Mango Mastani


Mango Mastani drink  I never had before @india but heard & read a lot about this delicious drink.Today my daughter want to have mango milkshake but with a dollop of icecream.then only I got an idea to prepare this drink.available ingredients in Pantry & ice cream in a refrigerator.

It’s a popular dessert drink  from Pune city in India. It’s a thick mango milkshake topped with Vanilla or Mango Icecream.& Nuts like cashew nut,pistachios & almonds.

Ingredients

1 cup chopped mango or fresh mango pulp

1 /2 cup chilled whole milk/ full fat milk

Cardamom powder a pinch(optional)

Few ice cubes (optional)

1.tbsp sugar or as required

1 scoop of vanilla ice cream or any ice cream of your choice

Pistachio chopped

Cashewnut chopped

Method

In a blender jar add mango cubes then.add sugar, cardamom powder.Blend to a smooth puree.Now add milk and few ice cubes.Blend again until all blends well.Pour into  the serving glasses leaving half inch space on the top.Scoop out a dollop of ice cream and place them on the top.Garnish with  pistachios & cashew nuts.Mango mastani is ready.Served chilled & drink this before Icecream Melt.

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Lettuce Gazpacho


Gazpacho is a soup made with raw vegetables and served cold. During the hot summer,as it is refreshing and cool.Originally  Gazpacho is prepared with a tomato base and bread.Now there are many variations of gazpacho, often in different colors and flavors such as avocados,spinach,watermelon  & etc.Lettuce Gazpacho is a healthy bright green soup with green vegetables blended with yogurt.The flavor of Crisp romaine lettuce is freshness itself and the creamy consistency of yogurt is the perfect base.

Ingredients
Romaine lettuce 1 or any lettuce
Cucumber 1
Spring onion 1
Garlic Cloves 1-2
Thick yogurt 1/2 cup
Mint leaves 4-5
Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste
Crushed red pepper to taste(optional)
method
wash lettuce & mint leaves, spring onion & chopped.chopped cucumber .Blend all ingredients except black pepper,salt & red crushed pepper.
pour in a glass /bowl .add seasoning (Salt ,black pepper,red crushed pepper)& enjoy!!
tips:-
Any type of lettuce one can use.
instead of yogurt ,one can add sour cream.
any herbs one preferred.
Deseeded Cucumber it’s an individual choice.

 

Strawberry & Mint Cold soup


Prepared using a Blender jar adding  yogurt  & fruits.Best during summer.

ingredients

Strawberries 1.5 cup
Fresh Orange juice1/6 cup (2 tbsp +2 tsp)
Mint leaves 5-6
Yogurt 1/3 cup
Salt & pepper to taste
Green chili 1 optional
Honey 1tsp optional Mint leaves (garnish)
Method
Blend all ingredients. serve in a bowl.garnish with Mint leaves

 

Watermelon Mint Cooler


Watermelon, ice, and sugar are simply blended together in this quick treat.

Watermelon deseeded & cubes 2 cup
Mint leaves 10-12
Sugar (optional)
Thin lime slices 4-5
Water 1/4 cup
Ice cubes optional
Black salt optional
Method
Add watermelon & water to a blender & puree untill smooth.add sugar & mix properly until sugar dissolve.
Add lime slices,mint leaves & ice cubes.sprinkle black salt.
Pour blended watermelon in a glass.
Garnish & serve!!