Watermelon cooler

By Nmami Agarwal     18-Jun 2018

Watermelon cooler

Salt is  a very common ingredient which is not much appreciated  for its health benefits. So, we are grabbing your attention towards this refreshing drink which contains the goodness of black salt which is known for its high nutritive value.

Nutritional benefits – Black salt has exceptional health benefits. It helps in weight loss, treats acidity, prevents muscle cramps and act as a laxative. Watermelon contains a lot of vitamins such as A, B6, and C. It also has lycopene, antioxidants, and amino acids.On the other hand, basil is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial compounds and helps to fight stress.

Ingredients-                                                   

– 1 cups of water                                   

– 1 small cup of watermelon cubes       

– 8-10 fresh leaves of basil     

– ¼ teaspoon of black salt

– a pinch of table salt (optional)

– 1 tsp lemon juice

Serving : 1

Calories: 25 kcal

Preparation-                                                   

  • Add watermelon cubes, lemon juice and water in a blender.
  •  Blend it for 2-3 minutes. Chill in the refrigerator.
  • Before serving, add salt to it and some basils for garnishing.

Over to you:

Apart from being delicious and refreshing in taste, the watermelon and basil water combination relief you from stress, detoxify sweat and keeps you hydrated.

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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