Grape Juice Punch

Black Grapes are a good source of fibre and this is a healthy and refreshing drink during summer.This is prepared using black grapes and banana mixed with sugar.Kids will really love this.

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Ingredients

  1. Black Grapes – 500 gms
  2. Sugar – 1cup
  3. Banana(ripe) – 1
  4. Water – 4 cups
  5. Vanilla ice-cream – 1/4 cup

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Preparation

  1. Wash grapes thoroughly. Heat a pan and add grapes, sugar,water  and let it cook for 20 minutes.Once it is done, mash the grapes using the back of a spoon.Let it cool.
  2. Strain the above mix to extract the juice.
  3. In a blender, add chopped banana pieces and half the quantity of grape juice to it and blend well..
  4. Add 3 tbsp of ice-cream to it and blend again.Transfer into a bowl.
  5. Add the remaining juice to it and stir well.Refrigerate for sometime.
  6. Pour into glasses and top with vanilla ice-cream.
  7. Serve chilled.

The recipe calls for Robusta (Green banana).But here I used the yellow banana which is  commonly available in  local supermarkets.

Tip:To remove pesticides from grapes, put the grapes in salt water for sometime. Then rinse in cold water.

Recipe Source:Magic Oven Pachakavidhikal by Lakshmi Nair.

 

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1 Response

  1. Shreeja N says:

    Hi, Superb recipe for kids! Had once used condensed milk and that also worked out fine. This is excellent for kids in the age group of 2-4 years, esp. for those who like such semi solid and semi liquid stuff and don’t want to chew anything, even fruits 🙂 tc;)

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