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Chai Seeds

Im a vegetarian and found a recipie using chai seeds so i bought some and am curious on what to do next. Does anyone out there use these and what is the trick? the recipie says to put 2tbsp in 1c water into the fridge overnight and that is it. the package says differntly. I would be using them in my smoothie in the morning. thanks

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Softwater

Asked by Softwater at 7:07 PM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • What does the package directions say?
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 7:09 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Wish I knew, I will be checking back because this one interests me!
    Noosa

    Answer by Noosa at 7:09 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • The package says to mix one scoop (15g) with 8oz. of water and stir briskly for about 1 minute.
    Softwater

    Comment by Softwater (original poster) at 7:12 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Do you mean chia seeds? Grind them and use as your would flax seeds
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:13 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Chai seeds?

    Never heard of those.. Chai is "tea" in Hindi.

    Do you mean Chia seeds? If so,you add them to foods like you would flax seed or hemp seeds (sprinkled in or on top.......or...ground up and added to whatever you are cooking/eating)
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 7:19 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I would go with the recipe directions since the seeds probably need to soak overnight.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 7:24 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • What is the purpose of the seeds? Good taste, texture or vitamins?

    sexyfancyface

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 7:25 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Yes Chia seeds...sorry. My daughter (15 months) was helping me:)
    They are a natural high-orac antioxidant, vegetarian sourced essential fatty acids and high in dietary fiber. A plant source of omega-3.
    Softwater

    Comment by Softwater (original poster) at 8:07 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • do you mean like the tea? I thought that was made of many different herbs like cardamom and cinnamon and pepper..
    MamaJasmine

    Answer by MamaJasmine at 9:27 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I would as the recipe says. I just start cooking raw food meals, and they call for a lot of soaking and then mixing in(like the smoothie) follow the recipe.

    good luck
    tntmom1027

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 9:30 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

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