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Minty Tomato Punch


I could hear everyone, becoming dehydrated and getting more health issues, because of summer and so now onwards let’s start Beating the heat together with healthy, yummy and refreshing juices. I have already shared few summer recipes last year – CLICK HERE for more summer recipes.

Minty Tomato Punch is a tangy, as you desire you can turn in sweet by adding sugar or salty by adding salt. A healthy juice with a combination of mint, tomato, lemon and roast cumin seeds powder, which comes with a tangy, aromatic and refreshing flavor and perfect drink for this summer. Not only for the summer, this juice can be consumed all over the year. Let me share the recipe…


  • Lemon – 2 nos (medium size)
  • Tomato – 5 nos (medium size)
  • Mint – 3 strands
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp (optional).


  • Clean and roughly chop the tomatoes.
  • Clean and separate the mint leaves from mint stalk.
  • Take tomatoes and mint leaves, in a mixer jar and grind them for 3 mins or until the tomatoes are ground well.
  • Add a cup of water, grind it for few mins.
  • Strain the juice and transfer the ground flesh to the mixer and grind with one more cup of water.
  • Strain the juice, sprinkle cumin powder and salt. Mix it well.
  • Add one more cup of water, mix it well.
  • Add sugar if you prefer it sweet else serve it.

Refrigerate and serve chilled or make use of cold water while mixing the juice and serve chilled. Garnish with finely chopped tomatoes and a mint leaf strand, just before you serve.

Kambu Dosai recipe / Pearl Millet Dosa recipe / Bajra Dosa recipe


As I have shared recently, Kambu/bajra idly dosa batter, thought of sharing dosa using the batter. You can also make Idlies and Kuzhipaniyaram using the same batter. It goes perfect for breakfast, you can also use this for dinner but it’s good to consume 2 to 3 hrs before you go to bed. Let me share the recipe…

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Kambu / Pearl Millet / Bajra Dosa


  • Kambu/Pearl Millet/Bajra Idly Dosa Batter – 2 cups
  • Water – 3 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.

Making of Kambu / Pearl Millet / Bajra Dosa –


  • Take the batter in a wide mouth bowl, pour the batter to the bowl along with water.
  • Mix it well, so that the batter comes to the right consistency.
  • Heat the tawa, rub it with oil, pour a ladle full of batter in the center of the tawa and spread it in circular motion all over the tawa.
  • Drizzle little oil along the sides and on the top of dosa, wait until it starts turning golden borwn.
  • Swap the side and cook for another min.
  • Remove from fire.

Serve it with Chutney and Sambar. Also, it goes out well with Tangy Brinjal curry or Dry fish curry.

Note: You can also add finely chopped onions and vegetables, in this dosa.


Saffron Nuts Kulfi


Already I have shared a Paan Kulfi recipe and now it’s Saffron Nuts Kulfi. A healthy, easy, simple and heavenly coolant for summer. Also a favorite for everyone right from kids till the elders. Let me share the recipe…

For my other summer recipes, click here.


  • Full Fat Milk – ½ litre
  • Corn flour – ¾ tbsp
  • Sugar – 4 tbsp
  • Saffron – few strands
  • Cashew nuts – 10 nos
  • Pistachios – 10 nos
  • Almonds / Badam – 15 nos
  • Saffron – few strands


  • Boil the milk in a sauce pan, once when it’s boiled, take a glass of milk and keep it aside.
  • Now add in the sugar and half the quantity of saffron strands, mix well until it dissolves, keep in low flame and the let the milk thicken.
  • Add in the corn flour to the mix in glass and mix it well, so that no lumps are formed.
  • Now pour this milk, corn flour mixture to the boiling milk, stir well until it thickens. Be sure no lumps are formed.
  • Remove the milk from fire when it thickens, leave it until it reaches room temperature.
  • Take all the nuts together in a blender and grind them to a fine paste by adding little boiled milk.
  • Pour in the nuts paste to the milk mixture, once when it reaches room temperature.
  • Whisk it well, so that it becomes soft and fluffy, sprinkle the leftover saffron strands, mix it well.
  • Pour it to the kulfi moulds and freeze it for atleast 7 to 8 hrs.
  • Remove the kulfi mould from the freezer, show the bottom and sides of the moulds in the running water or rest them in warm water atleast for 10 mins.
  • Now gently remove the kulfi by twisting and pulling the stick.
  • Garnish with finely chopped nuts and a strand of saffron.

Served chilled.