Squash it just concentrated fruit juices. They are readily available in shops, you just need to add some water to have it..During my shopping, i come across lots of squash bottle but i have never picked one. It is because they are so simple to make at home, so why do you want to get it from stores..
Mint Masala Soda
Blue Curacao Mocktail
Fresh Ginger Ale
Sparkling Pink Lemonade
Watermelon Ginger Cooler
Basil Seeds Lemonade
Mint Masala Soda
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Makes : 500 ml of crush
Mint Leaves – 4 cups packed (wash well)
Sugar – 2.5 cup
Citrid Acid / Lemon Salt- 1 tsp
Water – 3 cups
Take citric acid in a bowl, add in spoonful of water and set aside so it melts.
Take mint leaves in a sauce pan, add in 1.5 cup of water and bring it to a boil. Now the leaves must be wilted down.
Now strain it, reserve the water. Take the strained leaves in a blender, add in 2 to 3 tblspn of sugar and add the reserved water to puree this. Pour this back into the reserved water. Wash the blender with another 1.5 cup of water and add it to the puree. Strain this whole thing.
Now Take the strained juice in a sauce pan, add in sugar and mix well.
Bring it to a boil. Simmer the flame and cook for 15 mins or so.
Now it must have got little syrupy. Add in the citric acid mix and mix well.
Let it cool. Store it in a air tight bottle and chill.
When serving, pour little syrup in a cup and top with icecold water and icecubes. Enjoy.
|Take all your ingredients..There is nothing much, you need a bunch of mint leaves, sugar and citric acid..If you dont have that add lemon juice|
|this citric acid, it enhances the flavour of the squash, give that tangy taste and it preserves it..It is easily available in any big supermarkets..|
|Take 1 tsp of it|
|add little water and set aside so it melts|
|Now take mint leaves in a sauce pan|
|add in water|
|cook that till it is wilted|
|now take these leaves|
|add it to blender|
|add a spoonful of sugar to get it going..|
|add the cooking liquid to puree smoothly|
|now take the remaining cooking liquid|
|add the puree|
|i washed the blender with some water|
|now strain this whole thing|
|press to get as much liquid as possible|
|take this in a sauce pan|
|add in sugar|
|bring it to boil|
|simmer for 15 mins or so|
|now the syrup is done|
|it has to be little syrupy|
|add in the citric acid mix|
|Pour it into clean jar|
|when serving..add a little amount of the syrup in a cup|
|top with ice cold water|
|and few icecubes|