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Gulkand-figs lassi

Rose petals Juice

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Gulkand (Rose petal jam) can be taken on its own or added to milk/yogurt/ juices.

Gulkand a general tonic of Ayurveda, is the delicious and naturally rich in calcium and has antioxidant activity. It has cooling properties thus it is beneficial in alleviating all the heat related problems like tiredness, lethargy, itching, aches and pains.it reduces acidity and stomach heat, helps in digestion.

Serves: 2-3
Preparation time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

  • Natural yogurt-2cups
  • Low fat milk-1/2cup
  • Vanilla essence-2tsp
  • Gulkand-1tbsp
  • Chopped Fresh Figs-2num
  • Ice cubes

Garnish:

  • Nuts/ figs

Procedure:

  • Add figs and gulkand in the blender and whizz until mashed.
  • To this add yogurt, milk, vanilla essence, ice cubes and blend again until well combined and frothy.
  • Pour the lassi into glass and garnish with figs/nuts.

Serve chilled.

Note:

  • Gulkand is the jam made by soaking rose petals in honey/sugar syrup. You get it in the indian grocery store.

I am bringing this recipe to Angie’s Fiesta Friday #25

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on July 19, 2014, in Juices/Beverages and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 36 Comments.

  1. This sounds so good Chitra, I love rose petal jam and figs. It’s so good to know the health benefits, I had no idea and think this is a wonderful lassi.

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  2. that’s something new to me. I have tried gulkand with various combo, but never figs πŸ™‚ Very interesting Chitra πŸ™‚

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  3. I love lassi! Going to give this a try πŸ™‚

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  4. If I find it in the Indian store, can I just eat it on it’s own and will it have the same effect as mixing it with yogurt etc?

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  5. Yeah. Got Coconut Yogurt ❀ I can make Lassi now πŸ™‚ Thanks for the idea

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  6. Chitra’s healthy and delicious drink! πŸ™‚

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  7. This looks tooooooo good Chitra!! n sounds sooo refreshing!!

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  8. Thanks for reminding me about rose petal jam – haven’t had it in the longest time. I used to eat it just with yogurt, but this sounds even better. I had no idea it was so nutritious. Thanks for bringing it to the party.

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  9. From where are getting these amazing ideas ? Gulkand and fig lassi yummy

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    • Vidya I can just say nothing from me it’s just my dad whoz not on this earth but in me and my family who is making me do all this and I very much beleive in that…. couldn’t fulfill his dream as a doctor so far that keeps pinching me all the time to overcome that he is blessing me with new ideas and keeping me busy…..so its just dad dad and dad….sorry it’s quite lengthy but felt like sharing. …

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  10. Oh boy does this ever look delicious and refreshing. Thank you so much for bringing! I have figs in the fridge that are in need of being used quickly before they expire, so I may indeed try your wonderful recipe!

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  11. Irresistible… I just love lassi πŸ™‚

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  12. widicreations

    What a unique combination. Must try this

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  13. This looks wonderful for the summer!

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  14. Ooh delicious, love figs and gulkand! πŸ™‚

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  15. Oh lovely again πŸ™‚

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  16. Great idea making lassi with Gulkand Chitra! Must taste really delicious & very cooling for the summer πŸ™‚

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