Gooseberry Mint Lemonade

Gooseberry Mint Lemonade requires five unusual combination to make this as a healthy drink. A complete booster to kick start a hot day in this summer, gradually the initiative on “Beat the Heat Juicing” Series is picking up its pace.

Gooseberry is rich in Iron content mint and Exotic flavours such as mint, lime, ginger shall be added to make this as a wholesome recipe to Beat the Heat. Co-bloggers who are involved in this series are also posting innovative recipes, perhaps this is the time for me to post one, with concentrated flavours which will tickle your taste buds as it creates a warm blend because of ingredients such as ginger and honey. It also helps in soothes your throat and to remove toxins in your body. This complete combinations is full of vitamins and stimulates immunity to your body during this summer season.

Here is my Co-Bloggers work,
CHECK Priya’s recipes in “Priyas Menu” &
CHECK  Shobana’s recipes From “Shoba’s Delight” 

 

Gooseberry Mint  Lemonade

Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Drinks
Prep Time: 0 mins | Cook time: 0 mins | Serves: 2

Ingredients

Gooseberry/Amla 2 nos
Mint 2 spring
Lemon 1/2
Ginger a small piece
Honey 3-4 tsp
Sweet Basil Seeds 1 tsp

 

 

Method

Here is all my ingredients, deseeded gooseberry, Peel and sliced ginger, cleaned mint leaves, and i soaked sweet basil seeds for 10-15 mins.
 
Take Gooseberry, ginger, mint leaves in a blender, blend them first without adding any water.. 
 
 
Here is the blended mixer
 
 
Add enough water and blend again.. 
 
 
Strain the juice using a strainer
 
 
Squeeze the lemon and add few more water
 
 
Yayee here is my yummy juice, waiting for its dressing now. 
 
 
Take the serving glass or jar, add honey 
 
 
Drop the juice over it, mix mix and mix well.. just give a taste and add more honey if needed
 
 
Top the glass with Soaked Sweet basil seeds. 
 

Notes

    • Sweet basil is an optional ingredient, i added for its cooling nature, i know most of you had difficult to find sweet basil in shops, fro those who feel this is an unknown ingredient can vomit this, there is no taste blend with this basil seed.
    • Mint and ginger is for extra fragrance.
    • Adjust the honey to your sweet tooth.. 
    • Serve with Ice cubes for more cooling.. 
    • this juice must serve immediately once it done, you can ice cold water to make the juice.. 

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  • spiceaffairs2016 – I am the Author, photographer and recipe developer at www.spiceaffairs.in
    Soma Mukherjee

    Such a refreshing and healthy drink just perfect for this season to beat the heat in a healthy way.

  • Sharmila Kingsly – Food Blogger, Biryani Lover , Software Engineer .. In no particular order.I love to cook and that is why I am here!! Welcome to my space!!
    Sharmila - The Happie Friends Potpourri Corner

    Yummy lemonade.. Perfect for hot summer. This realy cools the body addition of basil seeds is really good..

  • priya satheesh
    Priya Satheesh

    Perfect post for this season. Looks refreshing and healthy too as it has gooseberry.. Feel like having now!

  • theyellowdaal – Mumbai – Hey! I am Avin Kohli. Welcome to my space. I use this blog to update my most recent food adventures, DIY stuff, parenting tips and mommy stuff.
    Avin

    Definitely something needed for the coming summers. Super like?

  • curryandvanilla
    Vanitha

    Very healthy and refreshing for the hot summers…love the flavor combo of lemon, ginger, and mint with amla. Fabulous!

  • bjyoti
    Jyoti

    I am definitely going to try this. Such a flavourful drink and full of Vitamin C goodness

  • cookshideout
    Pavani

    That is such a refreshing and healthy drink for summer. Never used amla to make a drink like this, sounds interesting and delicious.

  • Ruchisvegkitchen
    Ruchi

    Lovely recipe. So healthy and delicious. Looks fantastic. Must needed in such hot days…

  • Freda @ Aromatic essence
    Freda

    Love the use of amla for this lemonade. Must have tasted amazing! Looks very refreshing 🙂

  • mayurisjikoni – Just in case we haven't met before I'm Mayuri Patel from the coastal sunny town of Mombasa. I'm the creator and writer of Mayuri's Jikoni. Jikoni is kitchen in Kiswahili. Love cooking up a storm in my jikoni. When I'm not in the jikoni then you may find me reading fiction books, watching romantic movies, listening to Bollywood songs or attending my Lion's Club activities. If my recipes can inspire you to cook at home then my job is done here. Cook up a storm in your kitchen with easy to follow vegetarian recipes right from soups to desserts.
    Mayuri Patel

    Love the way you’ve explained how to make this refreshing and healthy juice. Just the right treat for hot summer days.

  • Lathiskitchen – Hey.. I am a mother of two. Interested in cooking, reading thriller novels, struggling to keep energy levels up to my kids.
    Lathiya

    This look perfect for summer..loved the addition of basil seeds..love to try it

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    Seema Doraiswamy Sriram

    oh I so miss gooseberry… drrooling over this combination.

  • Drashti Dholakia
    Drashti Dholakia

    Perfect drink for hot weather. Love the combination of basil seeds with the drink.

  • Uma Srinivas – San Diego – Vegan food blogger. www.mrishtanna.com
    Uma Srinivas

    looks refreshing and healthy. Perfect for summer, I think I need to pass this recipe to my mother.

  • themadscientistskitchen – India – I blog@themadscientistskitchen.com
    themadscientistskitchen

    Such a refreshing and delicious drink. Just right for the season.

  • Vidya Narayan
    Vidya Narayan

    Beautiful share and loved the use of healthy ingredients like gooseberry and honey to sweeten the drink. Addition of sabja lends further coolness to the drink. I love such healthy home made sherbets and drinks and summers definitely calls for more recipes like these.

    • sujithaeasycooking
      sujithaeasycooking

      Thank you Vidya.. This is a perfect cooler..

  • Jagruti

    Beautiful and refreshing drink one can have. I am sold 🙂

  • Sasmita
    Sasmita

    So perfectly opted for the coming hot summers !! Very healthy and refreshing as well

  • Priya Suresh
    Priya Suresh

    Wow sis, extremely and highly refreshing. A fantabulous thirsty quencher to enjoy without any fuss while its too hot outside.

  • Jayashree

    This is such a refreshing drink for summer. Can feel the taste of it.

  • cookingwithsapana – Delhi,India – I love cooking ....it's like my passion... Since childhood.My friends were used to play skipping,hide n seek but me always busy in cooking something with mum in kitchen.Its like from fifth standard cooking became my hobby.I used to collect recipes in my diary.Here I am sharing some of them with you people.On my blog you can find my secret recipes and many Indian recipes. I am looking forward for suggestions .Please do comments on my posts as it will improve my cooking and posting. All veggie lovers can follow me on Http://cookingwithsapana.wordpress.com
    sapana

    Gooseberry in lemonade sounds super refreshing. Love the idea, very innovative.

  • code2cook
    Bhawana

    Bookmarked. such a great recipe to beat the heat. Thanks for sharing.

  • PJ – Hi Folk!I'm Padmajha Suresh..I love to cook and experiment in the kitchen..Join me in my adventures..
    Padmajha PJ

    What an excellent summer cooler! And also healthy! I too love adding sabja seeds to summer beverages, they add a dose of gorgeousness to the drink!!!