Soups and juices
Apple tomato juice
Tomatoes 2 medium sized cut into pieces
Apple 2 medium sized, unpeeled cut into pieces
Ice cubes few
Mint leaves 12-15
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Pinch of salt
Combine all the ingredients and blenderize
Pour in glass, serve chilled
Cucumbers (peeled and chopped) 2no.
Fresh lime juice 2tsp
Sugar 1/3 cup
Ice ½ cup
Blenderize all the ingredients in mixer.
Strain juice through stainer or muslin cloth
|145kcal||1.3mg||10g||24 mcg||C22.9 mg|
Banana pineapple colada
Banana, ripe½ no
Fresh or canned pineapple ½ cup
Ice cubes ½ cups
Coconut extracts ½ tsp
Granulated sugar 1tsp
Blenderize all the ingredients
Pour into glasses and serve immediately
Pineapple and Lemongrass Cooler
Fresh Pineapple 30g, cut into chunks,
lemongrass juice 20 ml
Lime juice20 ml
Soda 60 ml
In a shaker,muddle the pineapple chunks,lemongrass and mint leaves.Add remaining ingredients with ice.Shake vigorously.strain into glass over some ice.Add fresh cut pineapple to garnish.
2 Cup of sliced fresh peaches, or frozen peaches
1Cup of double toned milk
1 Cup of low-fat yogurt
1 Tablespoon of sugar (optional) * you can also use here splenda.
1Tup of ice cubes
Blend together peaches, milk and yogurt until smooth.
Add ice cubes again blend until smooth and consistent.
Garnish with fresh fruit.
Marconi 10 g
Tomato puree 1cup
Carrot 1 finely copped
Onion 1 small finely chopped
Garlic3-4 flakes finely chopped
Celery one stick
Parsley or coriender1tsp
Red chili powder to taste
Salt to taste
Water 3 cups
Heat oil in pan add onion and garlic. Sauté it for a min.
Add all the chopped vegetables except cabbage. And cook for a while.
Add tomato puree and soup cube mixed in 3 cups of water.
Add salt and red chilies powder and mix well.
Cover and cook till vegetables are tender.
Add macaroni and cook till al dente stage.
Add parsley and serve hot.
Water Melon & Orange Smoothie
1 and ½ cup of deseeded, cut watermelon
½ cup plain low-fat curd
½ cup orange juice
Blend cut watermelon until smooth. Divide this watermelon puree into 2 glasses.
Next in blender, combine the yogurt and orange juice. Blend until smooth. Slowly pour into glasses on top of watermelon puree. You can garnish using watermelon cut pieces.
Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
2 tsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
2 tsp lemon juice
For The Garnish
1 tbsp cooked rice , optional
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the garlic and saute on a medium flame for a few seconds.
Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the chilli powder and tomatoes,mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Add the masoor dal, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool.
Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth purée.
Transfer the purée to a deep pan, add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add the lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
|82 kcal||3.7 gm||1.8 gm||0.8 gm.||1.2 mg|
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 pound lentils, picked and rinsed
1 cup peeled and chopped tomatoes
2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground toasted cumin
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground grains of paradise
Place the olive oil into a large 6-quart Dutch oven and set over medium heat. Once hot, add the onion, carrot, celery and salt and sweat until the onions are translucent, approximately 6 to 7 minutes. Add the lentils, tomatoes, broth, coriander, cumin and grains of paradise and stir to combine. Increase the heat to high and bring just to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook at a low simmer until the lentils are tender, approximately 35 to 40 minutes. Using a stick blender, puree to your preferred consistency. Serve immediately.