Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Carrot-Beetroot Juice & Spiced Buttermilk/Neer More

Carrot-Beetroot Juice:

Carrot-Beetroot juice is one of the highly nutritious drinks. This drink is exceptionally high in vitamin A, minerals, and other nutrients. The rich color comes from the combination of carrot and beetroot. The color of this juice is what catches the eye first. It has a nice frisky taste to it as it has just the right flavor of tang and sweetness.

Beet Root-1
Ginger- small piece
Mint Leaves- few
Honey-1 tsp(Optional) or Pinch of salt or sugar as per taste.
Peel both beetroot as well as carrots and chop them into slices after washing them.
Dice the fruits and vegetables into a size that is comfortable for the mixer/juicer.
Add the mint leaves, Honey or Pinch of salt or sugar and ginger. Add a little water to make it thinner.
Combine all ingredients in a blender and make puree. Take the juice in a glass and garnish with mint leaves.
Healthy and Delicious Carrot-Beetroot juice is ready to serve.
Spiced Buttermilk:
Spiced Buttermilk is a soothing combination of fresh home made curds,water,fresh curry leaves,crushed ginger,green chillis,salt and a dash of lemon juice. This spice and herb infused drink is a perfect blend of multitude flavors and increases our appetite and digestive power.

Buttermilk-2 cups
Green chillies-1 or 2(adjust according to your choice)
Ginger- 1 small piece grated or crushed
Few curry leaves- (only fresh leaves)
Lemon juice-1to2 tbsp
Coriander leaves-1-2 strands
Salt to taste

Churn the curd. Add about 2 to 3 cups of water. Churn briefly.
Wash green chillies and fresh coriander leaves, wash and peel ginger. Chop all the three ingredients finely.
Pound curry leaves with required quantity of salt. Add the prepared ingredients to churned yogurt.
Stir well and serve.

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