Strawberry – Agua Fresca

IMG_3132 I believe strawberries are one of the most beautiful creation of mother nature.  Dark red skin laced with golden dots, contrasting green leaves and a drop like shape, there is hardly anyone, who won’t get inspired by strawberries. This inviting fruit is in season now, …..local markets are filled with strawberries. IMG_3124 Agua fresca is the Spanish word for fresh water, blended with cereals, fruits, flower, sugar and water to create the light non alcoholic drink. You are at liberty to use any combinations or the individual ingredient of your choice to create a soothing drink. IMG_3130 A quick healthy and refreshing drink to welcome the strawberry season. Recipe  Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries  – hulled and sliced
  • 2 tsp sugar (or more if you prefer)
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • few mint leaves (optional)
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Method – Rinse and thoroughly wash the strawberries. Hull and halve them. Add all ingredients together and leave it in the fridge overnight or minimum 2 hours. In a blender, process them until smooth. Pour the serving glass and serve fresh. Serves – 2-3 (Makes 2-3 cups) Note-  you may increase the quantities proportionately for the larger volume.

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