Pudina Rice (Mint flavoured Rice)


Pudina/Mint is a popular ingredient in several foods and beverages, there is no denying that mint tastes good and healthy too, whether you use it in juice, food, candy, toothpaste or something else.

During summer mint leaves are widely used in several things because of its coolant act, So in these hot days, my kitchen is also good fragrance with fresh mint leaves and by having inspiration from lots of recipes, i am also using mint in my recipe as well.

Its mint flavored rice, a super tasty and easy recipe. During summers you can have this dish in lunch or dinner as per your choice. You can also add mixed veggies to make this dish more flavorful and healthy too. So lets begin to prepare this flavourful recipe now…

Ingredients

1 medium bowl cooked rice
1 onion (finely chopped)
1 green chillies (finely chopped)
1 table spoon lemon juice
1 table spoon clarified butter or cooking oil
1/2 small bowl mixed vegetables (frozen)
1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds
2 pieces of green cardamom
1 piece star anise
2 cloves
1 small piece of cinnamon
1 tea spoon coriander powder
Salt to taste
2 table spoon water
1 small bowl mint paste

Ingredients for mint paste

1 cup mint leaves
2 green chillies
1 inch ginger piece
1 tea spoon lemon juice
1/3 tea spoon black salt
Pinch of asafoetida
Ground all mint paste ingredients together and convert them into paste.

1. Firstly we need to heat a pan on medium flame and add cumin seeds and whole spices in it.

2. When the whole spices turns slightly brown, add onion in it and saute until it also becomes light brown in color.

3. Now add frozen mixed vegetables in it and saute them for about 1 to 2 minutes.

4. Now add all spices and salt in it and saute about a minute.

5. Now add mint paste in it and let it cook on slow flame about 2 to 3 minutes, then add rice and 2 tablespoon of water in it and mix all gently with light hands.

5. On low flame, cover this pan with a lid and let it simmer for a minute and then turn off the flame.

6. Add 1 table spoon lemon juice in it and mix gently without mashing the rice.

7. Now super tempting Pudina Rice is ready to be served… this rice is best served with plain yogurt or laban!

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Blue Fruit Punch/ Hawaiian Punch (Mocktail)


There are multiple ways of making blue fruit puch drink and this is one of best and super quick way to prepare hawaiian drink.

This is perfect for family gatherings since it is non-alcoholic drink and kids approved beverage. Moreover it will explore and show your creativity through this cool drink as different from normal routine drink.

 

Ingredients

1 can sprite
2 tablespoon hawaiian punch/blue fruit punch
1 table spoon lime juice
4 to 5 frozen blueberries

Instructions

1. For this refreshing drink, we need to take two tall glasses and now add equal amount of blue fruit punch, lime juice and sprite in both glasses.

2. Now slightly stir together and then add frozen blueberries and some ice cubes in this drink and serve immediately.

Fruit Salad


 

In such health conscious world today, fruits are most real, authentic and trustworthy resource. Fruits are not important just because of their naturality or because of their color but for their unique nutrition profile that helps human body free from diseases and keep it healthy. Today i am going to share an easy peasy healthy fruit salad recipe. Fruit salad is one of those things you can literally just throw together and it will taste good. Fruits options are endless and just as delicious, so you can add or remove fruits as your taste in this recipe…so lets get prepare..

Ingredients

2 cups bite sized fruit pieces or thin sliced
1/3 tea spoon black salt
1/3 tea spoon chat masala
1 table spoon lime juice
Some fresh mint leaves

Instructions

1. Add all fruits, spices, lime juice and mint leaves together in a large bowl.

2. Gently toss with a spatula then let sit in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes or serve immediately if using bananas and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Now enjoy this healthy summer treat with your family..😊

Greek Yogurt Parfait


Greek Yogurt Parfait


So here comes the perfect recipe for this summer – Greek yogurt contains a high quantity of probiotic bacteria, which is essential for the wellbeing of your natural flora.

It is completely a healthy combo pack for our body, it is high in protein, calcium, magnesium and as well vitamin D, which helps for stay healthy during the hot summer period. It’s always complicated to find somethings that is so tasty and still healthy… So my todays recipe is a combo pack of health and taste too.


This is one of the perfect and healthy dessert during summers. I have used granola honey oats and fresh mixed berries for this dessert, you can use any flavour of granola and fruits according to your taste.

