Monday, May 5, 2014

Muskmelon Tulasi Juice

#Muskmelon, a Summer fruit is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin C. It is rich in potassium also which is beneficial to heart. Moreover this fruit is not high in sugar and can be taken by those who are calorie conscious. It is helpful in maintaining a healthy skin and cools body temperature. So a perfect food for Summer.

#Tulasi is known as the Holy Basil in English. It is cultivated for its medicinal value and worshiped by Hindus in India. It has been used in Ayurveda for a very long time for its diverse medicinal properties. So I used this aromatic leaves to make juice with muskmelon.

Let me present a juice using this attractive orange color fruit with Tulasi [ Holy basil ].

Ingredients :

1 cup                               Muskmelon, peeled and cubed
20                                   Tulasi leaves
1 Tsp                               Lemon juice
1 Tsp                              Crushed ginger soaked water [ optional ]
1 pinch                            Salt
2 pinches                        Cinnamon Powder [ optional ]
2 Tsp                             Apple pieces to garnish

Method :
Combine everything in a fruit jar of mixer grinder.
Add 1/2 cup of water.

Make juice and transfer into juice glasses.

Top the juice with apple pieces.

Even though the fruit is not very sweet, the juice is very tasty and yummy!!
If you want to satisfy your taste buds, then add 2 Tsp of sugar or honey.