SUMMERRECIPES

lemon soda drink /marudhuskitchen

lemon soda drink /marudhuskitchen Recently read about the uses of plain soda(club soda)and was excited that it makes the plant grow nicely because of the essential minerals present in it.I always use club soda(carbonated water)in my kitchen (for cooking)then and there!it makes the stuff fluffy and light(in baking).The common use of soda as we all know...

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carrot orange juice recipe

carrot orange juice recipe Vigorously coloured carrots have loads of vibrant nutrients that should be included in our daily routine.Freshly made juices are always overwhelming much better than the store-bought loaded with lots of preservatives. Iam always tempted to buy farm-fresh carrots!they never miss to please my senses with tenderness and sweetness in every bite.Speaking about...

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mixed fruit custard (eggless)

mixed fruit custard  (eggless) Fruits as a whole contains generous amounts of metabolic goodness that it should be consumed at the right time so that all the nutrients are absorbed properly.Eat fruits before any main meal giving sufficient gap between!by this the fruits are better digested and all the important nutrients get absorbed.This awareness has made...

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grape syrup recipe /Juice from grape squash

grape syrup recipe /Juice from grape squash In my city the summer has begun so intense that scorching sun has no concern on any life forms!the temperature has crossed above 106 degrees already!sucking away all the energy making people exhausted and tired.In-order to escape and protect our-selves  from the penetrating heat it is so critical that...

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spiced buttermilk recipe /neer moru

spiced buttermilk recipe /neer moru It is a very popular poor man's drink!right from 8th century.In Tamil literature(south Indian) we hear about this from Nayanmars(nayanmars were saint poets devoted to Hindu god shiva)life history.One of the Nayanmar kept thanneer pandal to honor Thirunavukarasar(senior poet) when he visited his(juniors)place.In that thanneer pandal(water booth or tent to help...

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shikanji drink / Indian Lemonade

shikanji drink / Indian Lemonade During summer the scorching sun sucks up all the little energy we have!people are in constant search of some thirst rejuvenating drinks!and it becomes inevitably necessary that we have a strong needing to drink something completely cool.Nimbu pani or shikanji is the exact simple tasty inevitable drink that will quench our thirst....

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how to prepare punjabi lassi /sweet lassi

how to prepare punjabi lassi /sweet lassi My memory lane is spreading over those unforgettable moments(days) where me and my hubby would wander the streets of parry's corner in Chennai(Parry's corner is an important landmark for shopping everything and anything you need)The ever crowded parry's corner had a famous lassi shop!It was the place where I...

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shrikhand sweet recipe /Indian sweet dish

shrikhand sweet recipe /Indian sweet dish Beginning of the year in India is glorified with different names!its gudi padwa in Maharashtra ,Ugadi in Karnataka and Andrapradesh and Cheti chand for Sindhis. As a symbol of victory Maharashtraians raise gudi! a banner like thing with swastika symbol decorated with colorful silk cloth,mango leaves and flowers with an...

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chikoo milk shake /sapota(chikku)milkshake

chikoo milk shake /sapota(chikku)milkshake Its termed as mud apple because of its sandy brown colour!here it is commonly called as chikoo in India and in South India we call it sapota fruit(TamilNadu)I usually buy sapota/chikoo unripe as it will be all set to have nice firm ripened fruit the next day.While selecting the fruit go for...

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how to make mousse dessert /thandai mousse

how to make mousse dessert /thandai mousse I found a very interesting kind of summer fusion dessert using thandai sharbat (syrup concentrate) in one of the you tube video's from tarladalal's!a blended dessert of Indian and western.I can very well imagine a thandai mousse served with Indian gulab jamuns are even more enjoyable!but here I have...

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