Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Cooling Falooda


Originally a persian drink,very popular in India and Pakistan. The uncommon Ingredients used can be easily found at your local Asian Grocery store. It's a cooling drink especially after long day of fasting in Ramadan.
Uncommon Ingredients #1
1 tablespoon of Takmaria\Sabja\Basil seeds Soaked in water. Soaked in water for 30 minutes. These seeds are good for digestion and have medicinal value.

Uncommon Ingredient #2
3 tablespoon Rose syrup ,Roohafza or any other brand.

Uncommon Ingredient #3
bunch of Falooda Sev .Drop in hot boiling water and simmer until softened 5-10 minutes.

Remaining Ingredients
2 cups Cold milk(reduced fat)
1 scoop reduced fat Ice-cream vanilla or pistachios or butter pecan
Chopped nuts for garnish.

Method
Add the syrup to the milk and stir until dissolved. Pour it in a tall glass,drop the cooked and drained noodles and swelled up basil seeds. Top with ice-cream ,nuts and serve .

This recipe is my entry for Sangeeth's Eat Healthy :Calcium Rich Event

2 comments:

Anjum said...

nice recipe for iftar dawat..

Yasmeen said...

Sure is Anjum, when we have community Iftars here.. the Rozedars absolutely devour this cooling drink..its gone in seconds.

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