Refreshing Summer Drink Recipes

summer drink

In the sun-soaked days and long warm nights of summer, it’s so nice to kick back with a homemade, healthful and refreshing drink. It doesn’t need to be flashy blue or have an umbrella in it to get the real taste of summer. In fact, by including seasonal produce into a homemade drink, you’ll be in tune with the summer palette of sweet, ripe fruit.

Summer is rolling on, and the heat is still a lingering guest. Here are 5 refreshing thirst quencher recipes that taste so good and are easy to make. We hope you like them!

1. Ginger Lime Chiller

Ginger lime chiller is a fusion of tangy lime and hint of ginger with subtle sweet taste. It is also very helpful for digestion.

Try out this quick and easy recipe and enjoy!


  • Ginger – 3 inch, fresh & peeled
  • Mint leaves- ½ cup, fresh & chopped
  • Lime juice – ½ cup, fresh
  • Sugar – as needed
  • Salt- a pinch
  • Black pepper – a pinch, ground
  • Ice crushes – ½ cup
  • Chilled water – 1 cup


1. In a juicer, blend all the ingredients, except ice crushes
2. Strain and serve chilled with ice crushes
3. Garnish with fresh lime slices and mint leaves
4. Ginger lime chiller is ready to relish

2. Mixed Fruit Lassi

This is a temptingly tasty summer drink that can be tried with any desired fruits. So you can substitute your favorite fruits for the ones below.


  • Apple – 1, small and cubed
  • Banana – 1, large, peeled and sliced
  • Watermelon – 1 cup, cubed
  • Muskmelon (or) Ripe mango – 1/2 cup
  • Black grapes – 1/3 cup, seedless
  • Yogurt – 1 1/2 cups, thick and chilled
  • Vanilla essence (or) Cardamom powder – pinch
  • Sugar (or) Honey – 1-2 tbsp
  • Ice Cold water – 1 cup
  • Ice cubes – as required


1. Freeze the cut fruits for 10-15 min. Blend all the ingredients other than ice cubes until smooth and frothy.
2. Pour into tall glasses and serve with ice cubes

3. Mango Slush

Mango Slush is a very refreshing and cooling low-calorie dessert or drink. It tastes heaven and is super easy to make. Also, make sure to prepare it just before you need.


  • Mango – 1½ cups, large ripened, peeled and cubed
  • Ginger juice – 2 tsp (to make ginger juice shred the ginger and squeeze)
  • Lime juice – 2 Tbsp
  • Sugar – 3Tbsp
  • Ice – 3 cups
  • Lime Zest – as required, for garnishing


1. Just before serving empty all the ingredients in a blender and grind until smooth. Do not melt all the ice as Mango Slush is more enjoyable with lots of crushed ice
2. Garnish with lime zest and serve Mango Slush immediately

4. Banana Orange Burst


  • Banana – 1, peeled
  • Orange – 1, large, peeled and deseeded
  • Soya milk – 450ml, vanilla flavored
  • Ginger – 1 tsp, fresh and ground (add more if you want more of a zing)


1. Empty all the ingredients in the juicer and blend until ingredients are crushed and
2. Serve with ice cubes
5. Virgin Mojito

Virgin Mojito is a simple, refreshing chiller with a sweet, tangy taste that you can gulp once you’re home from a tiring day of work.


  • Mint leaves – 20 to 30, fresh and chopped
  • Lemon – 2, deseeded
  • Sugar – 2 Tbsp
  • Sprite (or) Soda – 400ml (double the amount of sugar if you’re adding soda)
  • Ice cubes – as required


1. Slice the lemons in shape of wedges and remove the seeds
2. Put the mint leaves and lemon wedges in a jar/glass
3. Add sugar and using a spoon mash the ingredient and bash the lemons to give out their juice
4. Bruise the mint leaves gently with a spoon and ensure the sugar combined nicely
5. Pour sprite and ice cubes in it and enjoy

Did we get you tempting and inspired? Do try these quick drinks along with a medley of fruity flavors. Get on and start planning your next healthy summer cocktail to beat the hot summer days.

