Family Favorite Absolute Desi Grape Cooler with a Twist!

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Apr. 15, 2013

With the temperatures soaring outside, the best way to keep the summer heat at bay, is by just sipping on a tall chilled glass of the heavenly "Summer Grape Cooler with a Twist!" This is an interesting combination of some delightful ingredients that are packed with nutrients such as antioxidants and vitamins A and K to keep you healthy as you enjoy each sip.

Ingredients

Seedless black grapes 250 Gram (Fresh Ones)
Pomegranate 30 Gram
Freshly squeezed lime juice 10 Gram
Honey 30 Gram
Pepper powder 1 Pinch
Ice cubes 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Mint leaves 4

Directions

Preparation-

De-stem and clean the grapes thoroughly under running water and soak for a while in water to get rid of surface chemicals. Then drain off the water and set aside.

Procedure-

1. Blend the cleaned grapes in a blender and strain to remove skin.

2. Mix in the honey to attain desired sweetness.

3. Add the juice of a freshly squeezed lemon and mix well.

4. Adjust the sweet and sour flavors by adding a pinch of black pepper powder.

Serving-

In a tall glass, place 1 tablespoon of pomegranate seeds, fill it up to 3/4th with the prepared juice. Top with ice cubes and decorate with a mint leaf and a lemon wedge.

Alternately -

Juice the pomegranate seeds along with the grapes and strain to obtain the burgundy colored juice blend.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 293Calories from Fat 7

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 7 mg0.29%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 67 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet