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Thursday, July 26, 2007

REFRESHING THIRST QUENCHER

CITRUS KHUS COOLER

This combination of khus, kewra and falooda seeds makes a delicious cooling drink for the summer. Always serve in a tall glass with lots of crushed ice.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 6 tall glasses.

6 tablespoons khus syrup
6 teaspoons kewra water
6 teaspoons lemon juice
6 teaspoonsfalooda seeds
6 bottles (200 ml. each) lemonade crushed ice

1. Soak the falooda seeds in 2 cups of water for 1 hour.
2. In a tall glass, pour 1 tablespoonp of khus syrup, 1teaspoon of kewra water and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Pour in one bottle lemonade.
3. Top with the falooda seeds and crushed ice. Repeat for the remaining glasses.
4. Serve immediately.

6 comments:

That looks so refreshing. Can’t wait to have a sip!

Namaste Tarlaji,
i’m on your blog for the first time. the cooler looks really COOL,but i don’t know what falooda seeds are. where can i get them,thanks,

Thank you for the appreciation. Falooda seeds/ Subza (Garden cress seeds) is a type of seed that is locally available. It is black in colour almost the size of sesame seeds (til).
It just needs to be soaked for 1 hour in water before using it in recipes. It soaks water and swells a little. You can add it to milkshakes, falooda, sherbets or can make kheer or porridge out of it.
You can see falooda seeds floating in the citrus cooler (displayed image).

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grapefruit mint chia cooler

This is an easy nutrient packed summertime drink that is perfect for those hot Summer days.

ingredients
  • 3 pink grapefruits
  • 2 limes
  • 1 Tablespoon Organic Chia Seed
  • 1-2 tablespoons Organic Coconut Sugar
  • 5 mint leaves, chopped
instructions

1. Let your chia seeds plump up in 2 cups of water and set aside.

2. Juice the grapefruits and limes into a quart mason jar. If you’re wanting this to be on the sweeter side, or have tart grapefruits, add in the coconut sugar to taste.

3. Add in the 2 cups of water with the chia seeds to the citrus juice jar and fill with water until full, just below the lip. Close with a lid and shake well to mix. At this point, you could pour the cooler over ice and enjoy immediately, or let it chill in the fridge for later.

4. When serving, garnish with mint leaves a slice of lime or with a grapefruit rind.

The Kosmic Kitchen created this easy summertime Grapefruit Mint Chia Cooler that is sure to cool you down on the hottest of days. This drink is not only delicious but nutrient-packed! Chia seeds are known for their moisturizing properties, perfect for adding to drinks in the drier months.

To make this simple Grapefruit Mint Chia Cooler you will only need these 5 simple ingredients that can be found around the house.

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Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds are vegan, raw, gluten free, and non-GMO. They are a great addition to beverages or baked goods. These mighty seeds are packed with omega-3, proteins, and rare antioxidants and fiber.

Nutiva Organic Coconut Sugar is made from fresh coconut tree sap and has a taste similar to brown sugar. Unrefined and unprocessed, it is considered to be healthier than other refined and chemical sweetener options.