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Go green with chai!

Green tea is said to be one of the healthiest beverage on this planet. People becoming more and more conscious about their health has contributed to the popularity of this tea everywhere around the world. Most people have started to skip their regular intake of caffeine and chai and moved over to green tea instead. But, do you know how exactly does this wonderful chai help your body? Here’s how:


Atherosclerosis – Clinical studies indicate that the antioxidant properties of green tea may help prevent atherosclerosis, particularly coronary artery disease.

High cholesterol – Research shows that green tea lowers total cholesterol and raises HDL (good cholesterol) in both human beings and animals.

Cancer – Research also shows that both green and black teas may help protect against cancer.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Green tea may help reduce inflammation associated with IBD.

Diabetes – Green tea has been used traditionally to control blood sugar levels.

Weight loss – Clinical studies have shown that green tea could boost metabolism and help burn fat.


And now, time for some unique recipes with green tea for the ambitious cook in you! Enjoy!


Matcha White Chocolate Latte

Matcha green tea is a powdered form of the actual green tea leaves, grown in Japan. You can delight your taste buds with this white chocolate flavoured rich and creamy latte. Such an easy and yummy way to include green tea in your diet! Plus it’s not even going to take a lot of your time in the kitchen.




Green Tea Vanilla Pannacotta

Can you even imagine a green tea flavoured pannacotta? Yes, this recipe is just unbelievable because this Italian dessert just got a great twist to it. This tried and tested recipe can outrank any of your favourite desserts within minutes.



Green Fruity Iced Tea

If you thought green tea tastes ‘not so great,’ this iced tea will make you think again. Loaded with fruits, no artificial sweeteners, this drink is the perfect example of why innovation is the next best thing. This fruity iced tea will also help you to keep a check on your calories as well as refresh you in a jiffy.



Green Tea and Yogurt Ice Cream

Ice cream and green tea together! You didn’t see this coming, did you? Green tea and hung yogurt mixed with vanilla ice cream – one scoop of this will just make your day better. And even your kids are going to enjoy it without throwing any tantrums.



Green Tea and Coconut Smoothie

This power-packed smoothie with the goodness of green tea and coconut is going to be the perfect start to your day. Have it for your breakfast and it will amp up your energy levels naturally and get rid of your mid-afternoon slumps!





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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.