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February 20, 2016

Orange Mocktail Recipe – Summer Drinks Recipes

I make juices & milk shakes with fruits very rarely as we love to eat whole fruits. Recently I had this Orange mocktail in a juice corner. Raksha & myself loved it a lot. She told me to pack it for her school morning break time.So I browsed for mocktail recipes without alcohol and found it from Sharmi’s blog. The combination of Orange juice and lemon juice was perfect. Raksha gave a big thumbs up after drinking it and she told me to make it very often too. I usually make Eggless Orange cake during this fruit season.I am happy that I got yet another interesting recipe using orange fruit. Lets see how to make this non–alcoholic cocktail recipe - Orange Mock tail at home easily.

Orange Mocktail recipe

Orange Mocktail recipe Easy orange mocktail recipe - Non-alcoholic version.
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Drinks
Serves: Serves 1
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 2 Minutes
Total time: 7 Minutes

  • Orange - 2 nos
  • Lemon - 1/2 - 1 no ( adjust)
  • Sugar - 2-3 tbsp
  • Water - as needed
  • Soda water - optional

  • Extract the juice from Oranges.Add lemon juice and mix well.Strain the juice and add required sugar and water.Mix well and check for taste.Add more sugar or water if needed. Serve immediately.
how to make orange mocktail without alcohol
Enjoy !
Enjoy this easy,delicious healthy mocktail at home Happy
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March 25, 2015

Aam Ka Panna Recipe-Raw Mango Drink-Summer Recipes

 aam panna recipe
Aam Panna @Aam ka panna is one of the most popular Summer drinks of North India.It is made using the pulp of cooked Raw mangoes(Kacha Mango) blended with jaggery or sugar along with some spices.It is considered to be the best,healthy beverage/drink to beat Indian summer heat.As green mangoes are rich in source of oxalic acid,Citric acid and malic acid,it is used to treat Gastro intestinal disorders.It is also a good source of Vitamin C,B1,B2.So it is used as a tonic to increase the resistance against tuberculosis,anaemia,Cholera and dysentry.I wanted to start my summer recipes with mangoes.To begin with,i tried this drink today for the first time after referring few recipes from various websites.I came across different versions using smoked raw mangoes and steamed raw mangoes.Some recipes are with sugar & some called for Jaggery.I followed a recipe based on my convenience & family likings.Whatever be the method,making aam panna is so easy and tastes great too.I felt its taste was too close to our South Indian Panagam recipe which we make for Rama Navami.Myself and Sendhil enjoyed a glass of it and we loved it a lot.You can prepare this juice in minutes if u have the panna concentrate ready in hand.Lets see how to prepare this flavorful,popular North Indian drink-Aam Ka Panna/Raw Mango juice recipe.
Check out my other Mango recipes here!
aam panna concentrate

Aam panna recipe

Aam panna recipe Aam panna recipe/Raw mango drink- Healthy North Indian beverage using raw mangoes
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Drinks
Serves: 1.5 cups
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes


  • Raw mango - 2 nos (small round ones, I used one long variety)
  • Jaggery - 1 cup ( heaped) ( Pulp & jaggery ratio is 1:2)
  • Cardamom - 2 nos
  • Black salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper corns – 1/4 tsp
  • Mint leaves – few ( to garnish)

  • Method – 1 : Wash and steam cook the mangoes in a pressure cooker or idli pot.Once its cooked,peel the skin and squeeze the pulp.Take in a plate and keep aside.( I got 1/2 cup of pulp)
Aam panna recipe
  • Method – 2 :Alternatively,u can burn the mangoes over direct flame till it turns like a charcoal.Cook in medium flame and turn it every now and then.Remove when the mango is cooked completely.Discard the burnt skin and take out the pulp.Keep it ready.U can follow this method if u want smoky flavor in the drink.I followed First method as we don’t like smoky flavor in our food.
  • After taking the pulp from the mangoes,measure it in a cup.Take grated jaggery that is twice the measure of mango pulp.In my case,i got 1/2 cup(heaped) of pulp.So i used 1 cup (heaped) of grated jaggery.
Aam panna recipe
  • In a mixie jar,take the pepper corns,roasted cumin powder,Black salt and cardamom seeds.Powder it nicely.To this powder,add jaggery and pulse it twice.
  • Lastly add the mango pulp and grind it well to make a smooth paste.No need to add water.Aam panna concentrate is ready. Remove the paste using a clean spoon and store in a bottle.
Aam panna recipe
  • To make this drink,take 2 tbsp of concentrate and mix in a cup of water(200ml).Check the taste and add more paste or water based on your taste.Enjoy adding few ice cubes and mint leaves.


