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Here is how you can eat curry leaves for weight loss

Published on:30 August 2020, 17:30pm IST
Turns out eating kadi patta in an empty stomach can help you get rid of excess fat. Go on and use curry leaves for weight loss.
Shreya Gupta
Drink these curry leaf potions to lose weight. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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It’s an undeniable fact that most of us love that kadi patte ka tadka whether in sambhar, daal, curries, or poha. Curry leaves are an inseparable part of Indian cooking and a little dash of curry leaves can overturn the taste of any dish. While curry leaves give a nice flavour and aroma to the food it also has many health benefits.

The best part is that curry leaves are easily available across the country and starting the day with a shot of curry leaves drink can detox and shoot up your metabolism and helps kick-start the fat-burning process. This could also act as a sponge and flush out all toxins from your body. 

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However, if chewing on curry leaves first thing in the morning isn’t for you, then here are two different ways you can use curry leaves for weight loss: 

1. Curry leaves juice:

  • Take 20-30 curry leaves and a glass of water.
  • Put this on a blender and blend it for 30-40 seconds or till the leaves are properly chopped up and mixed.
  • Now strain this (if you want to) or have it as it is. You can also add mint leaves to give a refreshing flavour to it.

How it helps: Green juices are often preferred by health enthusiasts because they are loaded with antioxidants that boost immunity and aid in digestion thus speeding up metabolism. When you drink this right in the morning, your body gets chlorophyll which makes you feel active and energised. Consume this daily to see a difference in your belly fat.

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Trust curry leaves to lose weight. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

The weight loss, in this case, is sustainable so you’ll have to keep patience to see the results. You can even add spinach or celery along to make it even more healthy and filling.

Also, read: Move over celery! These 10 Indian foods for weight loss can get the job done

2. Curry-leaves infused water
The other way you can use curry leaves for weight loss is by consuming the water infused with it. It is very simple and quick to make and here’s how you can make it too:

  • Take 10 to 20 curry leaves and boil them in some water.
  • Strain the infused water to remove the leaves.
  • You can add lemon or honey for some taste if you want

And here your fat-burning curry leaves infused tea/water is ready. Make sure you drink this first thing in the morning on an empty stomach for better results.

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Shreya Gupta Shreya Gupta

Finding nirvana in good food, Shreya also loves reading books and is a die-hard Potterhead. Confident and motivated she's fun to be with. Plus food. Always.