This simple quick and easy drink is perfect for the Winters and to tide you over the cold days. A typical “nanima-ke-nuske” (grandmother’s remedies) & I am here in Chicago right now and it is just perfect for this time of the year! All the ingredients for Winter Sheera have a lot of health benefits: Ghee – considered the liquid gold, Haldi/Turmeric – considered one of the healthiest spices Besan – great for the winters…"Winter Sheera Recipe – Home Remedy to build Immunity during the Winters"
After any festivals, there is a phase where we have had too much of Mitai and it is just sitting around and you can’t even bribe the kids with them anymore! You can always freeze them and save them for later, that’s a great option but here is another one. Have it as milkshake! Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 0 min Serves: 1 Ingredients: Leftover Mithai – as needed Milk (or Lassi) – 3/4…"Mithai (Burfi) Milkshake – Indian Recipe"
Colds and Coughs are the most common sickness! Unfortunately, there is no cure for it, it takes 7 days if you take medicines and 1 week if you don’t ;)! Well, since the scients in the world are trying to find a cure, here is some temporary relief for you. Disclaimer: Please use your discretion and see a doctor if needed. Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 20min Serves: 1 Ingredients: Water – 1 cup…"Kadha Recipe – Herbal Relief for Colds and Coughs"
This year the summer is a scorcher – no matter where in the world you are! This is a perfect way to beat the heat and feel healthy about it. The combination of Avocado, Pomegranate Seeds and the Yogurt take care of your mind and body. Enjoy and stay cool over the summer. Prep Time: 5 minutes Serves: 1 Ingredients: Avocado – 1 Yogurt – 3/4 cup Ice – 3-4 cubes Pomegranate Seeds – 1…"Avocado & Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe"
After a visit to the amazing Santa Monica Farmers Market (California), I was inspired to make a fresh Peach and Ginger Lassi. Though mango is the typical ingredient for a sweet lassi, peaches are a great substitute. Try both the sweet and savory version of this versatile lassi recipe."Peach Ginger Lassi Recipe"
During my trip to Los Angeles, I had the chance to film with fellow YouTuber Hilah Johnson from HilahCooking. She helped me make a Spicy Gin and Tonic…for those craving some pizazz to their cocktail! If you are interested in adult beginner recipes with simple ingredients, please check out her YouTube channel."Spicy Gin and Tonic Recipe"
Chai or Tea Masala is a combination of spices that can be ground, blended together and kept at home and used over a period of time. When made at home, we are ensured quality and it is definitely a money-saver. Mix it with warm milk and give the kids anytime they have the sniffles or are feeling under the weather. You can also use this powder to make our Chai Masala Cake! Prep Time: 15…"Homemade Chai (Tea) Masala Recipe"
Jazz up your regular tomato juice and make it not just fancy but delicious as well – and top it up with a beautiful name. Gear up for the summer and load up with anti-oxidants 😉 Cheers! Warning: If you are consuming alcohol, be nice and drink responsibly. Prep Time: 5min Serves: 1 Ingredients: Tomato Juice – 1 can Tamarind Paste – 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce – 1 tsp Chaat Masala – 1/2 tsp Tabasco…"Twisted Bloody Mary Drink Recipe – Virgin or Spiked!"
A Spicy Indian version of Tequila Sunrise? Yup, you can call it that but only in looks – the taste and the flavors are so much better. This is a great drink recipe to make with an Indian meal. The presentation is just the beginning of the ‘wow’ factor. Make it into a Cocktail or a Mocktail, and everyone is pleased! Cheers to that! Prep Time: 2 min Serves: 1 Ingredients: Ice Cubes – 3-4…"Mirch Mumtaz – A Mocktail or Cocktail Drink"
Smoothies are not just for the summers anymore! They can be enjoyed anytime of the year with the fruits in season. Here the yummy, sweet and ripe mango along with the creaminess of the Coconut Milk is heighten in flavor with the Saffron making it a Smoothie with an Indian heart 😉 Change out the fruits and have fun experimenting! Prep Time: 5 min Ingredients: Mango – 1 part Coconut Milk – 1 part Ice…"Tropical Indian Smoothie"
Summer=Mango Simple as that! Lassi is a refreshing yogurt beverage that has a cooling effect and is great for the summer months. Though many different types of lassis are available, none are as famous as the renowned Mango Lassi. Enjoy the perfect combination of Mango and Yogurt with this mango lassi recipe and enjoy the summer. 🙂 Ingredients: Ripe Mango Yogurt Sugar Ice Ginger Juice (optional) Powdered Cardamom (optional) Method: 1. Wash, peel, cut and…"Mango Lassi – Mango Flavored Yogurt Drink Recipe"
For those who grew up enjoying aromatic South Indian style Filter Coffee, making it is a no-brainer. However, for the rest of the world, it is a great alternative to brewing coffee in a standard coffee maker. The biggest difference in South Indian style filter coffee is the coffee. Coffee beans are blended with chicory, the root of a fragrant plant. Look out for the many different styles of manual drip coffee makers and coffee…"Filter Coffee (South Indian Style)"
Once in a while, we crave a change from boring sodas and juices. Gajar ki Kanji, a unique tasting beverage made from carrots and beets, is a great alternative to your average drink. Add a few green chilies to give this recipe an added kick or simply enjoy this refreshing and beautiful beverage."Gajar (Carrot) Kanji"
Panna is a refreshing Raw Mango Drink that is just perfect to beat the summer heat. It has a wonderful balance of flavors – sweet, sour and savory. Try this recipe for an amazing alternative to boring sodas."How to make Panna (Raw Mango Drink) – Indian Food Recipes"
Submitted by:Mamtha Ingredients: one cup yogurt one handful mint leaves half the quantity of coriander leaves half the quantity of curry leaves small piece of mango small piece of ginger 2 green chillies one cucumber Method: 1. Add all these ingredients and add one cup water in the mixie and blend. 2. Strain and serve cold. ShowMeTheCurry Notes:Mamtha, thanks for the recipe, it sounds great for the summer!"Regenerating Drink"
Submitted by: 4ever4you I encountered this drink in an obscure Doon Club in northern India in my teenage years – wasn’t allowed to drink alcohol. The taste, and especially the name (sounds like Zeher – poison), stayed in my memory. I finally recreated that excellent drink based on what I remember it tasted like."Zair – Lime Mocktail/Cocktail"
Falooda goes into the Indian street food category – after all the spicy chaat, you’ve gotta have Falooda to end off on a satisfied note! This wonderful and good-looking drink/dessert is just a great surprise with the refreshing rose flavor and the healthy Basil Seeds – finally a dessert that is good for you! Enjoy."Falooda – Drink/Dessert"
With Summer right around the corner, try delicious and refreshing Lassi, a cold yogurt drink, popular in the state of Punjab, India. Lassi comes in many varieties including sweet lassi, salted lassi, mango lassi, etc. This lassi recipe is a minty variation with a kick!"Lassi – Refreshing Yogurt Drink"