Banarasi Paan


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This is a mouth fresher to remove the bad odour from the mouth and it all helps in digestion after heavy meals.

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Banarasi Paan recipe - How to make Banarasi Paan

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 paans


To Be Mixed Together:
4 tsp small fennel seeds (saunf)
2 tsp betel nut slivers
2 tsp coloured sugar coated
1/4 tsp cardamoms powder
1/4 tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
1/4 tsp cloves (laung / lavang) powder
1/4 tsp cinnamon (dalchini) powder
1 tsp grated dry coconut (kopra)
2 tsp tutti fruity
1/4 tsp menthol powder
1/4 tsp camphor powder
2 tsp gulkhand

Other Ingredients:
toothpicks as required
8 beetle leaves (paan)
1/2 tsp slaked lime
  1. Wash the betel leaves and wipe them
  2. Apply pinch of slaked lime on the wiped betel leaves and keep aside.
  3. Put 2 leaves one over the other and place 1 tsp of the prepared mixture.
  4. Fold to a triangle and seal with a toothpick and repeat for making 3 more paans ansd serve after a heavy meal.

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This recipe was contributed by Radha Hoizal on 12 May 2011
Me an avid vegetarian.Born in Gujarath(Ahmedabad)to an orthodox kannada brahmin couple.Now settled i...

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