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October 17, 2017

Cornflakes Mixture Without Oil – Kellogg's Corn Flakes Mixture / Chivda

Cornflakes mixture using Kellogg’s corn flakes. It is made without deep frying in oil. Recently my daughter Raksha tasted this cornflakes chivda in her friend’s house. She told me to try it for Diwali. I asked her friend’s mom for the recipe and tried it today. Its a very easy, quick and healthy snack as it has very less oil. Kids & adults would love this for sure.Its quiet additive !
Kellogg's cornflakes mixture
Many of us buy corn flakes cereals (Kelloggs or Kwality brand) for breakfast. If you have it in hand, you can make this corn flakes mixture in the next 10 minutes. You can pack this for your kids snack box or for their teatime after coming back from school. It can be stored for 2 to 3 days without losing its crispness. Friends, diwali is incomplete without mixture recipe. If you have not done any mixture recipe, you can try it now. Try this easy, low calorie Kellog’s corn flakes mixture at home and surprise your family.Check out the video recipe below.

Cornflakes mixture recipe without oil

Cornflakes mixture


Cornflakes mixture Low calorie cornflakes mixture recipe using Kellogg's Cornflakes with less oil!
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Snacks
Serves: 4.5 cups
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

  • Kellogg's corn flakes - 2 cups (Original, plain flavor)
  • Roasted peanuts – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Cashew nuts - 2 tbsp (broken, optional)

To temper
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 /2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp ( add 1.5 tsp for more spiciness)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Chat masala – 1/4 tsp(optional)
  • Sugar – 1/4 tsp
  • Dry grapes/Raisins – 1 tbsp (optional, add if your kids like it)
METHOD

  • In a kadai, heat oil and splutter mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds. Add roasted peanuts, curry leaves and mix well.
corn flakes mixture step1
  • Lower the flame completely and add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and sugar. Mix well.
Corn flakes mixture
  • Lastly add the cornflakes and mix well in low flame till its coated with chilli ppowder. Check for taste and add 1/2 tsp more chilli powder at this stage, mix well and switch off the flame.
corn flakes mixture step2
  • Store in a box after the mixture cools down. Stays crispy and good for 2-3 days when stored in an air tight box.

    Note
    • Do not use raw corn flakes for this recipe. You should deep fry it or microwave before making mixture.
    • I used Kellogg’s brand corn flakes cereals,original flavor. 
    • Adjust the quantity of chilli powder as per taste. But keep the flame low while adding chilli powder else it will burn.
    • For variations, you can add raisins and cashews. Saute raisins till it bulges. I din’t use as my daughter doesn’t like it.
    • You can also add little chaat masala for more flavor.
    Try this easy, yummy, low calorie corn flakes mixture for this Diwali & kids lunch box. !
    Kellogg's corn flakes mixture
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    September 7, 2017

    Birthday Party Recipes Menu Ideas – Indian Party Food Items List

    List of Indian food ideas for kids birthday party recipes menu at home / vegetarian food items list for birthday party dinner & Lunch – Organizing Children’s birthday party is really a challenging task for parents. Some people love to conduct an elaborate dinner or lunch party and some prefer to make a simple tea party by just providing cake and snacks based on their budget.

     Most of the people wish to keep the party in the evening or in the afternoon if its a weekend. Since its a kids party, many people stick to vegetarian menu if they have a mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian guests.

    Be it a simple snacks party or an elaborate dinner/lunch party, choosing the cake, planning the menu, decoration of home/ party hall and arrangements would be tough for many especially beginners.

    Indian Birthday party menu list 
    So I have tried my best to help you choose the party menu. Birthday party food items should be attractive, kids friendly and healthy at least to some extent. Not just for kids, menu should be appealing to adults as well. Long back I had shared a simple kids birthday party menu idea after getting inspired from one of my friend’s party.

    After I made that post, I too got the confidence and started conducting simple birthday party at home for Raksha’s birthday. I got many mails from my readers to post more related to this topic. So today I have come up with the list of kids friendly, birthday party menu items list for Indian kids to help parents like me. I have also linked the recipes for reference. Its purely a vegetarian menu but you can find both South Indian & North Indian recipes.

