Cucumber Cilantro Yogurt Smoothie
Cucumber Cilantro Yogurt Smoothie is absolutely a thirst quenching and a very cooling summer drink. The coolant cucumber and cilantro makes perfect combination to beat the summer heat. Yogurt being a pro-biotic is excellent for consumptioon to keep the stomach issue at bay, that summer heat can cause.
Cucumber is also called as Kheera or Kakdi in India. Yogurt is commonly recognized as Dahi or Curd and Cilantro is Coriander leaves.
Do you know that Cucumber keeps you hydrated, fights heat both inside and outside, flushes out toxins, supplies you with required skin friendly vitamins and minerals, aids in weight loss. revives the eyes and much more. Cilantro is rich in fiber and anti-oxidants plus essential minerals and vitamins. Yogurt aids in good digestion and helps in weight loss. Like cucumber, yogurt is very beneficial for our body inside and outside. It is recommended as the top diet food for summers. Now imagine that when the 3 nutritionally rich ingredients are combined together in a smoothie, the benefits will be triple fold.
Cucumber Cilantro Yogurt Smoothie is perfect to entertain your guests as well over a lunch party or even a dinner get together. It is so easy and quick that no prior prep is required and can be made instantly.
A chilled glass of this divine cooling drink, and you can actually feel the heat escaping away from your body. I am not exaggerating, I promise.
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This is how it is made. Get the recipe for Chaat Masala – here .
- Yogurt - 1 cup
- Cucumber - 1 medium size, washed, peeled and roughly chopped
- Cilantro / Coriander leaves - handful, washed and roughly chopped
- Ginger - 1 very small piece
- Green chili - a very small piece, optional
- Rock salt - to taste
- Cumin powder, roasted - 1 tsp
- Chaat Masala - ½ tsp, optional
- Take the blender. Add everything and blend it fine.
- Fill four 8 oz glasses with ice cubes. Pour the blended yogurt smoothie evenly in 4 glasses. Adjust the salt accordingly. Stir and drink chilled.
I would recommend to make it fresh, or an hour before at the most.
I had a great time blending this Cucumber Cilantro Yogurt Smoothie in my Indian American Kitchen. My family and I enjoyed this deliciousness. I bet you will churn the same in your blender and enjoy a good chilled drink.
Eat Happy! Stay Happy!