Friday, May 3, 2013

Summer Special Series - Bottle Gourd Spicy Juice

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As I said before I have been trying different various of juices this summer and felt the necessity of avoiding sugar and making spicy juices for a change too. Why should juices be sweet always and why should we makes juices just with fruits? Why not vegetables?

This bottle gourd juice is sure a delicious one and remember to keep the vegetable name a secret when you serve this to your family. Let them guess it and have some fun :)

You can also make the same combo of juice with cucumber too. Get creative this summer!

Checkout my spicy tomato juice here - Tomato Punch

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Bottle gourd - 250 gm  or a small one
Mint leaves - 10
Salt  to taste
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
black pepper powder - 2 tsp

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Peel bottle gourd and wash and cut a small piece and taste it. Beware sometimes bottle gourd are bitter. If so then just discard it, do not make this juice. 

Clean the mint leaves and wash them. 

Grind bottle gourd and mint leaves together. Add enough water to make juice. 

Add salt, jeera powder and pepper powder and serve chill. 

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Written by: Nithya
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turmericnspice said...

This is something am going to try today . Easy, healthy and as you said no sugar ,

kitchen queen said...

very interesting innovative and refreshing juice.

Unknown said...

Very healthy drink to beat the look at my food blog

ushaprashanth said...

Looks like an apt recipe for summer!

great-secret-of-life said...

healthy juice.. nice shots

Suja said...

A different healthy drink for hot summer.. nice..

Unknown said...

never had this juice..must try..

Unknown said...

Never even thought we can make juice with bottlegourd...great idea..lovely clicks too!

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