Dried Basil Leaves or Sookhi Tulsi - How to Dry Basil Leaves in a Microwave | Microwave Dried Basil Leaves
Dried Basil Leaves or Sookhi Tulsi - How to Dry Basil Leaves in a Microwave | Microwave Dried Basil Leaves - A really simple process to make dried basil leaves in your microwave. Make your own 100% fresh, pure dried basil leaves or tulsi. Since dried basil leaves lose their potency in about 6 months, it is better to dry your own in small batches.
- 1 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves
- 2 Minutes Microwave Heat
Wash basil leaves or tulsi.
Make sure your basil or tulsi leaves are clean and completely dry.
Remove the leaves from the stems.
Lay the leaves out in a single layer on a kitchen towel that fits in your microwave.
Microwave on full power for anywhere from 60 seconds.
If the basil leaves feel crispy, they are done
If now, repeat the process with 15 seconds intervals till they turn crisp.
Let the dried basil or tulsi cool down and then crush them with clean hands.
Store them in small jars or plastic bags in a cool dark place and use within 6 months.
- Ensure fresh leaves are cleaned and dry.
- Remove the stems from the fresh leaves. But don’t worry about getting bits of stem in the mix.
- If they don’t crumble easily then you haven’t haven’t dried them long enough.