Beverage

Falooda 

Falooda is a cold dessert beverage popular in the Indian subcontinent. Traditionally it is made by mixing rose syrup, vermicelli, sweet basil seeds, and pieces of jelly with milk and often topped off with a scoop of ice cream.

I am sharing my version of falooda which I prepared during the weekend for my family.falooda ingredients need to be ready before assembling to serve in a glass.chilled sweetened milk soaked basil seeds and prepared Falooda Noodles or sev

ingredients
Whole Milk 4 cup
Sugar 2 tbsp or to taste
Rose Syrup 4 tbsp or to taste
Sweet Basil seeds 4 tbsp
Ice Cream 2 -4 scoop
Falooda Noodles 1/2 cup
Assorted Nuts 1 tbsp (optional)

Method

Soak Sweet basil seeds in water to once they swell drain water and keep aside.Boil milk adding sugar and once cool down keep in a refrigerator so it becomes chilled. Prepare Falooda Noodles reading instructions behind packet, it is an easily available at any Indian grocery store.

Pour rose syrup in a glass then add Soaked sweet basil seeds on top add Falooda noodles slowly pour chilled sweetened milk add a scoop of ice cream and garnish with assorted nuts.Serve immediately & enjoy

Saffron Mango Smoothie

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit or vegetables with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products or sweeteners.Smoothies are made of different ingredients such as blended fruit/vegetables, water, crushed ice, fruit juice, and nuts.

I am sharing delicious Smoothie recipe which is prepared using one of my favorites Spice Saffron for added flavor & most favorite fruit Mango

Mangoes are widely used in cuisine.Sweet for lassi(yogurt blend drink), smoothies, Sour & Unripe for pickles, beverage & chutneys check my other mango recipes Mango Mastanimango cheesecake Mango Icecream, Mango Chutney

ingredients

Ripe Mangoes 2

Milk 4 cups

Few saffron strands (Soaked in 1 tbsp warmmilk)

Few Ice Cubes

Sugar to taste

Assorted nuts( optional )1tbsp

method

Blend all ingredients in a blender jar, Serve in a glass.Garnish with Assorted nuts

Rose Lassi

Lassi is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink from the India.it is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit. Different type of lassi salted, sweet lassi.when it is served as a savory drink, then flavored with ground and roasted cumin, chopped green chilli coriander leaves & mint leaves or simply adding salt. Sweet lassi is a form of lassi flavored with sugar, rosewater, other fruit juices or Flavored syrup.check my salty lassi Mint Lassi

I am sharing a simple sweet lassi Rose flavored lassi few ingredients & easy to make Cool & Healthy Beverage

ingredients

1 cup yogurt

1/2 cup chilled water or Milk

1/4 cup Rose syrup

Sugar to  taste

Few Ice Cubes

Method

Blend all ingredients in a blender Jar.Served Chilled in a Glass.

Tips

Used rose syrup store bought & it contained sugar so while adding extra sugar be careful

 

Mango Mastani

Mango Mastani drink  I never had before @india but heard & read a lot about this delicious drink.Today my daughter want to have mango milkshake but with a dollop of icecream.then only I got an idea to prepare this drink.available ingredients in Pantry & ice cream in a refrigerator.

It’s a popular dessert drink  from Pune city in India. It’s a thick mango milkshake topped with Vanilla or Mango Icecream.& Nuts like cashew nut,pistachios & almonds.

Ingredients

1 cup chopped mango or fresh mango pulp

1 /2 cup chilled whole milk/ full fat milk

Cardamom powder a pinch(optional)

Few ice cubes (optional)

1.tbsp sugar or as required

1 scoop of vanilla ice cream or any ice cream of your choice

Pistachio chopped

Cashewnut chopped

Method

In a blender jar add mango cubes then.add sugar, cardamom powder.Blend to a smooth puree.Now add milk and few ice cubes.Blend again until all blends well.Pour into  the serving glasses leaving half inch space on the top.Scoop out a dollop of ice cream and place them on the top.Garnish with  pistachios & cashew nuts.Mango mastani is ready.Served chilled & drink this before Icecream Melt.

13731566_1049361785111370_7026816891770766408_n

 

 

 

 

Strawberry Smoothie with Sweet Basil Seeds

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit and/or vegetables, with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products adding sugar or honey.

Strawberry is packed with vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and more.It’s a good source of manganese and potassium.Choose medium-sized berries that are firm, plump, and deep red.

Sweet Basil seeds contain healthful amounts of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, calcium and magnesium, and vitamins C and folates. best known around the world for being the main ingredient in many sweet Asian drinks don’t have any distinguished flavour.

Ingredients

Strawberries chopped 5-6
Sweet basil seeds 1 tsp
Sugar /honey to taste
Chilled Milk 250 ml
method

Wash & soak Sweet basil seeds with 1/2 cup of water.Blend milk,chopped strawberries,sugar/honey.add soaked basil seeds in a glass.pour a blended mixture & serve tips:-Strained a blended mixture before serving (optional)

Please Consult your nutritionist /dietician before having ,if anyone have allergy or health issues.

 

Fresh Baby carrot & Orange juice

Carrots + Oranges  work well together and are a great source of Vitamin C, which supports the body in its ability to absorb iron, Beta-Carotene which converts to Vitamin A in the body and helps you maintain a youthful appearance and overall boosted an immune system.

My easy simple recipe made with chopped baby carrot blended with Freshly pressed orange juice.

Ingredients

2 cup baby carrot chopped

2 medium Orange pressed juice

Few ice cubes

Method

Blend baby carrots , orange juice with ice .pour & serve

tips:- I am not a professional nutritionist nor dietician.so plz contact a professional.before taking this ,if anyone have an allergy or health issues.

Fresh Watermelon Orange juice

Oranges are a Good source of vitamin C. Its helping cardiovascular health, reducing stroke risk, lowering cholesterol and even playing a role in improving brain.Watermelons too, are linked to having heart health benefits. The have also been shown lower blood pressure, boost the circulatory system and protect cells from damage.

My Simple recipe ,it’s a heart-healthy combination.no fuss easy making two ingredients.

Ingredients

Watermelon Chunks 2 cup

Navel orange juice 1/2 cup (freshly pressed)

Few ice cubes optional

Method

Add watermelon chunks & orange juice in a blender.blend until watermelon liquefied.add ice cubes in a glass.pour & Serve .

Tips:I am not a professional nutritionist nor dietician.so plz contact a professional.before taking this ,if anyone have an allergy or health issues.

Banana Smoothies

Bananas are a very good source of vitamin ,minerals & dietary fiber.Milk is a healthy foods considered nutrient-rich because they serve as good sources of calcium and vitamin D as well as protein and other essential nutrients.

Banana Blend with Milk infused with Saffron.

Ingredients

Banana- 1
Cold Milk -3/4 cup
Heavy whipping cream -1/4 cup
Sugar as much sweeter u like
Saffron strands (soaked in water) & few for garnish
Rose water few drops (optional)
Method
Blend all above ingredients in a blender jar.pour in a glass garnish with saffron strands.Serve chilled !!!
tips :- boil milk adding saffron & then chill .
Before taking,plz consult a health professional if anyone allergic or health issue.

Strawberry & Oats Smoothies

Strawberry blended with Oats & garnish with Nuts.its like a breakfast in a jar.

Ingredients
Rolled oats (roasted )1/2cup
Yogurt /curd 1/2 cup
Strawberries -5-6
Honey to taste
Pistachio & almonds for garnish(optional)
Method
Blend all ingredients together. Pour in glass .garnish with dry fruits
Tips :-smoothie mostly thick only.if u like a bit thin u can add little milk & blend