01
Jun 17

Aloe beet berry juice

Every morning my husband plucks a leaf of aloe Vera from kitchen garden and prepares juice with gooseberry and a small chunk of beetroot and we have it with empty stomach after yoga practice.

This juice enhances the memory and it is complete tonic for one day, regularly consuming this juice prevents stomach infection and strengthens the muscles and bones. This juice eases stomach problem, maintain vitamin c and increases hemoglobin.

Ingredients:

  • Amla (goose berry): 2no. (Middle size of amla)
  • Aloe Vera leaf: 1no.
  • Beet root: ¼ no. (Small)
  • Water: 200 ml

Preparation:

  1. Method to separate Aloe Vera pulp:
  2. Cut Aloe Vera leaf into 4-5 inch long pieces; leave it for 5- 10minutes, the bitter yellow liquid will come out.
  3. Discard thin layer from both end having yellow liquid, cut longitudinally into 2-3 pieces. See as photos given here.
  4. Peel off the skin of aloe Vera as photo. Aloe Vera pulp is ready, Keep aside.
  5. Peel, chop and boil/microwave beet root, Keep aside.
  6. Grate amla and boiled beet root, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put all ingredients into grinding jar, make fine paste, Take a bowl, keep soup strainer over it.
  2. Pour ground paste, and sieve, add about equal quantity of water to rinses the residue properly.
  3. Aloe beet berry juice is ready; discard the residue left on the Strainer.
  4. Transfer these juices into glasses.
  5. We take as it is. You can add honey/salt, as you wish.
Aloe beet berry juice

Aloe beet berry juice

Ingredients

Ingredients

Grated amla and boiled beetroot

Grated amla and boiled beetroot

Put all ingredients into grinding jar

Put all ingredients into grinding jar

make fine paste

make fine paste

Pour ground paste, and sieve

Pour ground paste, and sieve

Aloe beet berry juice

Aloe beet berry juice


30
May 17

Three cheers with kiwi

This summer, exchanged bottled cold drinks for indigenous and healthy alternatives with kiwi.Three cheers with kiwi and welcome the summer in style. Here is the list of super healthy drinks which I enjoyed with my family. I have already linked all recipes…below.

  1. Kiwi cucumber shake
  2. Verdant green kiwi cooler
  3. Kiwi lassi (curd/yoghurt based drink)
Verdant green kiwi cooler

Verdant green kiwi cooler

Kiwi lassi (curd/yoghurt based drink)

Kiwi lassi (curd/yoghurt based drink)

Kiwi cucumber shake

Kiwi cucumber shake


26
May 17

Enjoy The peak of mercury

Mercury is at its peak, children are taking plunge into the swimming pool in a bid to cool them off. Summer is the time to eat lightly and require endless glasses of water.

Most people take aerated drink to quench their thirst, instead  prepare these  fresh fruit juices and tender coconut water to stay hydrated.

Plan for the week: Enjoy the peak of summer and beat the summer… I have already linked all recipes…below.

Tender coconut with malai delight: Monday

Plum cooler: Tuesday

Ash gourd juice (brain revitalizer): Wednesday

Amarood (Guava) Ananas (pine apple) cooler: Thursday

Pomegranate-apple delight: Friday

Grapes pomegranate cooler: Saturday

Date-coco cooler: Sunday


25
May 17

Beating the horrendous summer

Delhi is suffering from scorching heat; most people don’t like to face  this period of the year at all, but this is the time when you can enjoy the tall glass of ‘Malaidar lassi‘, Mattha/salted lassi (yogurt drink), kesar elaichi kulfi (saffron cardamom kulfi)Thandhai and many more… without getting sinus, headache, throat pain or a bad cold.

Enjoy and beat the horrendous summer… I have already linked all recipes .

Thandhai

Thandhai

Mattha/salted lassi (yogurt drink)

Mattha/salted lassi (yogurt drink)

Kesar elaichi kulfi (saffron cardamom kulfi)

Kesar elaichi kulfi (saffron cardamom kulfi)

Malaidar sweet lassi (sweet yogurt drink)

Malaidar sweet lassi (sweet yogurt drink)


24
May 17

Beating the sizzling summer heat

Chennai is sizzling, it is a period of intense heat, during this hot summer, one needs to take it really easy and concentrate on keeping yourself cool.

Here are the three types of raw mango drinks which will  nourish and cool you in the best way during these hot months, so pick your favourite tall glass of drink and keep yourself  fresh, energetic and young. Enjoy the sun at its peak.

I have already linked all recipes below.

  1. Raw mango jaljeera (kairi ka jal-jeera)
  2. Raw mango squash
  3. Aam ka panna (raw mango panna/green mango drink)
raw mango squash

raw mango squash

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

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

Raw mango jaljeera (kairi ka jal-jeera)

Raw mango jaljeera (kairi ka jal-jeera)