Corn Silk Tea

Source : This Recipe Uses Corn Silk From 8 Cobs Of Young Corn Throw Out The Blackened Part And Use Only The Silky Part Place The Corn Silk In A Sieve And Leave ...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : October 20, 2022

Step:

  1. This recipe uses corn silk from 8 cobs of young corn. Throw out the blackened part and use only the silky part.

  2. Place the corn silk in a sieve and leave it for 2 to 3 days to dry. It's better to sun dry it, but it doesn't matter too much.

  3. Cut it into 3 cm lengths with a pair of scissors. Roast it slowly in a skillet over low heat. It may take a long time, but be patient!

    Corn Silk Tea recipe step 3 photo
  4. Once it resembles the color in the picture, and is dried out, it's ready! The earthy and sweet aroma fills the air.

    Corn Silk Tea recipe step 4 photo
  5. Put it in a plastic bag, rub and crush it by hand. It will look like this picture.

    Corn Silk Tea recipe step 5 photo
  6. Put it in a tea strainer and pour some hot water throug. It's just like making a cup of English tea. 2 teaspoons of the corn silk per coffee mug should be a good amount.

    Corn Silk Tea recipe step 6 photo
  7. The amount of the corn silk shown in the profile photo made 10 teaspoons, which makes about 5 coffee mugs of tea.

  8. I heard that the corn silk is a diuretic. So it helps if you get swelling in your feet.


Ingredients

  1. corn silk - as much as you like

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