Strawberry Banana Smoothie
May30

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  Ingredients •250 g ………………………………………..fresh strawberries •2 ……………………………………………….bananas, peeled and chopped •5 Tbsp...

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Pineapple Juice
May29

Pineapple Juice

  Ingredients • Pineapple – half • Sugar – 4tbsp • Pepper (Optional) – a pinch • Salt – a pinch • Water – 1 cup Preparation 1. Peel the half pineapple. Cut them into pieces. 2. Put pineapple pieces in a vessel and add water, sugar, pepper, and salt to it.   3. Churn all the ingredients together in the blender. 4. Sieve and put it in fridge for sometime. 5. Remove in the...

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Kokum sherbet
May22

Kokum sherbet

  Ingredients •Kokum – ½ Cup •Cumin seeds (roasted and ground) – 1 Tsp •Water – 4 cups •Sugar – 2 cups Preparation 1. Soak dried kokum in hot water to cover until soft. Using a blender or food processor, puree with cumin seeds. Strain the puree, discarding the solids. 2. Boil water with sugar to make syrup. Add the strained puree to the cooled syrup and mix well. 3. Add 1/4 cup...

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Green Butter Milk
Oct02

Green Butter Milk

  Ingredients • Sour curd 1 cup  • Green chillies 4  • Chopped coriander leaves, 4 tbsps  • Cold water 6 cups  • Ginger ½ inch piece  • Curry leaves 4 sprigs  • Sugar 2 tsps  • A few mint leaves  • Salt to taste   Preparation 1. Grind the chillies, ginger, curry and coriander leaves. Add the...

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Banana Yogurt Shake
Jul25

Banana Yogurt Shake

  This is a perfect low-calorie alternative to rich banana milk shakes made with heavy cream. Bananas lend both body and natural fructose sweetener to yogurt drinks and complement almost any other fruit. In India, banana lassi is little more than banana, lime juice, yogurt and ice, but in the west I have made scores of exciting variations. For natural sweeteners, try blending in a few soaked raisins, currants, dates or figs. The...

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Zesty Grape Juice Cooler
Jul14

Zesty Grape Juice Cooler

  Homemade juices are more pure and fresh in flavor than their store-bought counterparts. Concord, emperor and cardinal red-purple grapes yield outstanding juice. Even if you do not have a juicer, it is relatively easy to pass the fruit through the fine disk of a food mill or simply puree it and press it through a fine sieve. Both methods produce a juice puree that takes well to the addition of sparkling water.   Preparation...

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