You might notice a drink with many black seeds, sometimes looks like frog spawn though. It can look weird, however, once you try it, you will be surprised its enriched taste.

Here is the recipe of Basil Seed Drink, make it fresh and enjoy it!!

* 1 tbsp dried Thai basil seeds
* 2 cups water
* 2 tbsp raw cane sugar
* 1 tbsp honey
* 2 drops banana essence
* Crushed Ice
* Diced Toddy palm seeds (optional)


1. Pour boiling water into a glass bowl.
2. Drop in basil seeds and wait 10 minutes until they've swelled into what looks like tadpoles. Strain.
3. Warm up ½ cup of water and dissolve sugar and honey.
4. Mix this syrup with the remaining 1 ½ cup of water.
5. Add a couple drops of banana essence or whatever flavor you like and stir.
6. Chill.

The Basil seed drink with honey often sold in cans and bottles in any supermarket in Bangkok. The texture is sort of like aloe vera bits and


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