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 MINT-CORIANDER COOLER


INGREDIENTS:
Mint leaves – 1 Bunch Coriander – 1 Bunch Fresh lime – 1 Nannari syrup (Indian Sarsaparilla/ Shariba) – 2-3 teaspoons 
(Check out my blog on an easy method to prepare Nannari syrup)


Mint leaves- It is a calming and soothing herb that is rich in anti-oxidants. Coriander leaves- It is a cooling herb that is a rich source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and other minerals. Lime- It is refreshing, rich in Vitamin C, helps balance pH levels and detoxify. Nannari root- It is a great body coolant, blood purifier and helps prevent Urinary tract infections.
PREPARATION:

1.Clean fresh mint and coriander leaves. 2.Add equal quantity of the leaves and into a blender 3.Add the required quantity of water and blend well. 4.To this add a dash of lime and 2-3 teaspoons of Nannari syrup and mix well.
Enjoy a nice refreshing glass of Mint- Coriander cooler!!

Preparation of Nannari Syrup

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PREPARATION OF NANNARI SYRUP   


Nannari roots / Indian Sarsaparilla is a fantastic summer coolant. Its cooling medicinal properties help prevent most common summer ailments.  It helps balance all three doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) thus making it perfect for everyone to use. It is an effective blood purifier, helps relieve thirst, burning sensation, urinary tract infections, constipation, acidity, etc.
AYURVEDIC RASA PANCHAKA
Rasa (taste) – Sweet, Bitter Guna- Heavy, unctuous Virya- Cooling Vipaka- Sweet Effect on Dosha- Balances all the doshas
INGREDIENTS:
1.       Nannari roots – 100gm 2.       Jaggery- 3 cups 3.       Lemon juice- juice from 2 lemons 4.       Water- 1 litre
PREPARATION OF NANNARI SYRUP
1.       CLEANING – Wash the Nannari roots and dry them under direct sunlight for 2-3 hours or till the roots are completely dry.  Use a mortal and pestle to crush and remove the innermost white part of the root. We need only the outer part for our preparation.   2.       Make a powder of the roots …