Jeera Water also known as Cumin Water is a beverage made with a popular Indian spice called jeera or cumin seeds. It has a lot of health benefits as jeera is a healing spice and is very good for digestion. Learn how to make Jeera Water Recipe with step by step pictures and video.

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Jeera Water is one of the most common solution for indigestion. It has numerous health benefits which is good for your hair, skin etc. Its obvious that people in Kerala drink cumin water replacing normal water in their day to day life.

About Jeera Water

Jeera or cumin seeds as it also called is one of the seeds that has earthy flavours nad very good for digestive system. It is more flavorful when the seeds are crushed, roasted or cooked. Jeera is used in many dishes in everyday cooking while tempering or can be used as powdered too.

Just add jeera or cumin seeds to water and boil until water until it is reduced and the color of water changes. Healthy and healing cumin water is ready, you can drink it replacing water too. This is said to have a lot of health benefits and also helps in weight loss.

You can enjoy this warm or at room temperature. You can even add a little honey or lemon juice to enhance the taste. This is a popular home remedy for digestive issues and can be consumed after meals or in empty stomach. This water is very beneficial but individual responses can vary so always consult your doctor to have any diet changes.

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Jeera Water for weight loss

  • Soak a teaspoon of cumin in warm water overnight. Next day morning you can strain and drink the water
  • Boil 2 cups water add 1 teaspoon cumin to it , boil until it reduces. When its still warm add lemon juice and drink it.
  • You can drink cumin water in empty stomach for best results. If it is in between then you can have it at least 2 times a day.

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Jeera water recipe | Cumin seeds water for good digestion, weight loss

What is Jeera Water ?

Jeera water is nothing but water boiled along with jeera or cumin seeds until it is reduced. All the nutrients and flavors are infused in the water hence it is very good and boosts overall health. Cumin water is said to improve digestion and promote lactation during pregnancy. When it is had in empty stomach in the morning it helps in weight loss.

Apart from helping in digestion cumin water is said to have a lot of health benefits like improving immunity, helping in weight loss etc. More jeera or cumin seeds recipes include Jeera rice, Jeera powder etc.

Jeera / Cumin Seeds

Cumin seeds, also known as jeera is a popular spice used in various cuisines around the world. It is called Cumin seeds in english, Jeera in hindi and Jeeragam in tamil.

  • Flavor and Aroma – It has an unique flavor and aroma that it is used in most of the Indian tempering.
  • Health Benefits – Jeera or cumin seeds aid digestion, promotes weight loss, rich source of iron, reduce fat reduction etc.
  • Natural Remedy – Cumin seeds have been used to treat various ailments like digestive problems, acidity etc and it is a natural remedy.
  • Culinary Uses – Cumin seeds is a versatile spices used in various cuisines throughout the world. Used in a wide range of dishes including soups, stews, curries, rich dishes etc.
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How to make Jeera Water Step by Step

1.Take water in a sauce pan. Let it boil well.

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2.Add jeera to it. You can even crush jeera using a mortar pestle and add it to get more a strong flavor.

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3.Give a quick mix.

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4.Boil until it reduces to half.

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5.The color changes and also should be reduced to almost half.

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6.You can see the cumin seeds nicely release its flavor and color.

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7.Switch off at this stage.

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8.Set aside by keeping it covered for few mins.

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9.After few mins, open.

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10.Strain the seeds, discard it. Consume it hot or warm.

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11.Consume it hot or warm.

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Expert Tips

  • Let the water reduce well then keep it covered for a while for the flavors to get steeped in fully.
  • You can even add roasted jeera powder to hot water mix well, strain and drink. But fresh is always advisable and recommended.
  • You can even crush cumin seeds using a mortar and pestle then add it for more strong flavor.

FAQS

1.How do you make jeera water?

You can make it using 2 methods :

1.Simmering method : Boil water  crush cumin seeds add to boiling water. Simmer for few mins until it reduces to almost half. Close nand set aside. Then strain and cumin water is ready.

2.Soaking method: Soak cumin seeds in hot water overnight. Next day strain and drink the water alone.

2.When is the best time to drink cumin water?

Though we can have cumin water anytime of the day, its best to have it in the morning on an empty stomach especially if you are drinking jeera water for weight loss. Also it is best to have it hot or warm.

3.When should I drink jeera water for weight loss?

The best time to have jeera water if you are looking for weight loss it to have it in empty stomach one you wake up in the morning.

4.How many times to drink jeera water for weight loss?

You can drink 1 cup jeera water (250 ml)  2 times a day.

5.Can jeera water reduce belly fat?

Yes if had regularly along with good diet and exercise jeera water is said to help in burning belly fat and reducing weight.

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Jeera Water | Cumin Water

Jeera Water also known as Cumin Water is a beverage made with a popular Indian spice called jeera or cumin. It has a lot of health benefits as jeera is a healing spice and is very good for digestion. Learn how to make Jeera Water Recipe with step by step pictures and video.

Total Time10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 heaped teaspoon jeera / cumin seeds

Instructions

  • Take water in a sauce pan. Let it boil well.

  • Add jeera to it. You can even crush jeera using a mortar pestle and add it.

  • Give a quick mix.

  • Boil until it reduces to half.

  • The color changes and also should be reduced to almost half.

  • You can see the cumin seeds nicely release its flavor and color.

  • Switch off at this stage.

  • Set aside by keeping it covered for few mins.

  • After few mins, open.

  • Strain the seeds, discard it. Consume it hot or warm.

Video

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Notes

  • Let the water reduce well then keep it covered for a while for the flavours to get steeped in fully .
  • You can even add roasted jeera powder to hot water mix well, strain and drink. But fresh is always advisable and recommended.
  • You can even crush cumin seeds using a mortar and pestle then add it for more strong flavour.

Nutrition Facts

Jeera Water | Cumin Water

Amount Per Serving (200 ml)

Calories 3
Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Fat 0.1g0%

Saturated Fat 0.01g0%

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.02g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g

Sodium 9mg0%

Potassium 12mg0%

Carbohydrates 0.3g0%

Fiber 0.1g0%

Sugar 0.02g0%

Protein 0.1g0%

Vitamin A 8IU0%

Vitamin C 0.05mg0%

Calcium 11mg1%

Iron 0.4mg2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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