By Nmami Agarwal
July 25, 2018
Enjoy summers with this delicious basil spinach amla cooler to sooth your mood and soul inside out and get replenished not just with its coolant properties but also with the nutrient nourishment hidden far from your sight aiding in healing you from inside for a better tomorrow. Let’s look upon some of its nutritional values before we jump to the recipe.
This recipe is a magical box loaded with some excellent source of vitamin A, C, K, B6, folate, magnesium, manganese, calcium and iron found in basil useful in healing oral issues, respiratory disorders, fever, stress, asthma, and heart diseases.
Nutritional values of spinach with various health benefits are due to the pigments, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, including potassium, magnesium, manganese, calcium zinc and iron are proven to be beneficial for skin care, lower blood pressure, improved eyesight, stronger muscles. It is also found good for healing cataracts, atherosclerosis and neurological disorders.
Indian gooseberry (Amla) is highly attributed to the significant consistency of vitamin C boosting the immune system, treating throat infections, lowering blood sugar levels and promoting heart health. Few other essential nutrients found in it are vitamins and minerals like calcium, iron, phosphorus, carotene, vitamin B complex and also, some powerful antioxidant agents.
- Basil – Handful
- Spinach – 3-4 Leaves
- Amla – 1-2
- Parsley – Handful
- Ginger – 1-2 small pc
- Lemon – 1-2 thin slices
- Water – 1 ½ glass (300 ml)
- Rock Salt – to taste
- Ice – to Cool
Calories – 30 kcal
- Wash and clean the spinach and basil leaves thoroughly.
- In a food mixer, blend all the ingredients such as (basil, spinach, amla, ginger and parsley) with water until they are pureed together.
- Add rock salt (if required) and ice cubes to it and blend them again.
- Serve cold by garnishing it with lemon slices.
Over to you
Where will you find such an amazing summer cooling recipe with numerous healing properties? So, try this out soon and get nourished with such divine nutrients.