  • Follow method 1 or 2 based on ur liking.
  • The ratio of mango pulp and jaggery should be 1:2
  • You can also use sugar instead of jaggery.
  • Black salt gives a nice flavor to this don’t skip it.

aam ka panna

Enjoy this flavorful,refreshing drink and beat the heat !
aam ka panna recipe
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April 26, 2014


Avocado milkshake recipe
Avocado milkshake recipe was in my try list for a long time.In Indian juice shops,it is mostly mentioned as butter fruit juice.Based on its consistency u can call it as a juice or milkshake.I tasted this milkshake without condensed in a juice shop recently.It was very nice yes.From then,i wanted to post this recipe in my food book because this is the easiest avocado recipes and it amazing health benefits.As u all know,avocado recipes tastes the best only when the fruit is ripe else u can't even taste a bit of it  and U have to throw the entire dish into the binfrown.Please be careful while buying an avocado.Check out this link on How to choose n buy Avocado if u are buying it for the first time.When u have a ripe avocado in hand,don't forget to try this healthy,easy n tasty milkshake recipe.U'll love its taste.Do check out my super soft avocado paratha and guacamole dip  with its health benefits if u are interested.

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Avocado Milkshake recipe/Butter fruit juice

Avocado milkshake recipe Healthy Avocado milkshake recipe with just 3 ingredients !
Cuisine: Indian Category: Juices Yields: 2-3 Cups
Prep Time: Cook Time: Total Time:

  • Ripe Butter fruit/Avocado - 1/2 no
  • Cold milk - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1- 2 tbsp
  1. Wash and cut avocado into two vertically. U'll find a big seed inside.Remove it and discard.Now scoop out the pulp using a ladle.
  2. Grind it in a mixer or juicer adding sugar or honey &  cold milk.Adjust more or less milk based on the desired consistency.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Serving Size The serving size, in terms of the number of volume or mass
Calories 300
Fat (grams) 25
Cholestrol (milligrams) 0
Saturated Fat (grams) 5
Unsaturated Fat (grams) 15
Trans Fat (grams) 0
Carbohydrate (grams) 15
Protein (grams) 0
Fiber (grams) 16
Sodium (milligrams) 0
Source   :

  • For variations,Use honey in place of sugar.
  • U can also add condensed milk for rich taste.

 Avocado milkshake recipe

Enjoy this healthy,tasty milkshake and stay fit !
Butter fruit juice recipe

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April 2, 2014


Watermelon juice is an effective thirst quencher and coolant to beat the summer heat with amazing health benefits.Though i know this very well,I have never bought this fruit as i had an aversion from my childhood.But now,being a food blogger,i love to try and taste recipes with all vegetables or fruits.So this year i bought watermelon for the first time and prepared this juice.Its basically a low calorie drink but its filling and keeps us energetic & active for hours.Its always good to eat a fruit as it is instead of making juice adding sugar and other sweeteners.We too like that way.But for blogging purpose,i made this simple juice recipe Winking smile.Soon i’ll post an easy salad for summer with watermelon.
watermelon fruit

Watermelon juice recipe

Watermelon juice recipe Watermelon juice recipe to beat the summer heat !
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Juices
Serves: 2-3 cups
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes


  • Watermelon - 1/2 no (medium size)
  • Ice cubes – as needed
  • Sugar or honey - as needed (optional)
  • Pepper powder or chat masala pwd – a pinch

  • Cut the watermelon into slices and remove the seeds.Cut into small cubes and grind it along with sugar or honey if desired.I din’t use sugar as my watermelon itself was very sweet.Add a pinch of chat masala or pepper powder if u wish.Strain the juice and enjoy adding ice cubes!!
watermelon juice step

Enjoy !


  • Its always better to have this fruit as it is.Some kids don’t like to eat.So u can make this juice and try..
  • Consume the juice immediately after u grind.
  • Addition of chat masala or pepper powder is completely optional.
  • I have seen some recipes adding mint leaves,lemon juice and ginger along with watermelon.Do try for variation if u like that flavor.

Serve chilled and fresh ! Enjoy !!

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March 25, 2014



Musk melon juice recipe

Musk melon also known as Cantaloupe/Honey dew/Mash melon in English,Kirni pazham in Tamil,Kekkarikke Hannu in Kannada and Kharbooja in Telugu and Hindi.It is low in calories and a best summer drink..

Last year, i posted musk melon @ Cantaloupe juice recipe from my Mil’s hands.This year, i tried on my own.Here in Bangalore,we get orange colored musk melon.I love that color a lot.As summer is almost in peak,we really feel like having a fresh fruit or juice/ice creams in the noon.So i am trying   lot of juice recipes and planning to share them in my space.

To start with,musk melon is one of the best coolants for summer and a great thirst quencher too.Its health benefits are innumerable.The biggest advantage is that it is low in calories,low in Saturated Fat and very low in Cholesterol.It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Niacin, Vitamin B6 and Folate,and a very good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Potassium.It is good for asthma,diabetes,arthritis,High BP,heart disease and heat strokes.But the only bad thing is that a large portion of the calories in this food come from sugars.So its better to add less sugar while u make the juice to cut down calories.Do try this yummy & healthy summer drink recipe.U’ll feel refreshing Smile..


