Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To

Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To

This is another of staples in my kitchen. I have never bought ready-to-use dried mint leaves.

It is so easy to make that I would not like to buy it. Just like Roasted Cumin Seeds I keep this handy to add to buttermilkraita, etc.

Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To
Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To

Thoroughly wash & clean the mint leaves from the stem and spread them out on a baking sheet.

After 2-3 days of Sun, you have dried mint leaves ready! Easy Peasy!!

Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To
Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To

I also use dried mint leaves/ flakes sometimes in pizza too. I know I am crazy! ;)

How do you use dried mint leaves?

Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 24 hours

Total Time: 22 hours, 5 minutes

Yield: 1/4 Cup of dried mint leaves flakes

Sun-dried Mint Leaves | How To

Dried Mint leaves powder perks up yoghurts & dips very easily. It so easy to make that you would never buy it outside.

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch – Mint Leaves, fresh

Instructions

  1. Pluck the leaves only from the bunch, leaving behind the stem. Thoroughly rinse them.
  2. Now gently spread them on a baking sheet. Cover it with light weight cotton like muslin.
  3. Place it in hot sun for 2-3 days. The leaves will curl & darken.
  4. Now gently crush them into powder form using your hands. You can use them without crushing also.

Notes:

Keep the leaves inside during evenings and night to avoid moisture being absorbed from environment.

http://lemoninginger.com/2014/04/21/sun-dried-mint-leaves/

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