These all things keeps you energetic and feel full for whole day. So lets enjoy the summer with this healthy Parfait.


Ingredients

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
150 grams mixed berries
1 table spoon pure honey
1/2 cup honey granola
Half banana (sliced)

Instructions

1. Firstly wash the berries and take two glasses for Parfait.

2. Layer yogurt, granola, berries, honey and banana in a glass.

3. Alternate layers of granola and fruits with yogurt until glasses are filled to the top.

Serve delicious Greek Yogurt Parfait immediately to keep granola crunchy and tasteful.

Mango Lassi


Mango Lassi

Lassi is a very healthy, digestive and refreshing, North Indian drink to have in the summers. Normal and easiest version always is the plain one but hard to maintain the consistency of taste and that is how flavored lassi came into the picture.

Kids are always into some specific flavors which are working in all categories like Chocolate, Mango, Vanilla etc but Mango is the favorite option during summer. Mango lassi is not best just because of its taste but best for health also as it contains lot of healthy fats and Vitamins as well. So this mango lassi is a perfect combo of health pack. The best time to drink this lassi is breakfast time or it is best option during fast because it keeps your body energetic full of day.

Ingredients
1 cup fresh plain yogurt (chilled)
1/2 cup milk (chilled)
350 gram chopped ripe mango
2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

1. To prepare mango lassi, add all ingredients together in a blender jar.

2. Blend this mixture for about one to two minutes or puree until smooth..
Serve immediately..Enjoy😊

Oats & Potato Emojis


Oats & Potato Emojis


Kids are obsessed with Emojis and snacks as well so in this recipe i am trying to prepare emojis snack with little healthy version which includes oats, it provides great flavor along with their attractive looks.

Oats & Potato Emojis Recipe… is perfect starter recipe for anytype of small party like kitty party and especially for kids birthday party. This quick snack recipe is loved by people of all age groups.

These are made from Oats and Potato mixture and because of that, these are very crunchy from out side and soft from inside.

Ingredients
1/3 cup oats
1/4 cup bread crumbs
2 boiled & peeled potato (medium size)
2 table spoon corn starch
Black pepper powder as to taste
Salt as to taste
Oil for deep frying

Instructions

1. To prepare Oats & Potato emojis we need to heat a pan on medium flame, add oats into it and dry roast until it turn light brown in color.

(Oats powder)

2. After roasting, keep aside to cool and then with the help of mixer grinder, grind it to coarse powder and set aside.

3. Now take a big bowl, add potato in it and mash them finely or you can also grate them.

4. Now add oats powder, corn starch, bread crumbs, salt and pepper in it and mix well.

5. Cover and keep this mixture into refrigerator for about 15 to 30 minutes.

6. Now place a parchment paper on the flat surface and keep this mixture over the parchment paper and flatten it with the help of tapping fingers. You can also flat them with the help of rolling pin.

7. Evenly flat the dough and cut circles out of them and give the shapes like emoji then fry them until they becomes golden in color. Remove them and place them on absorbent paper.


Oats & Potato emojis are ready to be serve…serve them along with your favourite sauce or chutney….enjoy😊

Delicious Mango Ice-Cream


Delicious Mango Ice-Cream

(With just 3 ingredients)

There are many ways to prepare Mango Ice-Cream and i am sharing here the easiest one.
Its a basic recipe but smile and excitement on kids face going to tell you all about the worth of that basic flavour. You can serve this creamy mango ice cream plain or you can top it with some chopped dry fruits. I am using pistachios, mint leaves and honey to garnish it.

So lets begin to prepare easy creamy Mango ice cream.

Ingredients

200 ml low fat whipped cream
80 gm condensed milk
1 cup fresh ripe mango puree

Instructions

1. To prepare Mango ice-cream, firstly we need to whip the cream. For whipping we need chilled bowl and chilled beater before beating the cream. Then start beating the cream until it turns fluffy.

2. Now add condensed milk and mix well.

3. Now take a container or box and add this mixture in it, then add mango puree in it and again mix it well (for dark colour, you can use yellow food color). cover and keep it into the freezer at least for 4 to 5 hours.

4. Once frozen, take a ice-cream cup or any server, scoop the ice-cream and garnish it as your choice or serve as it is… Enjoy😊