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Recent research indicates that many herbs used in Pakistani cuisine have a host of health benefits. So add some spice to your life by making the following five healthy herbs a regular part of your diet.
1. Cinnamon. Cinnamon (daar cheeni) sticks are used in dishes that include biryani, qeema and kabuli chana, while ground cinnamon is used in desserts and even coffee. This fragrant herb contains manganese and alderhyde (a chemical compound) which aids bone, muscle and tissue development. Cinnamon is also prescribed to people suffering from arthritis. Studies have shown that cinnamon helps regulate sugar levels and has anti-bacterial properties. Continue reading