Musk melon/Cantaloupe

Musk melon juice recipe

Musk melon juice recipe

Musk melon juice recipe Musk melon/Cantaloupe/Kirni pazham juice recipe - Summer special drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Drinks
Serves: 4 cups
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes


  • Musk melon - 1 no (medium)
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice - few drops (optional)
  • Water- as needed
  • Ice cubes - optional

  • Wash and cut the musk melon into two halves.Scoop the seeds out.Remove the pulp using a ladle.

Musk melon juice step2

  • Take them in  a mixie jar,add sugar and lemon juice(if using).Beat well.Check the consistency and add little water if needed.Serve in  a glass adding ice cubes.Enjoy !

Musk melon juice step1


For variations,replace water by boiled and cooled milk to make a milkshake.But add more sugar.Tastes rich.If u add milk,do not add lemon juice.use cardamom powder if needed.
Cantaloupe juice recipe


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January 24, 2014


ABC juice,also called as miracle drink is a very powerful and healthy juice recipe.I wanted to try this since i saw in some websites.This juice is naturally sweet by itself and hence no need to use sugar at all.The recipe is very simple which u can guess easily from the title.This juice is packed with the power of two vegetables and one fruit.It is enriched with all the important vitamins, minerals and fiber content.Before u try this recipe,just go through its amazing health benefits.U would love to have this juice at least once Smile.Its really a miracle drink.For best results,it should be consumed in empty stomach on a long term basis for a minimum of  1- 3 months.

Health benefits

  • It is one of the best supplementary drink for our brain.It enhances the function of brain and sharpens the memory.
  • The drink has a soothing effect on the eyes too. Working for long hours on computers can cause the dryness of the eye. This drink eliminates dryness, redness and tiredness of the eye. It also sharpens the vision.
  • It reduces BP and suppresses the stress harmones.
  • It helps the women in lots of ways.It gives a spotless skin.Helps to reduce pimples and black spots in face.It delays the aging of skin and gives a fresh,radiant look.Women suffering from menstrual pain can take this drink to get relieved of pains and cramps.
  • It effectively maintains the important organs of body such as liver,kidney,eyes,heart,lungs and pancreas.
  • It helps to detoxify the liver,purifies the blood and increases the RBC counts.
  • It is good for cancer patients too.
  • As we all know,carrots and beetroots promote heart health.So these two vegetables along with apple helps to lower the levels of bad cholesterol.
  • It is also good for digestive system.It helps to protect from stomach ulcer.It also regulates the bowel movements and relieves constipation.
  • It boosts the immune system and protects the body from allergies and infections.
  • Above all,this juice is good for weight loss.It gives maximum energy with minimum calories.
How to consume miracle drink
It should be consumed in empty stomach and breakfast should be had one hour after consuming this drink.One can even take it twice a day.One glass in the early morning and one glass in the evening before 5pm.The time period for the miracle drink to work varies from person to person. In some cases taking the drink for a month is enough while in other cases 3 months time is required for the drink to actually start its work. You can make it a part of your daily diet for long term health benefits.



ABC juice recipe

ABC juice recipe ABC juice/Miracle drink with 'n' number of health benefits
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Juice
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes

To grind
  • Juicy apple - 1 no (big)
  • Carrots - 1 no
  • Beetroot - 1/4 no

  • Wash and chop the vegetable and fruits into small pieces.
  • In a mixie jar,grind everything to a smooth paste adding the required water.Do not add more water because the sweetness may reduce.
ABC juice
  • Strain the juice completely and discard the residues.Drink immediately!
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April 8, 2013


Mulam pazham juice

Cantaloupe Or Musk melon in English , Mulam pazham or Kirni pazham in Tamil , Kharbooja in Hindi , kannada – It comes in various colors. But tastes similar..
This is my father’s most favourite summer drinks.When i was a kid , my dad used to buy this juice and compels to me to try once. But me a stubborn girl , never touched itHot smile .Now , being a food blogger , i try & taste varieties of food and juices. Earlier i used to have only black grapes and pomegranate..But now i started to make juice with all seasonal fruits..I wanted to try this musk melon juice for a long time.Recently when i went to my in-laws place,my MIL made this juice for us. For the first time i had that juice and i loved it. Then i felt bad tat i missed this healthy , tasty juice in my childhood days Sad smile. This is one of the best coolants and thirst quencher for summer..My MIL makes thick juice and stores it for 2-3 days by refrigerating it.She adds ice cold water to adjust the consistency at the time of drinking.Its very easy to make and tastes great.

Mozhampazham juice

  • Mulam pazham / musk melon – 1 no  (Big sized)
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup
  • Water – 2 cups

  • Wash and remove the outer skin of musk melon using a knife or aruvaamanai.( we use aruvamanai) .
kirni juice1
  • Cut them in to four halves and remove all the seeds using a spoon or ladle..
kirni juice tile2
  • Now chop them into cube sized pieces. Add sugar and grind well to a smooth paste. Add the required water as per the desired consistency and store in a bottle.
kirni juice tile3
  • Refrigerate it . Add ice cold water , mix well , adjust sugar and drink when needed !!

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