Thursday, September 13, 2012

Mint Squash - Stepwise Pictures


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Fresh fresh mint! A drink that can make you fresh instantly and a drink that you can make instantly as well :)

A few simple steps and you are all set with a squash to store and treat yourself and your guests in a giffy.

What are you waiting for? Get set go to make it...



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Ingredients:

Mint leaves - 1/2 bunch
Sugar - 1 1/4 cups
Water - 1 cup
Salt - A pinch
Citric acid (Lemon salt) - 1 tsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece

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Method:

Step 1: Grind the ginger in the mixie by adding a tsp of water.

Step 2: Take water and sugar in a heavy bottomed vessel and boil until the sugar melts and bubbles up.

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Step 3: Remove the sugar syrup from flame and strain the ginger juice into it.

Step 4: Stir in the salt.

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Step 5: Add a tsp of water to the citric acid crystals and mix until it dissolves. Now add it to the syrup.

Step 6: Drop in the washed mint leaves. Close the vessel with a plate and leave it untouched for 3 hours.

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Step 7: Filter out the mint leaves.

Step 8: Add few drops of water to the food color to dilute it and add it to the squash.

Step 9: Store in a sterilized container. It keeps well in the fridge for 6 months.

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Step 10: Fill 1/8th of the serving glass with the squash and mix rest with cold water. Serve chill with a mint leaf on top.

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Written by: Nithya
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21 comments:

Chitra said...

wow, wat a color. superb clicks. must be truly flavourful :)

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Colorful and refreshing drink.
Deepa

Vimitha Anand said...

Lovely clicks and thats a gorgeous colorful drink

Teena Mary said...

wow...wht a pretty & refreshing drink!! Loved the bright colour!!

Tamanna said...

oh wow..i am astonished. I always loved mint and to learn a new way to enjoy its' taste and color amazes me. Beautiful exotic presentation!

VineelaSiva said...

WOw very inviting refreshing drink.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Very refreshing and colorful drink!!! Your pictures are awesome - as usual.. One question - should we add 1 tea spoon of citric acid? I feel that is too much.. Let me know..
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Sangeetha said...

so refreshing n lovely drink...loved its vibrant color...gorgeous pics!

Sangeetha said...

so refreshing n lovely drink...loved its vibrant color...gorgeous pics!

Suja Manoj said...

Refreshing and minty,love it

Anu said...

Nice drink with tempting clicks.

divya said...

Mmm.. yummy dear!

Nisha said...

Very nice drink

Suryaprabha Parthasarathy said...

Wow! Colorful and refreshing drink.. Nice clicks!!

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Sharmilee! :) said...

Best thirst quencher..looks refreshing!!

nayana said...

Super thirst quencher, looks very refreshing.........

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Suman Gumber said...

madam please tell how much of water for sugar syrup

Farah Saleem azeez said...

ooooooh! wat a beautiful colour!

Priya said...

Fantastic squash, looks awesome and catchy.

Pari Cash said...

My god, i am jsut trying to grab that glass out of your blog. I like vibrant colors.
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Durga Karthik. said...

Yummy.

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