Faalsa or Phalsa is a summer fruit, available only from April to June. It is a small fruit, looks like Jamun and has high nutritive value. It is a storehouse of vitamins and is known to have a cooling effect. How about putting some in-season phalse into a homemade summer quencher! Here’s a simple recipe to prepare the refreshing and nutritious Faalse ka Sherbet, without any artificial sweeteners!
Faalse fruit: 250 gms
Honey: 2-3 tsp
Roasted cumin seeds powder: 1 tsp
Black salt: a pinch(optional)
Mint leaves: 1 tsp (chopped, for garnishing)
Lemon slice for garnishing
Water: 2 glasses
Wash the faalse fruit well and then mash with the help of spatula so that the pulp leaves the seeds.
Mix faalse with black salt, roasted cumin seeds powder, 2 glasses of water and 2-3 tsp of honey, and put the mixture in a blender and blend well.
Strain the juice with a strainer to remove any bumps or leftover seeds.
Pour into a serving glass, add ice cubes and garnish with mint leaves and lemon.
Food group: Fruits.
Best time to eat: mornings as breakfast or first meal. Can be eaten as evening snacks or thirst quencher on a summer afternoon. Do remember to eat alone and not mixed with meals.
It is a good idea to consume seasonally available fruits in ample amount. Summer fruits like phalse are designed by nature to work as natural coolants. Fixing the fruit as a sherbet is a great way to up fruits for kids
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