Minty Cucumber Cooler

Minty Cucumber Cooler

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Minty Cucumber Cooler made from cucumber, mint and low fat curds. This Cucumber Curd Mint drink is perfect Indian summer cooler drink.

Very few of you might have considered making a drink using cucumber! This perfect invigorating cucumber mint cooler along with calcium rich low-fat curds delicately flavoured with mint. Cucumber and low-fat curds blend perfectly to create a low-fat cooler.

Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. With that high water content, cucumber act as a broom for our system to sweep out harmful toxins from our body in kakdi pudina drink.

The sterols from cucumber aid in managing blood cholesterol levels well and is diabetic-friendly. Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. So it’s clear that the Indian Minty Cucumber drink is very good for your stomach and cholesterol and diabetics friendly.

Enjoy how to make Minty Cucumber Cooler recipe with detailed step by step photos below.

Minty Cucumber Cooler recipe - How to make Minty Cucumber Cooler

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 glasses
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Ingredients


For Minty Cucumber Cooler
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
3 cups chopped cucumber
1 1/2 cups low fat curds (dahi)
salt to taste

For Serving
1/2 cup crushed ice

For The Garnish
4 tbsp finely chopped cucumber

Method
For minty cucumber cooler

    For minty cucumber cooler
  1. To make minty cucumber cooler, combine the cucumber along with ½ cup of water in a deep pan and cook on a medium flame till it turns soft (approx. 4 to 5 minutes). Keep aside to cool.
  2. Once cooled, combine the cucumber (with the remaining water) and mint leaves in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture in a deep bowl, add the curds and salt, mix well and keep aside.
  4. Place some crushed ice in 4 individual glasses and pour equal quantities of the juice over it. Serve the minty cucumber cooler immediately garnished with cucumber.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per glass
Energy40 cal
Protein3.2 g
Carbohydrates6.3 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium46.8 mg
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Method To Make Minty Cucumber Cooler

  1. To make Minty Cucumber Cooler, take 2-3 medium sized cucumber. Cucumbers are high in nutrients and also aid in weight loss. 
  2. Peel the cucumbers. 
  3. Further, chop the cucumbers for Minty Cucumber Cooler and keep aside.
  4. Take a bunch of fresh mint leaves, separate the leaves from the stem.
  5. Wash the leaves and keep aside. Always wash the mint leaves before use as it may contain traces of dirt and bacteria. 
  6. In a deep non-stick pan, take 1/2 cup of water and let it boil.
  7. Once you see small bubbles showing up in the water, add the chopped cucumber to it.
  8. Cook the cucumbers till they are soft, it would take approx. 4-5 minutes.
  9. Once the cucumbers turn soft, get the pan off the flame and keep aside until it totally cools down.
  10. Once the cucumbers come down to room temperature, in a mixing jar put the cucumbers with the left out water.
  11. Add the mint leaves. Mint leaves would make the drink delicious.
  12. Blend the cucumber and mint leaves until smooth. 
  13. Transfer the mixture in a deep bowl. 
  14. Add low fat curd to Mint Cucumber Drink
  15. Add salt to taste mint cucumber drink.
  16. Mix the Minty Cucumber Cooler well.
  17. Place some crushed ice in 4 individual glasses and pour equal quantities of the Mint Cucumber Cooler over it. 
  18. Serve the Minty Cucumber Cooler Immediately. 

Minty Cucumber Cooler – A Nourishing Summer Drink

  1. Minty Cucumber Cooler – A Nourishing Summer Drink. Cucumber, curd and mint – all 3 ingredients used in this summer special drink have cooling effect. With mere 40 calories per glass, this Minty Cucumber Curd Cooler is a true thirst quencher minus the fat. Weight watchers to heart patients to cancer patients and even healthy individuals can whip this in minutes and enjoy its cooling effect. Cucumber adds water to prevent constipation, while low fat curd adds protein for bones and mint adds a touch of vitamin A and vitamin C to strengthen your immune system. Enjoy it any time of the day.

Reviews

Minty Cucumber Cooler
 on 20 Mar 16 08:27 PM
4

this looks very yum and cool perfect for hot summer
Tarla Dalal
21 Mar 16 08:44 AM
   Yes it is perfect for a hot summer day. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them...
Minty Cucumber Cooler ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 27 Nov 14 03:55 PM
5

Water filled cucumber, curds and mint pair really well.... the image of the recipe itself is too tempting...kudos to the team... have this is a mid-evening snack and you will be surely satiated.