24 March 2016

Cucumber Fruit Smoothie Sweet and Savoury / Vellari Pazham Juice

vellari pazham smoothie

Keep yourself hydrated this hot summer with cucumber fruit / vellari pazham, an exclusive summer fruit.

Cucumber fruit has little sweet taste which makes this smoothie delicious, both sweet and savoury. Its high water content keeps the body hydrated and flushes the toxins. It contains lot of nutrients too.

Cucumber Fruit Smoothie Sweet and Savoury
Vellari Pazham juice

Servings : 1

Ingredients

For Vellari Pazham Sweet Smoothie

Cucumber Fruit / Vellari Pazham - 100 gms

Sugar - 2 tsp


vellari pazham


Preparation Method

1. Wash the cucumber fruit. Peel the skin off. Chop it into cubes.

2. In a mixer or blender, grind cucumber cubes with sugar.

3. Refrigerate and serve it cool.

vellari pazham smoothie


For Vellari Pazham Savoury Smoothie

Cucumber Fruit - 100 gms

Lemon juice - 2 tsp

Mint leaves - few

Salt to taste

Ginger juice - 1/2 tsp (optional)

Preparation Method

1. Wash the cucumber fruit. Peel the skin off. Chop it into cubes.

2. In a mixer or blender, grind together cucumber fruit cubes, lemon juice, mint leaves, salt and ginger juice (optional).

3. Refrigerate and serve it cool.

Notes:
  • Best time to purchase the fruit is in the morning.
  • Immediately after you purchase the vellari pazham, wash and peel the skin off and refrigerate it till ready to use. The fruit will become sour if it rests in room temperature for a long time.

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