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Virgin Mojito Mocktail

This virgin mojito mocktail or nojito is a non-alcoholic version of the classic Cuban mojito. It’s the quintessential summer mocktail for the hot summer days, with it’s fresh, minty and citrusy flavour. Keep the ingredients handy in your fridge so you can sip on mocktails all summer long.  Read on ahead to find out how to make a virgin mojito mocktail and what to substitute if you don’t have one of the ingredients.  What ingredients are in a virgin mojito…

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Frozen Mint Lemonade | Mint Lemon Slush

Made with fresh mint leaves and lemon juice, frozen mint lemonade is a super refreshing summer drink. It’s like a mint lemon slushie mocktail. It’s been two years since I moved to Australia, and I have yet to get used to how seasons are the opposite way round here. The days are super short. The sun sets at 5 pm, making me feel the day is half gone by the time I get up in the morning. Though I can…

Today I am sharing a super simple beverage recipe with you and that’s of namkeen lassi or salty lassi! Namkeen lassi is a popular beverage in Pakistan & India made from yoghurt, salt and roasted cumin.
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Namkeen Lassi (Salty Lassi)

Today I am sharing a super simple beverage recipe with you and that’s of namkeen lassi or salty lassi! Namkeen lassi is a popular beverage in Pakistan & India made from yoghurt, salt and roasted cumin. So what is lassi? and what exactly is namkeen lassi? Lassi is a popular beverage from the Indian subcontinent made with yoghurt. It’s a beverage that can be enjoyed throughout the year, but come summer, lassi consumption shoots up like anything! Because in the…

The secret ingredient to this rich, creamy and absolutely refreshing strawberry coconut milkshake is frozen strawberries! Strawberry Coconut Milkshake.
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Strawberry Coconut Milkshake

The secret ingredient to this rich, creamy and absolutely refreshing strawberry coconut milkshake is frozen strawberries! I am absolutely loving strawberry season in Karachi. I know that we can make loads of fancy desserts with this beautiful red fruit, my absolute favorite has to be milkshakes. Creamy, refreshing and taking literally minutes to prepare they are just SO good! Plus ever since I learnt how to freeze strawberries, making milkshakes has become even simpler. All you need to do is…

A Karachite’s version of this classic winter beverage. Garnished with crushed nuts, Kashmiri Chai is known for its stunning pink color with a hint of salt & cardamom.
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Kashmiri Chai

A Karachite’s version of this classic winter beverage. Garnished with crushed nuts, Kashmiri Chai is known for its stunning pink color with a hint of salt & cardamom. I sometimes forget how long I have been blogging and it’s when someone requests a certain recipe and I am looking through the archives for that recipe that I realize how long it has been. I started off blogging in Feb 2011 and now it’s October 2015 – almost 5 years. I…

Homemade cappuccino, desi cappuccino or beaten coffee is made by whisking instant coffee, sugar and water till it creates a thick paste. This paste creates a creamy froth without using a fancy coffee machine. 
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Desi Cappuccino or Beaten Coffee

Desi cappuccino, homemade cappuccino or beaten coffee is made by whisking instant coffee, sugar and water till it creates a thick paste. This paste creates a creamy froth without using a fancy coffee machine.  My hot beverage of choice is almost always Chai; made in a thermos on an everyday basis, Doodh patti on the weekends and Kashmiri Chai in the winters. But when I am out with friends I prefer coffee. Not the basic black coffee but coffee with…

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Mango Lassi

Decided to do another simple & refreshing drink today using the fresh mangoes in season. Not only does it taste delicious from the sweetness of the mango and the tart flavor from the yoghurt, but its also healthy. It would be great for breakfast and also during Ramadan which is just coming up in a few days.  Mango Lassi Serves 2 – 3 people Ingredients 2 mangoes (about 1.5 cups), peeled and coarsely chopped 1 cup thick yogurt 1/4 cup…