the seeds are edible, you can drink it along with the water. First time, add water to the seeds to bloom, once it's bloomed/doubled, add into the drinking water as needed and have it.

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  4. Does this need to be made daily or can i make a batch to last a few days?

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    1. You can soak the seeds in batches and refrigerate. It can stay well for up to 5days

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  5. We have to use the water throwing the seeds or we would use the seeds turned into gel and throw the water

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  6. I made a pitcher of lemon and chis seeds i bern drinking on it i make once a week i guess it ok i haven't felt any different

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    1. Thanks for trying. Yes, you can make them in large quantity and use it whenever needed.

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  7. Do you have to use fresh lemons or can you use bottled lemon juice?

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    1. Fresh lemon works better, but you can use bottled juice too

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