kumbalanga juice

kumbalanga juice

Kumbalanga Juice / Ash gourd Juice

Kumbalanga is the Malayalam word for ash gourd and is also called as winter melon.  Many dishes are made with kumbalanga in Kerala such as curries, desserts and drinks.

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The health benefits of kumbalanga juice are many. First of all kumbalanga juice is a so refreshing, you will feel energized suddenly after consuming it. Kumbalanga juice is very good for stomach – it helps to keep the intestine bacterial free. If you are looking to loose weight, kumbalanga juice should be included in your diet, as it has got 96 percent water and helps in maintaining body weight. A rich source of Vitamin B, Vitamin C and minerals such as potasium, iron and calcium.

Ingredients

  • Kumbalanga – 500 gms
  • Water – 100  ml, enough for blending
  • Lemon juice – 1 Tsp
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Peel the skin and remove the seeds.
  2. Cut them into cubes.
  3. In a food processor, take the kumbalanga, add tiny bit of water (water should be just enough for blending).
  4. Add salt, lemon  juice and blend well.
  5. Strain to remove any chunks or bits.
  6. Serve cold.

cut kumbalanga

cut kumbalanga

remove seeds and cut into cubes

remove seeds and cut into cubes

Bone Appetite & Happy Cooking!

 

 

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