    Non-vegetarians, please excuse me. You can get some ideas from this list and make fries, gravies, biryani with chicken, mutton and egg. I took the help of my friend Shalini to frame this list. As we live in apartments, we have the chance of attending many parties. Shalini is in US now. Being in abroad, her friends conduct some potluck, get together and parties during weekends to meet people and build relationships. So she could help me well with her own ideas.

     I have also got some menu ideas from my school moms friends. With the help of this list, you can decide the party menu based on your budget. You can cook the food on your own or buy from outside/ restaurants.You can also opt to make Jain food without using onion and garlic.


    All these pictures shared in this post are the ones I collected for years. The picture given below is the simple decoration I made at home for Raksha’s birthday party.

    Birthday party decoration ideas

    I have categorized this list as Starters/Appetizers, Main course, Dessert, Drinks & Beverages that are suitable and loved by kids from 3 to 10 years. Basically kids love to have foods based on tomato, paneer, sweet corn, cauliflower, baby corn, bread, cheese and fruits. So I have given most of the dishes using these ingredients. These recipes would be surely a winner among the kids. 

    Friends, do make your own permutations and combinations according to your kids preferences and frame the party menu. Hope you all find this list useful. Do leave a few words in the comment section and help me with your suggestions for more recipes and a few words of appreciation to motivate me if you find this post helpful. Ok, lets move on to the list of birthday party menu ideas ! Friends, do help me by sharing your thoughts and more recipes to include in this list.


    Birthday party menu

    In the above picture, you can find a sample of simple snacks party and the lunch party menu. If you are inviting kids without parents, you can give a simple party by giving a drink, starter/snacks, cake and a dessert. Finger foods is the best option for kids below 10 years. Skip the main course. To make it even more simple, you can just finish it with cake & samosa or veg puffs.  If you are inviting adults/parents, then you can go for wider options. Birthday party should be more of fun, hassle free and memorable. So you can arrange for small games, magic shows, music, dance to make the party more interesting.

    Do refer my Simple birthday menu post to get some ideas on how to conduct the party & gifting for kids. I have also shared a sample menu at the end of this post to get some idea.

    Also check out my Indian potluck party recipes menu if interested.

    Drinks/ Beverages/Welcome Drinks

    Starter/Appetizer/ Snacks

    Main course

    Salad

    • Sweet corn salad
    • Mixed Fruit salad
    • Kosambari
    • Vegetables with dip/ hummus
    • Fruits on skewers

    Dessert

    Sample menu for simple birthday party

    • Orange juice
    • A slice of Birthday cake
    • Mini samosa with ketchup or Veg puffs or cashew pakoda
    • Gulab Jamun

    Sample menu for Dinner or Lunch party buffet

    • Any aerated drink or Fruit punch for welcome drink
    • Tomato soup/Sweet corn soup
    • French fries or aloo tikki or kabab with tomato sauce/green chutney
    • Gobi manchurian
    • Roti / Naan / Kulcha
    • Paneer butter masala or Mixed veg gravy
    • Dal tadka
    • Dum aloo or baby potato gravy
    • Veg Dum Biryani with raita
    • Plain rice, rasam, fryums
    • Curd and pickle
    • Gulab jamun
    • Carrot halwa
    • Ice cream
    • Fruit salad
    • Paan/ Beeda

    POINTS TO NOTE

    • Pastries are better than the cream cakes. So choose the cake accordingly.
    • Make less spicy food as you are cooking for kids. Parents will adjust/ compensate about the taste.
    • Kids prefer deep fried foods for starters. Gobi 65 or manchurian is the best choice.
    • They love the food more if its cheese, paneer and potato based.
    • Kids love to have poori more than roti.
    • Most of the kids love paneer butter masala and potato, peas kurma more than mixed vegetable kurma.
    • Always keep some plain rice, dal and rasam to tackle fussy kids.
    • If you arrange for dinner party, make some idli too.
    • Its always better to avoid aerated drinks like pepsi, 7up etc. You can give some fruit juices instead. No problem even if its store bought.
    • Gulab jamun would be the best dessert for Kids. No kid would say NO.
    • Ice cream is also a must for kids.
    • Keep some hot water ready. Many kids are allergic to cold stuffs like ice cream , chocolate and cakes. So you can tell the parents to give them hot water immediately after they eat ice cream/chocolates to prevent from cold, fever. I am sure this tip works.
    • Finally, do not force your kids to eat everything in the plate. Most of the kids love to eat the cake, starter and dessert. Do not worry about it. Parents can feed them later at their house if needed.
    Hope this list helps you to decide the menu quickly. Thanks for visiting this page !

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    August 7, 2017

    Cheese Garlic Bread Recipe Without Oven – Garlic Cheese Toast On Tawa

    Easy cheese garlic bread recipe on tawa with step by step photo and video. This instant garlic bread recipe without oven was in my try list for years. Sendhil is a big fan of Pizza hut and Dominos style garlic bread. So I wanted to try garlic bread from scratch at home. But before that, I thought of trying this easy, homemade garlic bread recipe using regular white bread. I watched few YouTube video recipes and tried this easy and instant cheese garlic toast for our Sunday breakfast. I tried on dosa tawa as it would be quick to make. It can be served as breakfast, dinner or for evening snacks after the kids come back from school.
    Cheese garlic bread recipe without oven

    Actually I tried a toast in microwave as well. But it was slightly chewy in taste. But the ones I made in the pan was really great. The corners were crispy and middle portion was soft with a nice flavor of garlic, butter and cheese. If you are calorie conscious, you can skip the cheese and make it as plain garlic bread. If you wish, you can bake this in convection oven. As you all know, garlic bread tastes the best only when served hot. So it doesn’t suit for lunch box. You can make this for kids breakfast, dinner or evening snacks. Ok, lets see how to make homemade cheese garlic bread without oven with step by step photos and video.

    Garlic cheese toast on tawa



    Instant cheese garlic bread recipe without oven



    Cheese garlic bread without oven

    How to make easy, instant cheese garlic bread recipe

    Indian
    Breakfast/Dinner
    6 nos


    Ingredients (1 cup - 250ml)

    • White Bread Or Wheat Bread - 6 slices
    • Butter - 1/4 cup (At room temperature)
    • Garlic cloves - 5 to 6 nos
    • Red Chilli Flakes - 1 tsp
    • Salt - 1/8 tsp
    • Grated cheese - 1 cup (I used Amul Mozarella cheese)
    • Oregano + Basil seasoning - to sprinkle
    • Butter or olive oil - to grease

    How to make garlic bread without oven

    1. Melt 1/4 cup soft butter in a bowl.
    2. Add crushed or grated garlic, salt and chilli flakes to it.
    3. Mix well and apply on one side of bread.
    4. Heat a dosa pan with butter.Cook the garlic spreaded side till golden brown.
    5. Flip the bread and grate cheese on top.
    6. Cover and cook till cheese melts.
    7. Remove, sprinkle seasoning and serve hot!

    Cheese Garlic bread recipe on Tawa - Step by step photo

    • In a wide bowl, take 1/4 cup of soft butter. Melt in microwave or stove top.
    • To the melted butter, add crushed or grated garlic cloves. I used my garlic press and crushed it nicely.
    • Add salt, red chilli flakes and mix well. Apply this garlic spread on one side of the bread slice.
      Easy Cheese garlic bread on tawa
    • Heat a dosa pan and drop the garlic spread side facing down. Cook till golden in low to medium flame. Apply melted butter or olive oil on the other side.
      Easy Cheese garlic bread on tawa
    • Flip the bread slice. Keep the flame very low. Grate cheese on the top.Cover and cook in low to medium flame till cheese melts and sides become crispy. Remove, sprinkle oregano,basil seasoning and serve hot.
      Easy cheese garlic bread recipe

    Notes

    • For low calorie version, you can skip cheese and use olive oil instead of butter.
    • Add more cheese if making for kids.
    • You can bake in convection oven at 180c for 12 to 15 minutes.
    • You can also add pepper powder in addition to chilli flakes.

    Try this easy, instant cheese garlic bread recipe at home and enjoy !

    Easy garlic bread on tawa
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    July 17, 2017

    Masala Idli Recipe – How To Make Masala Idli Fry – Leftover Idli Recipes

    Masala idli fry is an easy, kids friendly recipe that can be made using leftover idli.We can prepare this idli fry with fresh mini idli too. It can be served as breakfast, dinner or as an evening snack for kids. Usually I make South Indian, Tamilnadu style masala idli fry. This time I prepared it in North Indian style adding Pav bhaji masala powder.Actually speaking, recipe of masala idli varies from place to place.It can also be prepared in a simple way adding garam masala powder or fennel powder.

    masala idli recipe
    As this is my first attempt in North Indian style, I followed this recipe from Spice up the curry & Red Chilly and tried for our breakfast. I adjusted the spice level as per my family’s taste. It came out really well.  Sendhil & myself loved it a lot. I hope Raksha will like it too. If making for kids, you can try the same with deep fried idli pieces. This recipe is a great way to use the leftover idli. You can also add vegetables like finely chopped carrot, cooked peas along with capsicum  to make this dish more healthy and colorful ! Now lets see how to make Indian style masala idli at home using leftover idli with step by step photos & video.

    Do check out my other leftover idli recipes like Chilli Idi, Idli manchurian, South Indian style masala idli, Pepper idli and Idli upma recipe.


    How to make masala idli




    Masala idli - How to make masala idli - Leftover Idli recipes

    Masala idli / how to make masala idli

    How to make masala idli recipe using leftover idli

    Indian

    Main

    2


    Ingredients  (1 cup = 250ml)

    • Idli – 5 nos
    • Big onion - 1 no (Finely chopped)
    • Capsicum - 1/4 no (Finely chopped)
    • Ginger - 1/2 tsp (-do-)
    • Garlic - 1/2 tsp (-do-)
    • Ripe tomato - 2 nos
    • Salt & water - as needed
    • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
    • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
    • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
    • Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
    • Pav bhaji masala powder - 3/4 tsp to 1 tsp
    • Coriander leaves - to garnish
    • Lemon juice - If needed
    • Sugar - a pinch (optional)
    • Ghee - 2 tsp

    How to make the recipe

    1. Chop the leftover idli into big cubes.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai. Temper cumin seeds. Saute onion, ginger, garlic and tomato.
    3. Add all the spice powders, salt and mix well.
    4. Add 1/4 cup of water to the masala and boil for a minute.
    5. Lastly add the idli cubes, mix gently to coat the masala.
    6. Garnish with coriander leaves. Sprinkle ghee & lemon juice if needed.Serve hot !

    Masala idli recipe - How to make masala idli fry - Step by step pictures

    • Take the leftover idli and chop into big cubes. You can chop each idli into 8 or 9 pieces.Set aside.
      Masala idli recipe
    • Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter cumin seeds. Saute onion, capsicum, garlic and ginger pieces. After onion becomes transparent,add tomato and saute for a minute.
      Masala idli recipe
    • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala powder, sugar and mix well. Saute till tomato becomes mushy. Add 1/4 cup of water and boil for 2 minutes till masala becomes semi dry.
      masala idli recipe
    • Lastly add the idli cubes, mix gently without breaking.Coat the idli with masala. If masala has more water content, idli will break. So make sure masala is almost dry. Mix idli & cook for a minute.Switch off the flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, few tsp of ghee and sprinkle some lemon juice. Mix well and serve hot!
      Masala idli recipe
    • Mash few banana pieces and cook for 2 minutes in low flame. Switch off the flame, sprinkle lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves if desired.I did not add it.Remove and serve with rice.

    Note:

    • Adjust the quantity of pav bhaji masala powder as per your spice level.
    • Make sure the tomato masala mixture is semi dry before adding idli pieces.




    Try this easy, kids friendly recipe at home and enjoy :)
    Masala idli recipe

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    June 15, 2017

    Bread Pizza Recipe On Tawa,Oven, Microwave With Video

    Bread pizza recipe on tawa, oven, microwave(with video)
    Vegetable Bread Pizza is an easy and quick breakfast and snack recipes for kids.It tastes good with or without cheese.Actually Bread pizza can be made in 3 ways.It can be made without oven ie. in dosa tawa ( Stove top) or it can be baked in convection oven or microwave if you have at home. All are easy to make and tastes good in its own way.Its a great idea to use the leftover bread slices. I feel tawa and microwave options are easier as it takes less time to cook than baking in convection oven. But we should do it carefully as the chances of burning is more.This morning I prepared bread pizza recipe on stove top, oven and microwave just to make this post. I have shared all of the 3 methods below with a short video. Choose & try whichever is convenient to youHappy. I have used store bought pizza sauce and pizza seasoning/ spice mix. You can make it  just by using tomato ketchup & pepper powder. To make a pucca Indian version, sprinkle some garam masala powder or tandoori masala powder, marinated paneer cubes if you have in hand. You can top with lots of cheese for kids & without cheese if making for you & your husband ( If you are calorie conscious)Winking.Adding grated mozzarella cheese is just for attracting kids because taste of this pizza comes from the sauce, mixed vegetables and spice mix.Just play around with your favorite veg and non-veg toppings and enjoy it. Now lets see how to make this easy and simple recipe for vegetable bread pizza without oven( on tawa), microwave and convection methods with step by step photos and video.

    Bread pizza on tawa

    How to make bread pizza on tawa, oven and microwave


    How to make bread pizza on tawa, oven and microwave Easy, yummy, kids friendly bread pizza recipe on tawa/stove top, convection oven and microwave methods
    Cuisine: Indian
    Category: Kids Recipes Indian
    Serves: 5
    Prep time: 10 Minutes
    Cook time: 10 Minutes
    Total time: 20 Minutes


    Ingredients

    1 cup - 250ml
    • Bread slices - 5 nos
    • Grated Cheese - 1/2 cup to 1 cup ( I used Amul Mozzarella cheese)
    • Capsicum - 1 no ( finely chopped)
    • Big onion - 1 no ( finely chopped)
    • Ripe tomato - 1 no ( finely chopped)
    • Black Olives - 5 nos ( sliced)
    • Boiled Sweet corn - 1/4 cup ( optional)
    • Pizza sauce or paste sauce or schezwan chutney - as needed ( I used pizza sauce around 3-4 tbsp)
    • Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
    • Salt - a pinch
    • Chilli flakes - 1 tsp ( optional)
    • Oregano mix or pizza seasoning mix - 1 tsp

    • Butter - to grease the tawa & bread

    Method

    1. To make bread pizza, wash and chop all the vegetables finely. Grate the cheese and keep aside.Take a bread slice and apply butter on both the sides.Keep in a plate.
      Bread pizza recipe without oven
    2. In a wide bowl, mix all the finely chopped vegetables, pepper powder, salt and pizza seasoning mix.Keep it ready.
      Take the bread slice and apply the pizza sauce on one side.Spread the mixed vegetables. Top with grated cheese. You can either cook them on tawa/pan, microwave or bake in convection oven.
      Bread pizza recipe without oven
    3. Bread pizza in tawa : Heat a dosa tawa and apply some butter. Keep the loaded bread slice.Cover cook in very low flame for 3-4 minutes or until the cheese melts.Remove in a plate and serve hot. Cover cook is very important. If you don’t cover cook, cheese won’t melt and bottom of bread slice may burn.
      Bread pizza on tawa / Bread pizza without oven
    4. Bread pizza in microwave : Place the bread slice in microwave and cook in high power( mine is 800w) for 1 minute or until cheese melts.If the power is less, it may take 1.5 to 2 minutes. If power is more, it can be done under 1 minute.So keep an eye.
      Bread pizza in microwave
      Bread pizza without oven
    5. Bread pizza in convection oven : Preheat convection oven in 180c. Keep the bread pizza in a baking tray. Bake it for 5 minutes at 180c. Cheese melts and the sides of bread slice turns slightly crispy. Remove and enjoy !
      Bread pizza baked in oven


    Note

    • The quantity of chilli flakes, pizza mix and pepper powder depends on our taste.
    • You can add any number of toppings like paneer, mushroom, jalapeno, sweet corn etc..
    • Do not cook the pizza on open tawa, it takes long time for the cheese to melt.
    • Microwave bread pizza takes very less time to cook.If you keep for more time, pizza would burn.
    Enjoy this easy, yummy bread pizza at home ! Kids would love it for sure !!
    Bread pizza in oven


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    June 2, 2017

    Bread Roll Recipe – Potato Stuffed Crispy Bread Rolls Recipe

    Stuffed potato bread roll recipe
    I have few snacks recipes using bread in my try list for long time. So I started with this bread roll recipe and thought of trying them one by one to share in my blogHappy. This potato stuffed bread roll recipe is a yummy, kids friendly snack with their 2 favorite major ingredients – Potato and bread. Recently I tasted this bread rolls in a simple birthday party conducted in my neighbor’s house.It was a snack party.So she had served this bread roll with tomato sauce/ketchup,a cake slice, store bought potato chips and a glass of store bought drink. Bread roll was crispy outside and soft inside. When I asked about the recipe, she gave a gist about it. After getting the idea from her, I watched a chicken bread roll video in YouTube to find out how to make it crispy. I tried it last week for Raksha and her friends. I made some lemon popsicle too. All of them loved itLove Struck. Myself and Sendhil stopped with one as its deep friedWinking. I guess these aloo bread rolls can be baked as well.  Friends, Do try this easy, kids friendly evening snack & party snack – Indian style Stuffed bread roll at home and enjoy.  Lets see how to make bread roll recipe with step by step photos and video.

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    May 20, 2017

    Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe – How To Make Eggless Vanilla Cake In Pressure Cooker

    Pressure cooker cake recipe
    Eggless vanilla cake using a pressure cooker is my long time pending readers requested recipe. Many readers who tried my eggless cakes using convection oven had requested me to share some eggless cake recipes using a pressure cooker. Long back I had shared an eggless chocolate cake in a pressure cooker. But its procedure and recipe is completely different from the usual cooker cake. I used water in the bottom of cooker instead of salt or sand. Today I have shared the proper & perfect pressure cooker cake using powdered salt. I followed my eggless tutti frutti cake recipe and made it using pressure cooker instead of baking in oven. This simple, eggless cake recipe is made without using condensed milk or butter. Curd and cooking oil are the major ingredients. Cake came out really well, spongy and very soft as expected. The texture of the cake is equally great with the oven ones. There is no much difference in baking time as well. This vanilla sponge cake can be used as the base, decorate it with simple frosting and enjoy for birthday & anniversary celebrations Or it can be relished as simple tea time cake as well.For variations, you can mix in some tutti frutti to make this cake colorful. Friends, do try this cake during this vacation for your kids. I am sure you will get perfect results. I tried frosting the cake using Amul fresh cream.It tasted great but its texture was not so perfect. Soon I will try to make a simple and easy frosting recipe using fresh cream and share here. Lets see how to make eggless vanilla sponge cake in a pressure cooker with step by step pictures and video !
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    May 12, 2017

    Mango Frooti Recipe – How To Make Frooti At Home

    Mango frooti recipe
    Homemade mango frooti recipe with video and step by step pictures. Frooti is my most favorite mango drink since childhood. I guess most of you are like me. On those days, for any small functions at home like birthday party or guest visits, Frooti bottle makes its presence without fail. My mom used to serve it as a welcome drink. Even though there are many soft drinks available in the market, the craze for this store bought mango drinks like Frooti, Maaza or Slice never goes away. But once my family had a bad experience after drinking Frooti in a tetra pack. It must be an old stock I guess. So we stopped buying it and started running miles away whenever I see it in functions or parties. I restrict Raksha & Sendhil too. 