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Beat the Heat with Summer Foods

summer foods

We’ve been condoning the summer for more than a week already when March melts its way into April the temperature is at its peak. Apparently, this is the time you take advantage of the kitchen of the sunshine and good times.

Try some easy, breezy recipes to make use of the best seasonal fruits,vegetables & herbs. During this season indigestion is common, and we will find our appetite diminishing. So keep it simple, keep it light.

Keep it Cool

Swap to foods that help you cool down and hydrate you during the summer months. Try adding any of these to your daily foods :

  • Cucumber, tulsi, tender coconut, pineapples, watermelon, sprouts, lemon, coriander, mint leaves
  • Also include olives, tomatoes, dal
  • You can also use a lot of yogurt(curd) which helps bring a light and refreshing element to your dish
  • Eat a lot of steamed food like idli, aapam, puttu, etc

Knock-out Recipes

To help you innovate all of these here’s a purveyor of simple Indian recipes to beat the summer.

1. Coconut sorbet

Ingredients :

  • Tender coconut pulp – 1/2 cup
  • Tender coconut water – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1/4 cup
  • Lemon juice (optional) – 1 Tbsp

Method :

1.To a mixer jar empty tender coconut pulp

2. Grind it adding coconut water, sugar and lemon juice until the mixture turns smooth.

3. Transfer the mixture to a flat box and freeze for 3 hours

4. Take it out every 1 hour and grind it smoothly. Repeat this for 5 times minimum for a soft sorbet.

5. Then again freeze overnight and scoop and serve it the next day.

2. Tomato Raita (side dish)

Ingredients :

  • Curd, chilled – 1 cup
  • Tomato, finely chopped – ½ cup ( 1 nos.)
  • Mint & coriander leaves, chopped – as required
  • Green chili, finely chopped – 1 nos.
  • Cumin / jeera powder, roasted – ½ tsp
  • Black salt or regular salt – as required

Method :

1. Whisk the fresh chilled curd till smooth

2. Add the finely chopped tomatoes, mint & coriander leaves, chopped green chilies, roasted cumin powder and season with black salt as per taste

3. Mix them well and serve immediately

3. Cucumber Chiller

Ingredients :

  • Ginger, peeled and chopped – 1 inch
  • Cucumber, peeled and chopped – 1 nos.
  • Water – 1/2 glass
  • Ice – as required
  • Lemon wheels, for garnish
  • Cucumber wheels, for garnish

Method :

1. In a juicer, blend ginger, cucumber and 1/2 cup of cold water

2. Strain the puree through a mesh sieve

3. Fill glasses with ice and blended juice. Top with lemon and cucumber wheels

Enjoy the summer with sun-kissed vegetables and colourful fruits. Make sure to eat light and early. Include a lot of vegetables, fruits pulses or fish.

Chill out with these tasty recipes, and enjoy the season.


Happy Women’s Day to all Superwomen

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She’s got the Power

Woman is the extraordinary power that relays the lion’s share of responsibility. With the power of her love, a house becomes a home. And her culinary arts, signal a harmonious family. Be proud! Because you’re a woman, fore-seer and the source of love. Most of the women shoulder multiple responsibilities as house wives and working women. They oversee relationships and tailor situations for a stable relationship. These blessings in disguise take joy in every little thing they do – cooking, caring, teaching.

School of Roles

Women as individuals, pursue their talents and dreams that are awe inspiring. They’re also chiefly responsible for mentoring children, major family decisions, finance maintenance, nourishing the family, and the list is long. The social roles and responsibilities with privileges of being women add spice to their lives. Saying that, getting their hands on cooking is yet another pleasurable area of expertise.

