Back in 1980, for the first time in the USSR, they brought from Georgia a kind of seasoning with the strange name hops suneli. Then the seasoning seemed unusual and exotic to many Soviet residents.
Hops suneli means "dry seasoning"and is considered one of the versatile seasonings in Georgian cuisine. Today hops suneli are used by many housewives to prepare various dishes. By itself, the seasoning is not sharp, has a greenish-yellow color and a pleasant aroma. Hops suneli is perfect for many dishes - fish, meat, poultry, rice, potatoes, pasta and beans. Exactly suneli is best for hops legumes.
The composition of the seasoning hops suneli
Hops suneliis a mixture of spices and herbs, which are widely used for cooking Caucasian and Georgian dishes.
Nowadays, you can buy hops suneli in any supermarket in a convenient package. It is better, of course, to buy seasoning in a glass jar, but in this way it will cost a little more than in ordinary paper or foil packaging.
The composition of the hops suneli can be read on the packaging with seasoning. The composition of the seasoning can be either complete or incomplete.
AT full staff condiments include the following components:
- Chopped in equal quantities spicy herbs: coriander, basil, bay leaf, thyme, dill, parsley, peppermint, marjoram, fenugreek, celery.
- Red hot pepper in the amount of 1-2% of the finished mixture.
- Saffron - 0.1% of the finished mixture.
AT short version condiments include the following components:
- Herbs crushed in equal proportions: dill, coriander, basil and marjoram.
- Red pepper in the amount of - 2% of the finished mixture.
- Saffron - 0.1% of the finished mixture.
Properties hops suneli
When used in reasonable quantities, hops suneli will help get rid of diarrhea, flatulence, various edemas, alleviate hypertension and diabetes, strengthen the immune system, improve the functioning of the heart and blood vessels.
Spicy herbs contained in the hops suneli, relieve fatigue, increase muscle tone and help maintain good physical shape.
- Fenugreek, contained in herbs (known as shambala or fenugreek) contains large amounts of protein, fats and carbohydrates, lots of vitamins and minerals, lecithin, mucus, bitterness, gum and phytosteroids. This seasoning is used in medicine as a bactericidal, expectorant and anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of ulcers, colds and boils.
- Thymehas tonic, anthelmintic, diaphoretic and antibacterial agents. Seasoning improves the digestive tract, facilitates the course of hypertension and diabetes, treats rhinitis, flu and ARVI, helps to cope with diseases of the liver and kidneys. By consuming thyme in small amounts, you can improve your appetite and digestion. Due to its bactericidal properties, seasoning can prolong the shelf life of products. Often, thyme is used for the preparation of medicinal fees.
- Corianderdisinfects the body, destroying bacteria. Seasoning invigorates, improves the functioning of the heart and brain, helps to cope with nervous diseases and irritability. In addition, coriander improves digestion and appetite, reduces inflammation and strengthens the gums, as well as heals wounds.
- Saffron- useful seasoning, which is part of hops suneli. Saffron has antioxidant properties, prevents the development of cancer tumors and anemia, improves the functioning of the nervous system, has a diuretic effect, relieves pain and spasms, removes kidney stones and radionuclides.
- Basilpossesses many useful properties. Seasoning protects against bacteria and infections, due to its antibacterial and bactericidal properties. Basil lowers the temperature during flu and colds, helps to cope with acute respiratory infections and bronchitis, reduces stress, calms the nervous system and lowers blood pressure. Seasoning cleans the oral cavity, reduces tooth loss and helps dissolve kidney stones, it reduces pain and has a beneficial effect on the skin.
Each of the plants in the hops suneli has a large number of useful substances, so the seasoning can be considered universal. Hops suneli has virtually no contraindications, but it can not be used for liver diseases.
Hops suneli at home
If you want to, you can cook hops suneli at home. All herbs can be grown in the garden or buy in the store. True, saffron requires special care, so it is very difficult to grow the seasoning yourself.
A pod of red pepper is better to take a small one. Grind all other seasonings in a mortar or a special vessel for grinding seasonings. Dried leaves simply grind to powder.
Cooked chopped spices are mixed in a separate container of 1 tbsp.
An abbreviated version of the hops suneli made easier: pound the leaves of dill, basil and marjoram. Crush coriander, red pepper and saffron.
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The seasoning of hops suneli is well prepared for the winter, so that its aroma can delight you with long, cold evenings.
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