01
Oct 16

Hot herbal drink

The second form of Nav Durga is “Brahmacharini” worshiped on the second day of Navratri;

Today I have select the phalahari recipe Thali no.2 is also from south India, the Thali consists of phalahari Paniyaram, date and tamarind chutney, healthy cucumber and spinach drink and hot herbal drink.

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Ingredients:

  • Lemon grass: 4-5 leaves
  • Mint leaves: 7-9 leaves
  • Indian basil: 5-7 leaves
  • Fennel seed: 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger: 1”piece
  • Water: 2 cups
  • Jaggery/Honey: 2 tablespoon
  • Lemon: 1 no.

Preparation:

  1. Clean all the leaves, keep aside.
  2. Crush the ginger into motor and pestle, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Boil the water; put all ingredients except lime and honey. Let it boil for couple of minute, put off the flame and cover for a while. Strain and add honey and half of the lemon juice, decorate with basil leaf, serve hot.
    Hot herbal drink

    Hot herbal drink

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    put all ingredients

    put all ingredients

    boiling

    boiling

    prepared tea

    prepared tea

    pouring the tea

    pouring the tea

    add honey and half of the lemon juice

    add honey and half of the lemon juice

    add honey and half of the lemon juice

    add honey and half of the lemon juice

    Hot herbal drink

    Hot herbal drink

    Hot herbal drink

    Hot herbal drink


01
Oct 16

Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

Summer is approaching; this summer need-not to stay indoors, put on light clothes, take light diet and includes healthy juices to hydrate yourself with fresh vegetables and fruits. Hydrate your body and skin with this mantra ‘Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)’ and you will feel energetic this summer. Consuming this regularly will make you feel 10 years younger this season…

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber: 100 gm
  • Water: 200 ml
  • Spinach: 20-30 gm
  • Ginger: 1” piece
  • Mint leaves: 10-15 leaves
  • Indian basil: 5-7 leaves
  • Lemon: 1 no.
  • Sendha namak (white rock salt):  ¼ teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Boil spinach, keep aside.
  2. Chop cucumber and ginger into pieces, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put prepared spinach, cucumber and ginger into mixer along with mint leaves and ice cubes/water and grind it. Sieve and collect the juice.
  2. Add salt and lemon juice; decorate with basil leaf and lemon slices.
  3. Delicious, Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe) is ready to serve.
    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Add salt and lemon juice

    Add salt and lemon juice

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    Add salt and lemon juice

    Add salt and lemon juice

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)

    Healthy drink with spinach and cucumber (phalahari recipe)


30
Sep 16

Dry grapes refresher (rasin cooler)

Sharadiy Navratri will be held from 29th Sept -8th Sept and the first form of Nav Durga is called “shailputri”

I am going to upload special phalahari recipe on this occasion, rather it is ‘phalahari Thali  day 1‘ recipe.

Happy Navratri in advance to all viewers!!

Here  is dry grapes refresher (resin refresher) recipe…

Ingredient:

  • Rasin: 15-20
  • Lemon: half
  • Honey: 1 tablespoon
  • Water/ice cubes: 1 glass/8-10

Preparation:

  1. Soak the rasin 6-7 hours or overnight.

Method:

  1. Crush this soaked rasin into the blender along with water/ice cubes, add lime juice and honey as per your taste.
  2. Serve.
Dry grapes refresher (rasin cooler)

Dry grapes refresher (rasin cooler)

Ingredient

Ingredient

Ingredient

Ingredient

add lime juice

add lime juice

Dry grapes refresher (rasin cooler)

Dry grapes refresher (rasin cooler)


29
May 16

Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)

Enjoy this summer with Aam ka panna; it is a traditional Indian green /raw mango drink, which is the drink, fights against the Indian summer.

It is rich in vitamin ‘C’ and Jaggery gives iron. It is also a good source of vitamin B1 and B2, niacin.

In India, it is regarded as a tonic believed to increase resistance against heat stroke (loo).

Ingredients:

  • Raw mango (kairee):2 no. (Medium size)
  • Mint leaf: 20 gm.
  • Sugar/Jaggery: ½ cup (as per taste)
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Kala namak (black salt): ½ teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder: 1 teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Boil mango, Let it cool. Peel comes up easily, scrap the pulp from the peel and mango and take out all pulp with spoon keep aside and discard the peel and seed. (You may roast the mango directly on the fire on medium low flame).
  2. Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt, store this into glass bottle and store for a week into refrigerator.

Method:

  1. Add 3cups of chilled water and blend it, add the cumin powder, Pour into tall glasses with ice cube.
  2. You can add and reduce chilled water as per your taste. Serve immediately.
    Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)

    Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    take out all pulp

    take out all pulp

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    Blend the pulp along with sugar and salt

    store this into glass bottle

    store this into glass bottle

    Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)

    Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)

    Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)

    Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)


05
May 16

The lemon drink

Almost each and every house people queue up to relish the nutritious must have this summer delicacy.

You may give this Lemon drink almost daily or twice a day.

Lemon drink is not only provides refreshing taste, it has amazing cooling properties too, it also gives health benefits of lemon and beat heat. It keeps you cool in summer and save your body from dehydration.

Lemon is strong anti-cancer and cholesterol lowering agents due to the presence of certain compounds called limonins. They also contain phytonutrients like flavonoids which have good antioxidant properties along with vitamin C, it boosts immunity, undo the effects of sun damage and induce collagen repair, it is an anti aging agent too.

Ingredients:

  • Lemon: 1 no.
  • Sugar: 8 teaspoon (4 teaspoon per glass)
  • Daily use Salt: 1 pinch
  • Kala namak (black rock salt): 1 pinch
  • Water: 2 glasses
  • Ice cube: 8-10 no.

Preparation:

  1. Cut the lemon in two pieces, cut one Slice from each piece for decoration, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type) into a big kettle, dissolve it well.
  2. Put it into refrigerator for at least half an hour; take it out, squeezed lemon into it (just before you serve).
  3. Decorate with lemon slice and ice cubes.
  4. The lemon drink is ready to serve.
    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Dissolve the sugar

    Dissolve the sugar

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    dissolve it well

    dissolve it well

    Put it into refrigerator

    Put it into refrigerator

    Put it into refrigerator

    Put it into refrigerator

    squeezed lemon into it

    squeezed lemon into it

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink