Summer – The best way to beat the heat is through ones diet. It is the time to let go of fatty foods and greasy and spicy gravies and Switch to light meals and seasonal veggies and seasonal fruits to stay cool and refreshed. An important point to remember during the summer months is to stay hydrated. Therefore, include a lot of body cooling beverages and rehydrating soups that will also help in providing your body the much needed vitamin and mineral doses. Picking seasonal veggies and fruits like lauki, mangoes, watermelon, muskmelon, ice apple is also crucial because they are needed to keep the body cool. You can also have watery vegetables like bottle gourd, ridge gourd, ash gourd, snake gourd etc in a curry / kootu format with rice or roti. Include lot of cucumbers to your daily diet. And moreover if you get fresh tender coconut you can have that water and the coconut pulp which soothes your stomach and cures digestive disorders. If you get nungu/ iceapple you are blessed, during summer you get iceapple in the road side shop its a super coolant and also juicy.
Drinking water is the best way to stay hydrated during scorching summers. Especially if you go out in sun often, never forget to carry a bottle of water with you. Drink loads of water to keep yourself fresh and cool. Eating whole cut fruits is better than drinking their juice though it does the cooling effect. Since you will also be getting the fiber you need for the day, by eating fruits, which is vital to store water within digestive system in summer.
A must include to your diet this season.
- Drink Plenty of water
- Stock up on Fresh Coconut Water / iceapple
- Eat Fresh Fruits & Make Fresh Fruit Juices, Lassi, Butter milk etc
Muskmelon Punch – Summer treat – Thick creamy and crunchy muskmelon Punch – Rich and thick shake
Muskmelon punch is a treat for the summer season. Musk melon one of the seasonal fruits during this summer which has lot of health benefits. Muskmelon punch is one of the best summer coolers made with seasonal fruit. They help relieve indigestion and have a soothing effect on the digestive system. They are rich sources of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium and fiber which help prevent constipation. #muskmelon #muskmelonpunch #summer #thickshake I have served this muskmelon punch in the fruit outer shell itself. This looks awesome and feel fresh to have it. So while taking the muskmelon pulp out take it gently and leave a thin layer of fruit inside.
INGREDIENTS for muskmelon punch
- 1 medium Muskmelon
- 1 glass chilled milk
- 3 tsp Sugar / சர்க்கரை
- 100 ml fresh cream
- Mixed nuts almonds pistas and cashews
Palakkad Kerala special Kulukki Sarbath | Spiced shaken lemonade – Summer drink – cookingmypassion
Palakkad Kerala special Kulukki Sarbath. Spiced shaken lemonade to beat this summer. In Malayalam Kulukki means shaken, Sarbath means drink. Instead of mixing the drink it is shaken rigorously with all the ingredients for a minimum of 5 seconds and served. Kulukki Sarbath is a natural coolant drink.
Ingredients for Kulukki Sarbath
- 1 lemon
- 1 green chilly
- Mint leaves
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Chilled water
- Basil seeds optional
Enjoy this summer with this refreshing drink.
Kulfi or Qulfi – frozen dairy dessert – Easy and delicious kulfi – kids favourite summer special
Delicious kulfi – summer special kids favourite kulfi with dry nuts. Easy and delicious instant kulfi made with milk icecream powder. very easy and any one can try at home.
Ingredients for instant kulfi
- 1 litre milk
- 200gms icecream powder
- 200gms sugar
- 2 tbsp butter
- Mixed nuts
Holi – Royal Falooda with rose syrup, dry nuts, mixed fruits, vannila icecream – Enjoy this summer
Holi special colorful Royal falooda #holi #royalfalooda Royal falooda everyone’s favourite dessert. In this summer do try this falooda recipe and enjoy with your family and friends. In this royal falooda we added more dry nuts, mixed fruits etc which is even healthy for the kids who doesn’t have fruits usually. They eat it with this icecream. The flavor of the rose syrup is extraordinary which gives rich color and taste to this royal falooda. Enjoy this summer. Be cool and chill.
Ingredients Royal falooda
- Rose syrup
- Tutti frooti
- Sabja seeds
- Falooda semia
- Mixed fruits
- Mixed nuts
- Vannila icecream
How to make Strawberry milk shake – Summer special kids favourite milk shake with chilled milk
Rich and creamy Strawberry milk shake with chilled milk, strawberry and icecream. Kids favourite summer special milk shake. #milkshake #strawberrymilkshake #strawberry #summerspl
Ingredients for Strawberry milk shake
- 2-3 tsp sugar
- Chilled milk 500 ml
- Strawberry icecream
Virgin Mojito | Mocktails | Watermelon | Lemon | Blue Curacao | Trending Recipes !!! summer drinks !
#mocktails #mojito #virginmojito #bluecuracao #watermelon #lemon Energetic Refreshing Summer drinks
A mocktail is a cocktail without the liquor. Instead, juices, sodas, infused waters and many other non-alcoholic ingredients, mixed in just the right ratios, provide flavor. What is Virgin Mojito? It is a refreshing drink which is made with the combination of lemon juice, peppermint, mint leaves, sugar, salt, ice and sprite. Virgin Mojito is a Non Alcoholic take on the classic Mojito Drink. It’s a refreshing mocktail and perfect to be served for parties. Here is how to make it. With the perfect summer ingredients such as mint leaves, peppermint and lemon, every one just loves to sip on this one during the summer.
It is also very popular all over the world, and you will find it on the menu of almost all the Indian and Continental restaurants. People have it as a starters and also after a heavy meal. As the Summers has already begin, you must give this drink a try and if you do, don’t forget to provide comments. Please do share with your friends and family.
#summer,#summervibes, #summertime, #summerfun, #summeriscoming,#summer2021
Nungu Payasam – Ice apple Kheer – Summer Special – Namma ooru trending recipes !!!
Nungu payasam , ice apple kheer, Palmyra fruit kheer
Prepared with nungu Milk Coconut milk Sugar Dry nuts.
Though ice apple contains minimal amount of fibre, it has vitamin A, C, B7, K and iron that are extremely essential for health. *Nungu has minerals, sodium and potassium that help regulate fluids in the body and quench thirst. It also helps prevent dehydration which can be a prominent health issue during summer. It is a natural coolant for the body.
Benefits Of Nungu (Palmyra Palm Fruit):
- The fruit is a natural coolant for the body.
- The fruit contains vitamin A, B and also Vitamin C in the form of ascorbic acid.
- It is rich in minerals too. Minerals such as Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Phosphorus and Zinc are found in the fruit.
- The pulp from the mature fruit is used to cure Dermatitis.
- It is also known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.
- It has been used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting and also worm infestation.
- It has also been used as an expectorant and as a laxative.
- The pulp of the fruit is known to cure a number of inflammatory conditions of the skin.
- The sap is used as a tonic, laxative, for treating ulcers and liver problems.
Where to find Nungu in India
Street vendors readily sell the fruit in the summertime. Outside of these months, You find street vendors selling nungu here and there. Nungu grows in the dry, tropical regions of mid and southern India. The trees are ubiquitous throughout Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, and Kerala.
Jackfruit Icecream – Summer Special – Kids favorite recipe – Trending jackfruit recipes this summer
Jackfruit – The flesh and seeds of jackfruit are considered as a cooling and nutritious tonic . Jackfruit has abundance of important minerals . It is rich in magnesium, which is important for the absorption of calcium and helps strengthen the bones and prevents bone-related disorders such as osteoporosis. With jackfruit you can make many sweets and desserts. You can make jackfruit halwa, jackfruit kheer, jackfruit icecream etc.
Summer special Watermelon halwa – kids favorite – Trending recipes this summer
“Watermelon ka halwa that is tarbooj halwa is made using the fruit/ rind of the watermelon. A fruit halwa recipe for a delightful summer dessert that you can relish post-meal.
Have you tried watermelon halwa? Check out the recipe
Tender coconut payasam | Kheer | Enjoy this summer – Elaneer payasam – trending recipe in marriage
Nowadays in most of the marriage function we see people serving elaneer payasam. It has become more famous becaouse of the taste and its nutritious benefits. It is a traditional cold dessert enjoy the authentic taste. Check out the ingredients to make this delightful dessert post meal.
Tender coconut payasam or Kheer Ingredients
- Tender coconut 3 with water and pulp
- Milk 500 ml
- Condensed milk 200g
- Coconut milk 300 ml
- Sugar 4 tbsp
- Cardamon powder Cashews, raisins and almonds