(DIY#7)自制“排毒保健美容 ”酵素 Homemade Detox Enzyme

上星期,很感谢 XE 买光了我大半的酵素,现在库存的酵素所剩无几,所以又是重新补仓的时候了。

以往都是做单纯的黄梨、木瓜、柠檬酵素, 但买的人可能觉得单调,所以决定把制作的材料丰富化,做一种适合年轻男女,具有排毒清肠、养颜塑身的酵素。

材料:(适合大 HORLICK 瓶) 继续阅读

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(DIY#6)自制酵素饭 D.I.Y Enzyme Rice

这酵素饭其实是吉兰丹和泰南驰名的青叶饭,阿贤的节目也曾经介绍过,这种饭当地人叫 Khao Jam;Khao是饭的意思,Jam 则是掺杂的意思。也有人叫它作Nasi Kerabu, 其实是不同的东西。

这青叶饭做法很简单,先到马来人营业的Pasar Tani/Pasar Malam 跑一次,应该能买到大多数的材料,

因为切配料功夫很多,所以要记得先煮饭, 后准备配料,不然等你切好配料才煮饭已太迟了。

煮饭:

把以下各种材料切好用果汁机打烂-加水-搾汁-过滤。榨取新鲜草叶汁,倒入饭锅内连同泰国香米一起烹煮,草叶汁量跟一般煮饭相同。

香茅*、班兰叶*、麻风柑叶*、叻沙叶*(Daun Kesom)、少许糖*、崩大碗、吉仔叶、鸡粪藤、姥叶(Daun Sirih)、 蓝姜叶、九层塔、黄姜叶和其他姜类或你能找到的有香味可食用的叶子都可用,种类越多,煮的饭越香。

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More on Jaggery

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Jaggery or “Gur” or whole sugar is a pure, wholesome, traditional, unrefined, whole sugar. It contains the natural goodness of minerals and vitamins inherently present in sugarcane juice & this crowns it as one of the most wholesome and healthy sugars in the world. It Mexico & South America, it is also known as panela.

Why is it healthy?


Jaggery, being a wholesome sugar, without doubt is rich in the vitally important mineral salts: 2.8 grams per 100 grams, that is to say 28 grams per kilogram, while only 300 milligrams per kilogram is found in refined sugar.
Magnesium strengthens the nervous system & potassium is vital to conserve the acid balance in the cells and combats acids and acetone. Jaggery is very rich in iron, which, a composite of hemoglobin prevents anemia.

Manufacture of sugar from cane juice employs a potpourri of chemicals as sulphur dioxide, lime, phosphoric acid, bleaching agents & viscosity reducers. Jaggery is processed the natural way & no chemicals are added at any stage of its processing.

Jaggery is often called the ‘medicinal sugar. So much so, you can become an emergency doctor with Jaggery. It is also very useful in health problems like —
Dry Cough, Cough with Sputum , Indigestion, Constipation

Ancient medical scriptures dating back to 2500 years state how it purifies the blood, prevents rheumatic afflictions and disorders of bile and possesses nutritive properties of high order.

(Sushruta Samhita, Chapter 45, sloka 146)

The preventive action of jaggery on smoke-induced lung lesions suggest the potential of jaggery as protective agent for workers in dusty and smoky environments- paper presented by scientists of Industrial Toxicology Research Centre at a Workshop held in Lyon, France.

[Environ Health Perspect, 102(Suppl 6): 211-214 (1994)]

According to an experiment, Turbinado Sugar treated rats showed enhanced translocation of coal particles from lungs to tracheobronchial lymph nodes.
Hence, it fights pollution too! No wonder Jaggery is regularly consumed by thousands of industrial workers / traffic policemen who are exposed to higher levels of pollution. It helps them breathe easier and counter pollution naturally.

Manufacture Process–

Raw sugarcane juice is slowly simmered in pans & the water is progressively evaporated. Clarification is done using natural vegetable clarificants. Scooping the boiling juice from one pan to another until the liquid starts to go hard carries out this process. The complete process is chemical-free。

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Updated: Check the quality of the Jaggery  here (Aug 2008)

Jaggery (Gur) 印度黑糖

一般DIY酵素用的糖不外是片糖,冰糖, 蜜糖之类, 今天要介绍几种叫 Jaggery (或Gur) 的印度黑糖。

第一种是球形的叫 Ball Jaggery,直径5寸,每颗500g 左右,淡褐色 味道特别香。

Ball Jaggery 印度黑糖 (球形) Ball jaggery compare with an orange (own photo)

另一种Jaggery是长方形,2寸x2寸x3寸,重量不详,黄色, 味道像片糖。

Cuib Jaggery 印度黑糖 (长方形) Downloaded photo

还有一种Jaggery,Wikipedia 里有照片,重量不详, 味道不详。

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其实,印度黑糖是一种原始的糖,在印度乡村相当普遍。制造过程是把甘蔗搾汁,过滤后 再把甘蔗汁 反复煮滚,冷却成型。各各乡村制造的形状各异。
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印度黑糖的用途多,除了DIY酵素, 在印度可拿来弄甜点,菜肴及养身治病。我试过拿来冲咖啡,特别香!试一试。
哪里有卖? 我真的不知道,我也找了好久, 最近因认识了个做杂货批发的泰国朋友才买到的,但一次要买很多。如果您知道本地哪里有散卖,请和其他读者分享一下!
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