    Last week I bought few alphonso mangoes and a raw mango to try some interesting recipes with it. When I was browsing for it, I saw few homemade Frooti recipe. I never imagined Frooti making process at home would be so easy with very less ingredients and that too without any preservatives. What else I need to try this !. I became very happy and tried it immediately with an over ripen mango which I wanted to finish off. This juice came out yummilicious in taste. It tasted very close to Frooti, Maaza or any store bought mango drink. 

    Sendhil & Raksha loved it and gave a big thumbs up. You can make this as concentrate, refrigerate & store it, add ice cold water to dilute it and drink chilled anytime.The best part is we didn’t get any stomach pain, loose stools, cold/throat infection or fever.

     As everyone says, homemade is always the best !! Now I don’t have to buy the highly priced mango drink from shops anymore. I have tried this drink thrice so far with different mangoes and observed few points.

    To make a perfect homemade Frooti recipe, you must follow this.

    1. Use only Alphonso mangoes. It works the best ! Taste differs for Badami, malgova or Banganapalli mangoes. 2. Mango should be over ripen. Make sure it doesn’t have sour taste. You can clear off the over ripen ( about to decay) mangoes by making this drink. 3. The ratio of ripe mango & raw mango should be 2:1 based on the size of raw mango. Raw mango is just to give mild tanginess. 4. Quantity of sugar differs as per the sweetness of mango. 5. Color of the juice also varies based on the color of mango.

    Now I can confidently prepare this mango juice for my guests.  You too try this recipe in this summer vacation for your kids and family. I am sure your kids will sing  “ Mango Frooti Fresh and Juicy”.

    Ok, Lets see how to make Homemade mango Frooti recipe with step by step pictures and a video !



    Mango Frooti Recipe

    Homemade Mango Frooti Recipe - How to make Frooti drink at home


    Homemade Mango Frooti Recipe - How to make Frooti drink at home Mango Frooti Recipe - How to make mango frooti drink at home without any preservatives and very less ingredients !
    Cuisine: Indian
    Category: Drinks
    Serves: 4 glasses
    Prep time: 10 Minutes
    Cook time: 20 Minutes
    Total time: 30 Minutes


    INGREDIENTS
    1 cup - 250ml
    • Over ripen Alphonso mango - 1 no  (1 cup chopped)
    • Raw mango - 1/2 no (If small sized mango or 1/4 part of big mango) (1/2 cup chopped) 
    • Sugar - 1/4 to 1/2 cup (Adjust)
    • Water - 3 to 4 cups
    • Ice cubes – while serving
    METHOD

    • Wash and peel the skin of raw mango & ripe mango. Chop into pieces.
      Homemade Frooti Recipe
    • In a pressure cooker, take the chopped mango pieces, add 1/3 cup sugar and 2 cups of water ( If you want to make thick concentrate, add 1 cup of  water). Pressure cook in very low flame for 2 whistles or till mango cooks soft.
      Homemade Frooti Recipe
      Homemade Frooti Recipe
    • Open the cooker after the steam is released.Strain it and filter the cooked water. Keep it aside till use.

      Homemade Frooti Recipe 
    • Grind the cooked mango to a pulp without adding water. Mix this pulp with the cooked mango water. Mix well and strain it again to remove the fiber part of mango. Discard the fiber part.
      Homemade Frooti Recipe - How to make mango frooti at home
      Homemade Frooti Recipe
    • Mix the mango juice well and check for taste and thickness. If you want to store as concentrate, pour in a glass bottle and refrigerate it. If serving immediately, add 1/2 to 1 cup water and adjust the consistency. If sugar is less, add little more sugar and mix well. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours till chilled.
      Homemade Frooti Recipe -How to make mango frooti at home
    • Put some ice cubes in a glass and pour the drink. Serve immediately ! This drink stays good for 3 days if refrigerated !

      Enjoy !
    Note
    • Use over ripen alphonso mango for best taste.
    • Adjust the quantity of sugar and water as per taste and desired consistency.
    • Some recipes suggested equal quantity of ripe mango and raw mango. But I feel 2:1 ratio would be fine.

    Enjoy yummy, juicy homemade Mango Frooti !
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