Superwomen’s Day

Premier salutes and encourage women to pursue their heart’s desires. Every day is women’s day, not just 8th March. Good times are the days well spent with families. We, Premier, value your time. Now enjoy with your families, kitchen won’t beckon you now and then. No more time consuming tiresome cooking. Premier’s limelights as a token of love and appreciation to the Superwomen of a contemporary kitchen with some revolutionary time-saving kitchen appliances – Induction cooker, Three 
burner stove, Roti maker.

We recognize all of your efforts and hard work. Wish you goodness, happiness and prosperity in life.

Happy Women’s Day to all Superwomen

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Induction Pressure Cooker – Cooking Made Healthy

Induction bottom pressure cooker


Cooking is love made visible. There is nothing more amazing in life when you can cook tasty food in minutes.

An induction bottom pressure cooker ensures a faster and easier cooking experience. The induction base makes this pressure cooker a dual cookware for cooking on an induction stove and LPG stove.

This stunning new Induction base pressure cooker from Premier makes it a functional necessity that every kitchen should own. Here are a few reasons to consider the Premier Inner lid Aluminium Induction Bottom Pressure cooker:

Even Cooking

The Induction base on the pressure cooker equally distributes heat faster, directly into the vessel. Whereas, the standard pressure cooker absorbs heat only on the spot above the burner. The stainless steel plate inserted at the bottom of the cooker makes it magnetic and work on induction cooktops as well as LPG stoves. The flame evenly distributes without overheating the cooker and cooks the food uniformly within minutes. Premier pressure cooker consumes less gas or less electricity without over cooking.

Healthiest Mode of Cooking

Induction pressure cookers are made for convenience and safety. Aesthetically featured to give you the taste of traditional Indian cooking, they cook food within a snap and cuts down time. Both on stove and induction cooktop, Premier induction cooker increases thermal efficiency.

While it is essential to cook food before we eat, it is also important to not to overcook. The modern craftsmanship doesn’t allow the pressure cooker to overcook or burn the food. Thereby, induction base perfects cooking and makes a healthier meal.

Easy to Clean and Maintain

The pressure cooker is engineered with aluminium body, resulting in magnetic bottom to cut down energy and time consumption.

Thermal efficiency, aluminium body, magnetic field, all these technical words might sound gibberish, but when it comes to cleaning the cooker it is super-duper easy! Induction pressure cooker reduces not only your cooking time but also your cleaning time.

Premier pressure cooker has been certified by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) of USA and Bureau of Indian Standards (ISI). We at Premier ensure safety, reliability and durability for your kitchen.

The aluminium material makes this cooker sturdy and resistant to dents and more energy-efficient, stays looking new for years. Experiment with new recipes and get to spend more time with your family.

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5 Tempting Non-rice Recipes you can Make in Electric Rice Cooker

5 tempting recipes

Your rice cooker has secret talents! Rice cooker isn’t a unitasker but a superhero who can cook a wide variety of foods. Here are a few exciting recipes that might convince you to invest in an Electric rice cooker.

An electric rice cooker uses moisture to cook food, whereby it traps the flavors in the pot. Make use of the cooking surface and do whatever you want, it’s worth the experimentation.


Frittatas are more like a fried omelette with vegetables. Grease the rice cooker with butter. Mix vegetables, eggs, seasonings – pepper, salt, garam masala, oregano, dried thyme in a bowl. Pour the ingredients into the rice cooker and cook for 12-15 min. Slice into wedges and enjoy.

Chocolate cake

Rice cooker chocolate cake requires no eggs or milk. It requires just mixing the ingredients together and cooking for about an hour. Mix all the dry ingredients 1.5 cups flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 4 Tbsp cocoa powder, 1 tsp of baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp baking powder. Add the wet ingredients, 90 ml of sunflower/cooking oil, 1/2 tsp vanilla, 1 Tbsp vinegar, 1 cup of water. Pour the batter into the buttered rice cooker and cook for 1 hour. Allow the cake to cool for 15 minutes before removing. Invert bowl on a flat plate for a smooth finish. Top with your favorite frosting.

