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Halim drink recipe is an easy and tasty way to top-up your iron reserves using garden cress seeds. Iron rich garden cress seed is usually combined with lemon juice and water and served. Learn how to make halim drink recipe at home.
Garden cress seeds or halim is a tiny treasure trove of nutrients. This garden cress seed with lemon juice recipe is loaded with iron, and is also an excellent source of folic acid, vitamins C , A and vitamin E, dietary fibre, calcium and protein.
We have made a tasty halim drink recipe by soaking garden cress seeds in water. Further lemon juice has been added to increase its vitamin C content. The lemon juice not only makes the drink tasty but also gives a good amount of vitamin C, which improves the absorption of iron from this garden cress drink recipe.
You can also try other tasty recipes with garden cress seeds like the Halim Ladoo and Aliv Nutri Paratha.
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- To make halim drink, combine the garden cress, lemon juice and ½ cup of water in a deep glass bowl.
- Mix well.
- Cover the halim drink with a lid and keep aside for 2 hours.
Halim Drink Recipe, Best Source Of Iron recipe with step by step photos
Place the halim or haleem (garden cress seeds) in a glass or a deep bowl. Garden cress seeds are an excellent source of iron. Not only that, they are also rich in folic acid and many other vitamins.
Now add ½ cup of water to this.
Cover it with a lid and keep the Garden Cress mixture aside for 2 hours.
To this, add the lemon juice. Of course halim has a lot of iron, but adding lemon juice will top it up with Vitamin C, which is required for its better absorption by the body. So, never skip adding lemon juice to halim.
Drink one glass of halim drink | garden cress seed with lemon juice | iron rich garden cress seed | every alternate day to increase your iron intake. If you want more sources of iron, try our collection of iron rich recipes. Haleem is the highest source of iron rich foods in India. See detailed benefits of garden cress seeds.
Q. When is the best time to have halim drink ?
A. Best to have it on an empty stomach first thing in the morning.
Q. Can i have halim drink in between meals?
A. Yes you can if the morning does not work for you. At office, i have it in the afternoon.
Q. Can i have the halim drink daily ?
A. No, it's best to have it on alternate days. However if you have anaemia and very low haemoglobin levels, you can consume it daily for about a month till you achieve normal haemoglobin levels.
Q. Any side effects of having halim seeds ?
A. You should not have problems. In case you have a stomach irritation, then discontinue the drink. Our Tarla Dalal team member takes this halim drink on alternate days to increase iron for several years.
Q. Where can i buy garden cress seeds or halim ?
A. In India, you can ask your local kirana store for halim and they should have it. Ask for halim and not garden cress. The hindi name is known.
Q. Can i take halim seeds with milk for hair growth?
A. We would not recommend having halim seeds with milk. Halim seeds are a good source of iron which can help in proper supply of oxygen to all cells of the body including hair. We have used lemon juice with it, as it is a good source of vitamin C which helps in iron absorption.
Q. Can i take halim seeds with apple cider Vinegar and honey?
A. Halim seeds are a good source of iron and lemon juice is a good source of vitamin C which helps in iron absorption. Hence this combination has been used in the recipe. We would not recommend using apple cider vinegar.
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