carrot juice

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What is carrot juice, gajar ka juice, gajar ka ras?

Carrot juice is juice produced from carrots, often marketed as a health drink. Carrot juice may be prepared at home or bought from a super market in tetra pack sealed packets. When preparing the carrots at home for juicing, wash the carrots thoroughly in cold water using a stiff vegetable brush. Scrape lightly, but do not peel, because valuable vitamins and minerals lie close to the surface. The juice should be used immediately after it is made. 

How to select carrot juice, gajar ka juice, gajar ka ras
If you are making carrot juice, then select large, firm, dark-orange carrots should be selected for juicing, rather than the light-orange ones, because of their greater carotene content. Organic is better it will save you time and reduces exposure to potentially toxic substances. While buying carrot juice from the supermarket, choose the one which is 100% juice and is without any added flavors, sugar, salt and colors.

Culinary Uses of carrot juice, gajar ka juice, gajar ka ras

· hey provide a good base to mix in and experiment with other vegetables. They are not too sweet and not too bitter and hence ideal for vegetable juice combinations, cocktails and mocktails.
· Vary the quantities of ingredients to get a different taste. For example; adding more apple will give a sweeter taste, while more celery or green vegetables will give the juice more of a bite.

How to store carrot juice, gajar ka juice, gajar ka ras
Prefer having fresh carrot juice as much as possible. Keep juice tightly covered, and in the refrigerator to prevent loss of vitamin and mineral content through oxidation. 

Health benefits of carrot juice, gajar ka juice, gajar ka ras

Carrot juice has a particularly high content of vitamin A (B-carotene), but is also high in other minerals including calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus. Vitamin A helps to promote vision and prevents drying of the skin and eyes. It also enhances the fight towards bacterial infection. This vitamin acts as an antioxidant to cleanse the liver and reduce inflammation in the body also. However remember that juicing carrots will lead to loss of some amounts of fibre. Carrot juice is good for kids and senior citizens who cannot chew well. They can make up for some of the nutrients.

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