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Some days back , I had a road-side drink made of lemon, tulsi and black pepper. They added some secret mixture in it which had mint too. Though it was too sweet for me, but flavour was unforgettable and super refreshing. I was amazed that such a drink was actually served on road-side. Here goes my modified version of that drink.

Carrot and apple juice with tulsi and mint- A summer drink!

Carrot and apple juice with tulsi and mint- A summer drink!

Tulsi and mint actually cools down your body. Tulsi leaves a refreshing taste on your tongue and throat. You can have some tulsi leaves everyday. I have used tinned pineapple juice as sweetener here. But you can replace it with fresh fruits which are sweet like watermelon, grapes, pineapple or some oranges. I hope you guys like it!

Serves 2 persons

Ingredients

4 Carrots (medium sized and par boiled)

3/4 apple (roughly chopped)

8-9 mint leaves

handful of tulsi leaves

1/2 cup tinned pineaaple juice

juice of half lemon of 11/2 tsp lemon juice

salt

1/2 tsp pepper

11/2 cup cold water

For serving

2 sliced lemons

some crushed ice

Procedure

  • Blend all the ingredients except cold water in blender or juicer to smooth mixture.
Carrot and apple juice with tulsi and mint- summer drink!

Carrot and apple juice with tulsi and mint- summer drink!

  • Now add cold water and blend it again.
  • Strain the juice through strainer. 
  • Drop a slice of lemon in the glass and then pour the juice and add some crushed ice. Serve chilled.
Carrot and apple juice with tulsi and mint- summer drink!

Carrot and apple juice with tulsi and mint- summer drink!

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