12
Sep 19

Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)

Curd is good for health especially in summer days: keeping this in the mind prepare the summer friendly avocado salted drink, it is an excellent refreshing drink for rowdy summer.

This is a low calorie breakfast without compromising nutrition. Only a glass of avocado lassi provides full nutrition for fitness freaks as a breakfast; blending with curd improves digestion too.

Easy to prepare, just blend all ingredients together and drink is ready, sprinkle roasted cumin powder on the top of long glass.

Ingredients:

  • Avocado: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Curd: 100 ml
  • Water: 200 ml
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Black salt (kala namak): 2 pinch
  • Roasted cumin powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Ice cubes: optional

Preparation:

  1. Cut the avocado into two halves: discard the seed, scoop out the pulp with help of spoon. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a grinding jar; put scooped Avocado along with curd, water and salt blend it on medium speed till it become smooth, add ice cubes and blend them on high speed, Avocado salted lassi is ready.
  2. While serving in tumbler garnish with Avocado slices, cumin powder and black salt as in the photo.
Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)
Ingredients
Blend it
Blend it
Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)
Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)
Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)
Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)
Avocado salted lassi (avocado Mattha/Chhachh)

02
Sep 19

Avocado sweet lassi

We went to visit my friend’s place in Japan and checked into a restaurant for lunch: there was an option of avocado sweet lassi in the menu card. OMG it was so smooth and creamy in texture, delicious, satisfying and filling. That day onward this is our favorite drink to serve for friends and family.

It can be stored in refrigerator for about an hour or two, but it is best to consume immediately.

Ingredients:

  • Avocado: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Sugar/honey: 2-3 tablespoon (as per your taste)
  • Milk: half cup
  • Curd: 1 cup
  • Green cardamom: 2-3 no. (Optional)
  • Saffron: 1 pinch
  • Ice cubes: optional

Preparation:

  1. Cut the avocado into two halves: discard the seed, scoop out the pulp with help of spoon (before scooping keeps few beautiful slices for garnishing). Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a grinding jar; put scooped Avocado along with curd, milk, green cardamom and sugar, blend it on medium speed till it become smooth, add saffron and ice cubes and blend them on high speed, Avocado lassi  is ready.
  2. While serving in tumbler garnish with Avocado slices and saffron thread, as in the photo.
Avocado sweet lassi
Ingredients
blend it on medium speed
Avocado sweet lassi
Avocado sweet lassi
Avocado sweet lassi
Avocado sweet lassi
Avocado sweet lassi

10
Jun 19

Strawberry milkshake

Nobody can say no to a perfectly ripe strawberry, this colorful fruits definitely attract everyone from the shops or from the basket of roadside vender. This delicious berry, being seasonal is available only for few months in a year. Strawberry milkShake! The Recipe is for a quick and super breakfast is one of the healthiest refreshing shake.

Ingredients:

  • Strawberry:  100 -150 gm
  • Sugar/honey: 1-2 tablespoon (as per your taste)
  • Milk: 300-350 ml
  • Ice cube: few

Preparation:

  1. Chop strawberry, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put chopped strawberry in grinding jar along with 100 ml milk and sugar; grind it to medium speed till it become smooth.
  2. Add remaining milk, ice cubes and blend them on high speed, healthy strawberry milkshake is ready for everyone.
  3. While serving in tumbler garnish with strawberry slices.
Strawberry milkshake
Ingredients
Chop strawberry
Put chopped strawberry in grinding jar
blend them on high speed
serving in tumbler
serving in tumbler
garnish with strawberry slices
Strawberry milkshake
Strawberry milkshake
Strawberry milkshake
Strawberry milkshake

09
Jun 19

Persimmon milkshake

The best season of fruits in Japan is winter when I had chance to see ‘persimmon’  on every fruit shop like Hanamasa, 7- eleven, family mart, Lawson, Pea-cock, a eon and many others. I was very excited and asked friends that what is big orange color tomato like fruit as I never seen this in India before. I was very curious, how is the taste, how to eat, with or without skin. When I tasted the ‘persimmon’, really I found it wonderful, an amazing taste, much different than all popular fruits. Still the test is with me when I am writing this. 

Ingredients:

  • Persimmon: 1 no.
  • Green cardamom: 4-5 no.
  • Sugar/honey: 1-2 tablespoon (as per your taste)
  • Milk: 300-350 ml
  • Ice cube: few

Preparation:

  1. Chop persimmon with skin, make cardamom powder. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Add remaining milk, ice cubes and blend them on high speed, healthy persimmon milkshake is ready for everyone of the family.
  2. Take a grinding jar; put chopped persimmon along with 100 ml milk and sugar, grind it to medium speed till it become smooth.
  3. While serving in tumbler garnish with persimmon slices.
Persimmon milkshake
Ingredients
Chop persimmon with skin
put chopped persimmon along with 100 ml milk
grind it to medium speed
Adding honey
Persimmon milkshake
Persimmon milkshake
Persimmon milkshake
Persimmon milkshake
Persimmon milkshake

06
Mar 19

Sweet potato mash with milk

Toddlers/Baby recipe:

Toddlers’ like the sweet creamy and silky texture of this recipe, a wonderful dessert for every age group. I hope, you will cook and enjoy the recipe. You may serve for toddlers/baby; in any get together party or any time. It is very easy to prepare, healthy to eat. Just avoid dry fruits if you are going to serve it to toddlers/ baby…

Boil/microwave the sweet potatoes, mash and add warm milk till it achieves slightly thick consistency not watery. Add sugar/ honey as per your choice.

Ingredients:

  • Sweet Potato (shakarkandi/satsumaimo): 2-3 no. (Small size)
  • Honey/sugar: 2 tablespoon (as per taste)
  • Butter: 1 teaspoon
  • Ghee/oil: to moisturize outer layer
  • Milk: 1 cup
  • Saffron: ½ pinch
  • Green cardamom: 2-3 no.
  • Dry fruits (almond & cashew nut):10-12 no. (As per choice)

Preparation:

Wash and dry the sweet potato with kitchen towel, apply little quantity of ghee on the skin; Boil/microwave/roast the sweet potato, remove skin (outer layer) Keep aside. Here I used Japanese griller and roasted, which is very convenient.

Method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl put all sweet potatoes, Add sugar/ honey as per your choice into this bowl, and mash with the help of masher or hand.
  2. Mash properly more you mash better will be the taste. Add warm milk in steps to make smooth paste of slightly thick consistency not watery. Add other ingredients and mix.
  3. Sweet potato mash with milk is ready to serve or to feed your baby. You are free to decorate with dry fruits if not serving to baby.
Sweet potato mash with milk
Ingredients
apply little quantity of ghee
apply little quantity of ghee
Japanese griller and roasted
Japanese griller and roasted
Sweet potato mash with milk
Sweet potato mash with milk