Category Archives: Drinks

Panakam

panakam

Panakam is a simple sweet drink prepared during festivals like Rama Navami. In my village, Thekkegramam, this drink is served to people pulling the temple chariot on Rama Navami day. Some households would keep a huge vessel full of Panakam … Continue reading

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Apple Beet Carrot Juice

beet carrot juice

A simple and healthy raw juice packed with goodness. Best to have any time of the day. Some beneficial substances in beet are lost when cooked so having beet raw provides maximum benefits. Raw beet has many desirable side effects. … Continue reading

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Almond Milk Mango Smoothie

Before the mango season is over, here is a vegan protein-rich mango smoothie. Almond milk is a great alternative to cow’s milk and a healthy component for a smoothie. I am not sure if almond milk is available in the … Continue reading

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Amba Bhavan

No, it’s not the name of a dish. “Amba Bhavan Coffee Club” is a simple, unpretentious eatery in Matunga, Mumbai, one that was started way back in 1934. Whenever I visit Matunga, (which is around 15 km away from where … Continue reading

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Chukku Kaapi (Dry Ginger Coffee)

Sitting snuggled up in your sofa, warm and cozy, watching the drizzle with a steaming cup of coffee in your hand; something all of us wanna do during monsoons. Imagine the coffee had a very interesting twist! Chukku kaapi (dry … Continue reading

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