Chicken Breasts

Combine sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic, pepper, salt with chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and allow to marinate. Place chicken packet in the rice cooker staem box. Close the lid and steam for 10 minutes and then open the lid again and put vegetables in a separate foil packet to steam along with the chicken. Allow to steam till the cooker changes to keep warm. Unfoil the chicken and vegetables, mix them together in a serving bowl. Serve hot.


Soak the oats overnight in the rice cooker, and then switch it on in the morning for a hot breakfast, about half an hour before breakfast. Rice cooker is best to make smaller amounts of oatmeal without crusting and easier to clean too. 1 cup of regular oats, 2 1/2 cups of water or milk, few pieces of fresh fruits (banana, apple, strawberry), cinnamon, and nuts. Cook on the lower-temp for porridge to set in.

Sweetcorn Chicken Soup

Preheat rice cooker, combine olive oil with butter and saute for 5 min. Once the butter has melted, add the garlic, onion and potato and saute for another five minutes. Add the sweetcorn, vegetable stock, bring to the boil. Wait until the potatoes are cooked. Stir in the cream and season with salt and black pepper, then pour into a blender and blend until smooth. Garnish with a sprinkle of spring onions.

Endless adaptability and easy cleanup rice cooker are an excellent place to start. It is a versatile tasker for a hearty meal, and something delicious is minutes away. Best of all, these recipes are the ideal ones that you can try when while watching an exciting movie on TV, or when guests are at home or while teaching your kids. As they are a set-it-and-forget dishes and never consumes your time. Basically, just throw everything into the rice cooker and see the magic.

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Healthy Breakfast for an Energetic Day

balanced diet

Most talked and debatable topic by Homemakers is ‘How to go about the Healthy diet.’ Unlike what you see in magazines and TV shows, healthy eating is easy.

Each person’s’ daily nutritional requirements are different. All Mothers, Fathers, Children and Grandparents can follow these simple tips. Balance is the key to a healthy diet, which means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions maintains a healthy body weight. Here are ideas for women seeking a balanced diet for good health.

Swap Carbs to Protein

Kick start your day by following some simple Breakfast rules.

Rule: No Skipping Breakfast!

Whatever be it, don’t skip breakfast as it sets your blood sugar level. Skipping breakfast will lead you to choose the wrong foods later in the day.

Protein boosts metabolism, reduces hunger and appetite. In other words, you end up eating less for the rest of the day by choosing Protein for Breakfast. Also, you can spread your protein intake throughout the day by eating protein with every meal.

Healthy Foods

Balanced diet isn’t complex and bland as it has been portrayed. Taste and Health go together as an additional bonus.

A protein breakfast is easy to prepare.

1. Top your morning toast with scrambled egg, a slice of shallow grilled salmon or ham and when you do have a little more time enjoy an omelette

2. Having a banana milkshake or any fruit juices with your morning portion is a quick and tasty way to start your day

3. Aim for at least two sandwiches a week. Grab interesting protein veggies such as sprouts, peas, mushroom, sweet corn, broccoli. Sandwich or Salad them once a week

4. For a healthy choice, spread Peanut butter instead of chocolate spreads

Some of the Protein-rich foods that you can consider are Egg, Milk, Cheese, Curd, Fish- Tuna & Salmon, Meat-Chicken, Peanut Butter, Nuts, Wheat, Fruits- avocado, guava, peaches, pomegranates, oranges, bananas & Vegetables.



How to make Instant Ven Pongal

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Giving thanks to the Creator and created is deep-rooted in the hearts of the Tamil culture. Honouring the mother nature for the blessing of the harvest stands tall than all human traditions. The celebrational wheel of time rotates us to the “Festival of Harvest.”

