Monday, November 09, 2015

Paan -- An Introduction

Paan -- An Introduction

Paan is an Indian mouth freshner, deal sealer, and chew.
Some of the ingredient have some stimulant properties (bolded)

1 White Poppy Seeds
2 Mint
3 Rose Petal Jam (Gulkand)
4 Candied Fennel Seeds
5 Coriander Seeds 
6 Cardamom Powder
 7 Fennel Seeds
 8 Date Paste or Slices
 9 Sesame Seeds
 10 Edible Lime Powder
11 Areca Nut/Betel Nut
12s Tri Color Coconut
13 Betel Leaves

Lets make a Paan bundle

On a washed Betel Leaf place:

Cardamom Powder
Fennel Seeds
A Slice of Date
Rose Petal Jam
A few shavings of a Betel Nut
Small sprinkle of Edible Lime

Fold it all up and pop the entire thing in your mouth and chew chew chew.
It will give you a buzz