Basti is a Varied Herbal Herb
Bastati, which is also called Dandelion, is a perennial herbaceous perennial herb that is native to the Indian subcontinent. The species is commonly referred to as Dandelion but is also sometimes known as Dandelium and the scientific name Bastida is used for this species. It has a dark green color with tiny white flowers that are covered with white hairs.
The main part of Bastati is the stem which is succulent. The stem ends up becoming an underground mat when it reaches its mature size. The other parts of the plant are also edible, like roots, stalks, leaves and stems. Basti is best eaten fresh and you can use it for curries, stews and salads. You can find Basti seeds in Asian grocery stores.
In India the plants are grown in different varieties and climates. In the North, Basti grows on a variety of soil and conditions like rocky soils, clay, wet or dry. In South India Basti grows mainly in wetter areas. The leaves of the plant are flat, light green in color. These leaves have yellow tips which are slightly glossy.
Basti is a good alternative to Rosemary and thyme. It is a good substitute for peppermint which has got a very strong odor. It is a good alternative for cumin because of its unique flavor and aroma. It can also be used for cooking. You can make a curry using the leaves of Basti. If you want to cook a sumptuous meal then Basti can be added to your food. You can add the herb to your salads as well.
There are many different varieties of Basti and each of them has its own unique flavor. The main varieties in India are Panchali, Hingashtak, Dandas, Cholavari, Katoris, Tandoor, Samosa, Pappardelle, Bhaji Mandukparni, Musta and Karambala. All these varieties are grown in different parts of India. You can visit an Indian store and try various varieties.
If you visit the northern part of India, Basti is also grown as a crop in different parts of India. The best time to harvest it is in the months of April and May. It can be easily grown on clay pots. However, it is difficult to transplant from one place to another. You can use the leaves for cooking and baking. Once you start harvesting the leaves you can start eating the leaves of Basti.