Category Archives: Cold Beverages

Recipe – Spinach Juice / Green Juice

spinach juice

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 0

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Fresh Spinach leaves: 2 cups, washed and chopped
  • Green Apple: 1, trimmed and chopped
  • Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 4 cups
  • Ice cubes: 5-6

Method

  • Blend all the ingredients other than water and ice cubes, in a blender or juicer until smooth. Add water and blend again. Add little water at a time.
  • Strain the mixture.
  • Pour the juice over some ice cubes in a glass.
  • Serve immediately.

 

Advertisements

Recipe – Pineapple Orange Fruit Punch / Pineapple & Orange Juice

po

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Pineapple chunks: 2 cups
  • Orange pulp: 1 cup
  • Sugar / Honey: 1/4 Cup
  • Lemon Juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Water: 4 Cups
  • Ice Cubes: as required

Method

  • Blend pineapple chunks and Orange Pulp to smooth puree. Use water if required.
  • Pour mixture through a sieve into a bowl, pressing hard on solids.
  • In the juice, add sugar, lemon juice. Adjust water according to the required consistency. Mix it well until sugar dissolves.
  • Serve pineapple juice over ice, in a glass.

Recipe – Celery Juice / Celery Apple Juice

celery

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Ready in: 2 Minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • Celery: 2 medium stalks
  • Green Apple:1
  • Water: 1 ½ Cup or as required
  • Ginger: 1/4-inch piece
  • Lime Juice: 1 teaspoon

Method

  • Trim and chop celery stalks, apple and ginger.
  • Blend all the ingredients for 4-5 minutes until very smooth.
  • Pour the mixture through a sieve into a bowl, pressing hard on solids, if any.
  • Serve juice over ice, in a glass.

Cook’s Note

  • You may add 1 teaspoon jaggery or honey or sugar.
  • If you are using regular red apple, then peel it before blending.

Recipe – Kokum Sherbet / Kokum Juice

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • Dry Kokum: ½ cup
  • Chilled Water: as required
  • Black Salt: 1/4 teaspoon or as required
  • Sugar / Jaggery: ¼ cup or as required
  • Cumin Powder (bhuna jeera powder): ½ teaspoon
  • Ice cubes

Method

  • Soak the dry kokum in ½ cup of water for 30 minutes.
  • Blend the soaked kokum and water.
  • Strain the mix.
  • Add salt, sugar, cumin powder in the kokum juice and stir well.
  • While serving, add few ice cubes in 2 glasses, fill 1/4th of the glass with the kokum juice and rest 3/4th with chilled water. Stir and serve.

Recipe – Kale Juice / Ginger Kale Juice /Green Juice

kale

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 0

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Kale leaves: 4, washed and chopped
  • Spinach leaves: 1 cup, washed and chopped
  • Cucumber: ½ of medium sized, washed, peeled and chopped
  • Green Apple: 1, trimmed and chopped
  • Ginger: ½ inch, chopped
  • Lemon juice: of ½ lemon
  • Water: 4 cups
  • Jalapeno: 1/4 of a medium size or as per your spice level
  • Ice cubes: 5-6

Method

  • Blend all the ingredients other than water and ice cubes, in a blender or juicer until smooth. Add water and blend again. Add little water at a time.
  • Strain the mixture.
  • Pour the juice over some ice cubes in a glass.
  • Serve immediately.

 

Recipe – Chikoo Milkshake / Chikoo Smoothie

Aviary Photo_131496360815161952

Prep Time: 35 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • Ripe Chikoo: 2
  • Milk: 2 Cups
  • Sugar: 1 tablespoons
  • Vanilla extract: ½ teaspoon
  • Vanilla Ice cream: 2 scoops
  • Ice Cubes: 4-6

Method

  • Peel and cut the Chikoo into small pieces. Deep fridge them in refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Blend the frozen Chikoo, sugar, milk, ice cream, vanilla extract until smooth.
  • While serving, add 2-3 ice cubes in a glass, pour the Chikoo shake.
  • You may add some Chikoo pieces in the shake while serving.

 

Recipe – Hot Almond Milk / Badam Dudh

Aviary Photo_131496359715663067

Prep Time: 4-5 hours

Cook time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Milk: 4 cups
  • Almonds (Badam): 30-32
  • Elaichi Powder(Cardamom): ¼ Teaspoon
  • Saffron Strands (Kesar): 4-5 Threads
  • Sugar: 1 1/2 tablespoon or to taste

Method

  • Soak the badam in water for 4-5 hours. Drain the water and peel the badam skin.
  • Blend the peeled badam in smooth paste using 1 tablespoon milk.
  • Boil 4 cup of milk in a pot.
  • once it started boiling, lower the heat. add the badam paste, elaichi powder, sugar and saffron strands.
  • Stir well and simmer it for another 3-4 minutes or till sugar dissolves.
  • Pour in cup/glass and serve hot.
  • Or, let it cool completely. then refrigerate it and serve cool.