Monday, 22 May 2017

Dragon Fruit Juice

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Dragon Fruit Juice, its a refreshing and tasty juice. Dragon fruit is a rich source of vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus and is known to aid digestion. Try to include this climbing cacti family fruit in to your diet. Its widely cultivated in vietnam, its popular in southeast Asia. Here is recipe for you all to try this simple and delicious juice.
I have made dragon fruit salad earlier, you can try that also.

Ingredients
  • Dragon Fruit 1 
  • Lime Juice 1 tbsp
  • Simple Syrup 1 1/2 tbsp to 2 tbsp
  • Ice Cubes
  • Plain Soda
Method

Rinse dragon fruit with water and half the fruit then scoop the flesh into a blender , process until smooth. Strain the pulp through a fine mesh squeeze well it with a spoon. Discard the solids. 

Take a tall glass with few ice cubes, now add 2 tbsp of dragon fruit pulp. Now add 1 tbsp of simple syrup and 1/2 tbsp of freshly squeezed lime juice. top with plain soda, stirring gently to combine. Serve with some fresh mint leaves on top. 

To make simple syrup

Take a medium size sauce pan and boil equal parts (1cup sugar and 1 cup water) white sugar and water over medium flame , stir until sugar is completely disolved. Once its boil for one minute and bubble starts coming then remove from heat and let it cool before using. 

NB: If you dont have plain soda use write or 7 up instead, then reduce the use of lemon juice. Please adjust sugar according to your taste. Enjoy cooking.. 

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