Category Archives: deserts

Dragon Fruit Smoothie

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Preparation time : 15 mins

Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • Dragon fruit: 1 bowl chopped
  • Pomegranate: 1 small
  • Bananas: 2
  • Ice cubes: 1 bowl
  • Blueberry jam : 1 tbsp
  • Honey: 1 tbsp
  • Cinamon powder: a pinch
  • Milk: 1/2 cup
  • Water: if needed

PREPARATION:

  • Blend all ingredients together in mixer .
  • Add water or milk to adjust the consistency.
  • It should be in semi thick consistency.
  • Serve chilled.

Aamras

IMG_20170604_160459_139.jpgAamras is the pulp of the tropical fruit Mango. The pulp of a ripe fruit is extracted , At times ghee and milk are added to the pulp to enhance its flavour. Sugar is also added to adjust the sweetness.

A regional version of Amras is a popular dessert in Rajasthani cuisine ,Maharashtra (ambyacha ras), Gujarati homes, especially during festivities.

Preparation time : 15 mins

Serves: 3 to 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • Mangoes: 2 big ( I used badami mangoes)
  • Milk : 1 cup
  • Cardomom seeds: few crushed
  • Powdered sugar: 2 tbsp
  • Ice cubes: few
  • Mango gelly bar : for garnishing

PREPARATION:

  • Peel skin of mangoes and cut it into small pieces.
  • In a blender add cut mango pieces, sugar, milk and cardomom seeds and blend to a smooth consistency.
  • Pour it into a bowl and refrigerate for somtime.
  • While serving you can garnish with finely chopped mango bars or dry fruits.
  • Serve chilled.

Mango Orange Smoothie

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Preparation time: 10 mins

Serves- 4 to 5

Ingredients:

  • Orange juice- 1 cup
  • frozen mangoes-3
  • sabja/chia seeds-1 tbsp (Soak it for 2 to 3 mins)
  • sugar-2 tbsp
  • ice cubes-1 cup

How to prepare:

  • Place all ingredients except sabja in a blender.
  • Blend it until it becomes smooth.
  • Add the soaked sabja to it.
  • Serve chilled.

 

 

Banana Milkshake

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Preparation time: 10 minutes

Serves :3

Ingredients:

  • Ripe bananas- 4 to 5
  • milk- 1 cup
  • sugar- 1 tbsp
  • ice cubes- 1 cup
  • flavoured jam – 1 tbsp ( I used mango flavour)
  • almonds- for garnishing

How to prepare:

  • Blend all the above ingredients in a juicer into smooth paste.
  • You can add milk or water if the consistency is thick.
  • garnish it with chopped almonds.
  • Serve chilled.

Bread Gulab Jamun

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Ingredients: 

° bread- 10 loafs

° milk – 1/2 cup

° sugar- 1 cup

° cardamom seeds- few

° water- 2 cups

° oil- for frying

Method: 

° Cut the edges of bread and keep it aside. 

° In a bowl add milk,  dip the bread slices in milk and squeeze it and roll it all together into a dough form. 

° Make small balls out of it and deep fry these balls. 

° In a vessel add 2 cups of water and 1 cup sugar and cardamom seeds and boil it to thick consistency. 

° let it cool. Add d fried balls into it. You can cool it and serve.

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