Honey Fruit Smoothie

Honey Fruit Smoothie

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 3 hours

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Super nutritious smoothie – start your kids’ days with it and see them full of energy the whole day

Ingredients

  • Ripe mangoes 3
  • Ripe bananas 5
  • Ice cubes a few
  • Thick yogurt 2 cups
  • Dabur honey 4 tbsps
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsps
  • Chikkies a few

Methods

  • Peel and chop the mangoes. Peel the bananas and chop them. Put the fruits in separate zip lock bags and keep them in the freezer to freeze.
  • Put the ice cubes in a crusher and crush the ice. Put this in a blender jar. Add yogurt, honey, frozen mangoes, frozen bananas and lemon juice and blend till smooth.
  • Crush a few chikkies.
  • Put a little crushed chikkies into 4 tall serving glasses, pour a little smoothie in each glass, again put a few crushed chikkies, again put some smoothie, again put some more smoothie and fill the glasses up to nearly the top. Top with some more crushed chikkies and serve immediately.
Apple Yogurt Slush

Apple Yogurt Slush

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Key Ingredients:

  • Apple
  • Hung yogurt

Apples and hung yogurt blended together to make a delicious slush

Health Tips:

Low fat yogurt

Ingredients

  • Apples, peeled, cored and cut into cubes 2 cups
  • Hung yogurt (chakka) 1 cup
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Nutmeg, grated 1 tsp
  • Sugar ½ cup
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) powder ½ tsp
  • Ice cubes 10

Methods

  • Pour lemon juice over apples to prevent them from turning black. Put apples, hung yogurt, nutmeg powder, sugar, cinnamon powder and ice cubes in a mixer jar and blend till smooth.
  • Pour into serving glasses and serve chilled.
Malai Lassi

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Key Ingredients:

  • Ripe bananas
  • Low fat yogurt

Start your day on a healthy note – serve this delicious lassi at breakfast

Ingredients

  • Ripe bananas, peeled and roughly chopped 3
  • Low fat yogurt 2 cups
  • Melon seeds (magaz) 1 tsp
  • Almonds, chopped 1 tsp + to garnish
  • Pistachios, chopped ½ tsp
  • Saffron 3 to 4 strands
  • Honey 1 tbsp

Methods

  • To make a healthy Malai Lassi, put bananas, melon seeds, almonds, pistachios, saffron, low fat yogurt and honey into a beaker and blend it with a hand blender till smooth.
  • Pour into serving glasses, garnish with almonds, pistachios and saffron strands and serve.
Summer Soup Shots

Summer Soup Shots

By Hi Tea

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Key Ingredients:

  • Yogurt
  • Cucumbers

Ideal beverage to be had during hot summer months

Ingredients

  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped 2
  • Fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Fresh parsley, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Ice cubes as required
  • Sour cream 3 tsps + to garnish
  • Chives, finely chopped 2 tbsps

Methods

  • Put yogurt, cucumber, mint leaves, parsley, salt and some ice cubes in a blender and blend till smooth.
  • Add sour cream and blend again.
  • Pour into serving shot glasses and garnish each glass with chives and a dollop of sour cream.
Italian Hot Chocolate

Italian Hot Chocolate

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Key Ingredients:

  • Milk
  • Cocoa powder

It is creamy, it is full of flavour and it is totally rejuvenating

Ingredients

  • Milk 4 cups
  • Sugar 8 tbsps
  • Cocoa powder ½ cup
  • Cornflour 2 tsps
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) powder ¼ tsp
  • Nutmeg (jaiphal) powder ¼ tsp
  • Almond essence / vanilla essence 1 tsp

Methods

  • Mix sugar, cocoa powder, cornflour and cinnamon powder in a small bowl.
  • Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan.
  • Add a little milk to the cocoa powder mixture and mix well. Add it to the remaining milk in the pan and cook, stirring continuously, for 2-3 minutes or till it starts to bubble and boil. Do not allow it to become too thick.
  • Pour into a bowl and whisk to make it frothy. Add nutmeg powder and almond essence.
  • Pour into individual glasses and serve hot.
Moroccan Almond Smoothie and Moroccan Tea

Moroccan Almond Smoothie and Moroccan Tea

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Key Ingredients:

  • Almonds
  • Milk
  • Green tea leaves
  • Fresh mint leaves

Both the smoothie and the tea are very refreshing and rejuvenating

Ingredients

  • Moroccan almond smoothie
  • Almonds, blanched, peeled 1 cup
  • Cold milk 1½ cups
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) powder 1 tsp
  • Sugar 4 tbsps
  • Orange essence 1 tsp
  • Orange zest, grated ¼ tsp
  • Ice cubes as required
  • Seedless apricots, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Moroccan tea
  • Green tea leaves 1 tbsp
  • Fresh mint leaves 10 + to decorate
  • Sugar 2 tbsps

Methods

  • To make Moroccan almond smoothie, grind almonds to a paste in a mixer.
  • Add milk, cinnamon powder, sugar, orange essence and orange zest and ice cubes and blitz for 2-3 minutes till it becomes a smooth and frothy. Transfer into a jar and refrigerate before serving.
  • Put some apricots in tall glasses, pour the smoothie over and serve chilled.
  • To make Moroccan tea, heat 2 cups water in a non-stick pan, add green tea leaves and mint leaves and mix well.
  • Add sugar, mix and boil.
  • Strain into a serving glasses, decorate with mint leaves and serve hot.