June 15, 2017

Homemade Dried Basil !!!


Try to make your own dried basil and enjoy its flavour !!

Ingredients :

  1. Fresh basil leaves 

Sun Dry method :

Wash the basil leaves and spread them in a kitchen towel.  Sun dry them till crispy (It takes 1- 2 days approx).  Crumble the dried basil leaves and store them in a air tight container.

Microwave method :

Wash the basil leaves and spread them in a microwave safe plate.  Microwave them over high for 30 mins on one side and turn the leaves and microwave for another 30 mins. If necessary, microwave for another 30 mins or until crispy.  Allow it to cool completely.  Crumble and store.


Refrigerator method :

Wash the basil leaves and wrap them inside the paper tissue.  Keep them inside the fridge for few days.  Remove them once it's dry and crispy.  Store it an air tight container.

Oven Method :

Wash the basil leaves and spread them in a parchment paper.  Keep the parchment paper in the baking tray and bake them in the lowest setting (150 C) for 40 mins.  Baking time always varies, so bake till crispy and dry.  Cool them completely and store.



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