Margali (tamil month) signals the end of the traditional farming season, giving farmers a break from their monotonous routine. Farmers pay gratitude to mother nature and farm animals as a token of love and appreciation. Part of the celebration involves boiling of the first rice of the season consecrated to the Sun.

Pongal is the quickest and lightest special breakfast. Pot Pongal is the yummiest and interesting food during occasions. But now being part of nuclear families in apartments, pot Pongal may not be practical for many. However, it is nothing to be worried about, as making Ven Pongal at home in traditional taste is super easy.

With Pongal around the corner, let’s learn some traditional cooking recipe. This stepwise traditional Pongal recipe is exclusively for you lovely ladies out there.

Traditional Ven Pongal Recipe

Preparation time : 5 min

Cooking time : 25 min

Serves : 4


  • Raw white rice (pacharisi) – 1 cup
  • Dry roasted Moong dal (paasi parupu)- 1/4 cup
  • Water – 4 cups
  • Ginger chopped – 1 tblsp
  • Asafoetida (paerungayam) – 1 pinch
  • Salt – as needed


  • Ghee – 2 tblsp
  • Jeera – 2 tsp
  • Pepper – 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Asafoetida – 2 pinches
  • Cashews – 6

Cooking Method

Step 1 : Wash rice and dal together, drain excess water. Coat pressure cooker with a tsp of ghee. Fry ginger and asafoetida for few seconds.

Step 2 : Add 4 cups of water, wait until it boils. Add the washed rice, dal, salt and pressure cook for 4 whistles in medium flame.Wait until pressure gets released by itself,open & mash.

Step 3 : For Seasoning, add ghee in a tadka pan, when hot add pepper and let it start splutter and then switch off the flame. Add cashews and fry till it starts golden and then lastly add jeera. Add curry leaves and asafoetida lastly. Mix them well and then add it to pongal and fold them together.

Tastes best when served hot or warm with Coconut chutney and Sambar. Hope Instant Vengal adds flavour to your home.

Premier wishes you all an “Appetizing Pongal”



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3 in 1 Sandwich Maker for a Luscious Snack

Sandwich maker

Are you a fan of sandwich? Then make your sandwiches stuffed with your favourite meat or veggies at home with Premier Sandwich maker. There’s no secure way to good health than a handful of vegetables. Especially if it is made with Premier Sandwich maker. Tailored to save you energy, space, and time.

Premier Sandwich maker, manufactured with highest quality materials, designed specially to make a versatile companion for you in your kitchen.

Treat for your Family

Amaze your family and friends with yummy sandwiches served in minutes. With a filling of your choice, grate some cheese on it, and grill it to make a delicious sandwich. Premier sandwich maker has wide slots for safe removal of sandwiches. Easy and convenient for even grilling.

Healthy Kitchen Partner

No oil is more healthy! Isn’t it? Premier sandwich maker is the healful alternative to fried food. Enjoy sandwiches, grilled meat, roasted vegetables without oil. The sandwiches made of this device tastes exactly like the restaurant grilled sandwich you are so familiar with. What more do you need?

Customised Sandwiches

With 3 detachable heating plates customise your sandwiches and enjoy it the way you want. You can grill your darling meat, toast sandwiches and make waffles and treat yourself for making the right choice.

Healthy Living

With Premier sandwich maker, life is a sheer pleasure. Homemakers who excel in a wide variety of cooking also own the most exclusive 3 in 1 sandwich maker, making life refreshing and tasty. We ensure that your every second of experience with Premier sandwich maker makes you happy and puts a smile on your face. This ensures oil-free cooking and healthy living. It can be cleaned effortlessly and quickly.

Getting the new premier sandwich maker for your kitchen is the best decision you’ll ever be making. With the non-stick base, it is designed in such a way that you’ll be making perfect crispy sandwiches, every single time. The premier sandwich maker is so easy to use; you’ll never have to struggle the old way, ever again.

