Tuesday, 24 May 2016

DESI HEALTHY DRINKS
Replace cola with these 2 easy to prepare and cool desi healthy drinks this summer and
beat the heat
Buttermilk or chaas
Ingredients
 400 ml yoghurt
 1 tsp black salt
 1/2 inch piece of ginger 
 2 green chilies, finely chopped
 A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
 Salt to taste
 1 tsp lemon juice
 A few curry leaves (kadi patta)
 2 tbsp chopped coriander 
Method
 Put the green chilies, coriander, ginger and 2-3 curry leaves in a mixer and blend them until they form a smooth paste.
 Add the yoghurt and blend using a hand blender, until smooth.
 Pour this mixture into a glass.
 Add the black salt, salt, lemon juice and asafoetida and mix well.
 Chill in the refrigerator.
 Garnish with one curry leaf and a few coriander leaves and serve.

Health benefits
v  Improves digestion
v  Relieves acidity
v  Good source of calcium, potassium and vitamins of B group
v  Low calorie
v  Lowers cholesterol, reduces blood pressure and anti cancer.
v  Prevents dehydration

Aam panna
Ingredients :
3 raw mangoes
1 tsp dried pudina powder
1 tsp jeera powder
A pinch of black salt
Recipe
·      Pressure cook the mangoes with water till soft.
·      Let them cool and then peel the mangoes and get the pulp with the help of a spoon. Grind mango pulp along with water to a smooth paste.
·      Add spices and ice.
·      Garnish with mint leaves
       Enjoy chilled
Health benefits of aam panna
Prevents dehydration
Helps to prevent heat stroke
Rich in vitamin C
Helps in fighting anemia

Helps to control blood sugar levels

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