Once you get past the rough itchy exterior of a kiwi fruit, what lies inside is really a treasure, not just in terms of the gorgeous bright green colour and tangy taste, but also when it comes to health benefits. It boosts your immunity, is diabetic friendly, helps manage blood pressure and controls weight loss amongst several other perks. Take a look at these 6 recipes to know how you can use kiwis in just about any course!
You don’t have to wait for mango season to enjoy the joy of drinking a panna. This one made with roasted kiwis, lemon juice, fresh mint and just the right hint of spices like ginger, black salt and roasted cumin. This khatta meetha drink works as a brilliant welcome drink and an instant mood lifter too!
Assorted lettuce leaves, crunchy pomegranate pearls and tangy chunks of fresh kiwi fruit dressed with a lovely orange mustard dressing. Even amongst other delicious flavours of this dish, the tangy taste, silky flesh and crunchy seeds of a kiwi fruit manages to stand out and ultimately take it to another level.
This soup is creamy, tangy and nourishing all at the same time. Moong dal, kiwis and carrots flavoured with onions, garlic and curry powder – pureed into a silky smooth soup and made creamy with coconut milk. You get just the right amount of kiwi in each spoonful to keep the guessing game on at the table.
Large chunky prawns marinated in a charred kiwi chutney and grilled to delicate perfection. While trying out this dish make sure you prepare the chutney in a big quantity, because it works great as a dipping sauce for the grilled butterflied prawns!
Mixed vegetables and whole cashewnuts cooked in a tangy kiwi and coconut based korma curry. Kiwi blends along surprisingly well with the South Indian flavours of this curry, giving it just the right amount of zing and well-rounded taste. Serve it along with some steamed rice and you won’t need anything else.
You will be surprised at how just a hint of lemon zest helps bring out the taste of the kiwi fruit in this recipe. Soft fluffy muffins are a perfect snack, that get made in just about half an hour - these kiwi lime muffins are the perfect way to get your kiwi fix!
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