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Relishing Malai Kofta with Potato Dumplings in Creamy Tomato Gravy

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Have you encountered Malai Kofta? India’s favorite dish is a rich union of fried potato, vegetables and cheese dumplings in a spiced tomato gravy. This all-time favorite Indian dish, tastes excellent with rice or flat bread.

Cooking time : 30 minutes


Kofta (Potato Veggie Dumplings)

  • 2 cups russet potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 1/2 cup carrot, chopped

  • 1/2 cup peas, frozen

  • 2 Tbsp toasted cashews, finely chopped

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour

  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste

Tomato Gravy

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp ginger, peeled and finely chopped

  • 1 cup onion, diced finely

  • 1 tsp chili, finely chopped

  • 1 cup tomatoes, pureed

  • 2 Tbsp cashews, toasted and ground (coffee grinder works well)

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 cup water, or as needed

  • 1/4 tsp garam masala

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric

  • 1/4 tsp coriander, ground

  • 1/4 tsp salt, to taste

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil


  1. Boil 4-5 glasses of water in Handi (pot pan) and add potatoes and carrots. Cook for 10-15 minutes until easily mashable with a fork. Add peas and cook 1-2 minutes more, then drain water and transfer the vegetables to a large mixing bowl to cool.

  2. On the other hand, lets start making the gravy. Get the sauce pan on work. Heat 1 Tbsp of olive oil. Add cumin seeds and cook until they begin to crackle. Add onion, ginger, and serrano chili (optional). Cook for 3-4 minutes, stir occasionally until onion begins to brown. Add tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes more. Transfer mixture to a mixer grinder and blend until smooth.

  3. Add oil and the remaining ingredients respectively to a stew pan, saving water for the end. Add as much of water as you need to make a nice gravy consistency (will continue to thicken as it cooks). Combine ingredients and stir well, let it bubble gently over low heat. If too watery, you can add additional cashew powder to thicken it.

  4. Add the rest of the ingredients to koftas, stir and a thick gravy will form. Make small sized kofta balls. Heat oil in a fry pan and place the balls a few inches apart from each other for uniform cooking. Cook until crispy on the bottom and flip over until crispy on all sides.

  1. When koftas are done, drop them in the heated gravy and serve immediately with rice or bread of your choice

Malai Kofta is undoubtedly an asset to the art of cooking. Try this ‘must have’ dish with Premier kitchen appliances.

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Grilled Fry Pan for a Sumptuous and Healthy Menu

Grill panNutricious cooking starts at your kitchen. Remembering the thumb rule, “Eat better, Live better”, focussing on healthier foods is essential. We talk a lot about eating healthy, nutritious foods. At the same time checking on healthy culinary appliances are equally vital.

No matter how much you love to eat healthy food, if you don’t get the taste or enough variety, healthy food easily falls into the “just another green thing category!”. One of the highest rated FAQ’s is, “Are there healthy foods that are tasty as well?”

Becoming slaves of Grilled meat, hamburgers and sandwiches are no sin. Here is a safe and easy way to stay healthy. Eat grilled meat, bacon or any seared food under the sun and stay healthy. Premier’s sassy innovation of Premier Grilled Fry Pan is the new healthy way to your man’s heart. Premier Grilled Fry Pan is an extremely versatile pan that provides you the flavor that you get on an outdoor grill.

Food specialists prefer grilled cooking as it is oil free and healthy to eat. You might wonder how can a grilled food stay tasty and healthier at the same time. The high ridges grill food with echt grill marks, elevating food from fatty drippings. Tandooris, sandwiches, vegetables or meat on Grilled fry pan takes you through a divine rollercoaster.

Ideal for the lot from cooking breakfast meats to grilling veggies and sandwiches. Premier Grilled Fry Pan has cool handles, double nonstick coats with authentic grill marks while allowing fat to drain away.

The extra thick bottom ensures uniform heat retention, helps you save energy and cook faster. Better temperature control with easy cooking and cleanup adds a feather to the cap. Performs equally good indoors and outdoors.

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