Summers are still a month or two away but it is already that time of the year when you begin to crave for a refreshing drink after a few hours spent out in the afternoon. All bottled drinks also bottle up preservatives and sugars that do more harm than good to the body. The refreshment they offer may or may not be tasty but it is definitely unhealthy.
So raise a toast to good health with some refreshing home-made kanji, your perfect immunity booster. But mind you this is not an instant drink.
Pour it in a glass, add a few ice cubes and bottoms up! (Photo: Getty Images)
What you need
Sliced black carrots (1/2 kg)
Sliced beetroot (1)
Salt (to taste)
Black pepper (1/4 tsp)
Black salt (1/4 tsp)
Yellow mustard seeds (1 tbsp)
Water (7-8 glasses)
Red chilli powder (1/4 tsp)
How to make
Peal the carrots and beetroot
Fill a jar with water
Add the beetroot and carrot slices to the jar
Add all the spices to the jar
Cover the jar with a muslin cloth
Keep the covered jar in the sun for 3 days
On the fourth day, your kanji is ready
How to have it
Pour it in a glass, add a few ice cubes and bottoms up!