Brand: Esha Botanical Garden
Product Code: 185688061
Availability: In Stock
PKR 400

  • Chia Seeds (تخم دودھی)

    Superfood enriched with many nutrients like calcium, iron, omega 3 fatty acids, and antioxidants

     

     


    Chia seeds are small with grey and white spots on them and taste nuttier and crunchy. Chia seeds is an ancient superfood that has been eaten by warriors for energy and stamina. Chia is a word from the Aztecan language which means strength and powder. Its Urdu name is دودھی تخم.

     

    How to use?

    Most people use chia seeds after soaking but it can also be used in raw form. You can sprinkle chia seeds onto your oatmeal or grind them in your smoothie.

    Simply sprinkle over your salad, yogurt, curry, bread, juice, porridge, smoothie, pudding, etc., and enjoy fiber-enriched food. It's the best alternative to eggs.  

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  • Nutritional Value

    Chia seeds contain vital nutrients like protein, fiber, carbohydrates, omega 3 fatty acids, and antioxidants. Two tablespoons of chia seeds contain 64% more potassium than a banana, 2 times the antioxidants of blueberries, 41% of daily fiber intake, 5 times more calcium than milk, 100% more Omega-3 than salmon, 3 times more iron than spinach, 20% more protein and 32% of our daily magnesium requirement.


     

    Health Benefits

    Chia seeds are naturally gluten-free and sugar-free. Chia seeds is an anti-aging superfood. It helps to lose weight, build strong muscles, improve dental health, increase brain power, boost energy, and prevent type 2 diabetes.

     

    Chia & Basil Difference

     Sometimes it has been misunderstood as Basil seeds (تخ ملنگا) which is also an edible seed used for many purposes and eaten after soaking in water. Chia seed can also be eaten both ways, raw or soaked.



    Let me tell you the difference between Chia and Basil seeds:

    Both are used after soaking and form a gel but chia seeds can also be consumed raw. Chia seeds can be used in more recipes than basil.

    Both have almost the same amount of calories but Chia seeds have more nutritional value because of their high content of Omega-3 fatty acids almost double that of basil seeds. Omega-3 fatty acids help to build and maintain a healthy body.


    Chia Seed Pudding

    Ingredients: 

    One cup of frozen strawberries

    2-3 tablespoons of chia seeds 

    1 tablespoon honey

    One tablespoon of lemon juice

    1 glass of milk 

    Directions: 

    Grind all the things and chill the mixture before eating. 


    Shelf Life:

    Chia seeds' shelf life is three years as raw and 5-7 days in the fridge for soaked gel.

     

     

     

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