Thursday, March 19, 2015

Bottle Gourd - Tomato Juice

Ready to Serve Bottle Gourd - Tomato Juice
Bottle Gourd - Tomato Juice helps to keep your body cool. Summer has started the sun rays are strong. You need to beat the heat. It is always better you drink lots of juice and water. You can prepare varieties of juices at home. Home made juice is always good for health. I have tried this bottle gourd - tomato juice and its taste delicious. Try it out and you will really love the taste. It is not only taste, one has to take care of the health also.
These tomatoes are from our garden (pots).
Lets see the benefits of using bottle gourd and tomatoes in our diet. 
Bottle gourd helps to reduce blood pressure and supports the urinary system of our body. It also helps to reduce the chances of urinary infection. It contain vitamins and minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin A and C. Bottle gourd helps control the thirst in diabetic patients. They are rich in fiber and helps the digestive system and good for people who suffer from constipation. They also helps in reducing the liver inflammation.
Tomatoes are filled with nutrients and antioxidants. They contain Vitamin A and it helps to improve our eyesight and prevent night blindness. It helps to lower the risk of cancer. Tomatoes contain Vitamin C, A, K  potassium and iron. They are essential for maintaining normal blood health. Vitamin K controls bleeding and blood clotting. Tomatoes help in blood circulation. They are good for digestion and prevents constipation and diarrhoea. It also prevents jaundice and removes toxins from the body.
Bottle Gourd - Tomato Juice is easy to prepare and we can have them any time of the day.

Things Needed :

Bottle Gourd : 1 Small cup
Tomatoes : 4 to 5
Jaggery : 2  Table spoons
Salt : a pinch

Method :

1. Wash and remove the outer skin of bottle gourd and cut it in to small and keep it aside.
2. Wash and dee seed tomatoes and cut in to small and keep it aside.
3. Now grind tomatoes and bottle gourd with half glass of water nicely. Add salt and jaggery. Grind till the jaggery mixes well.
4. Remove the ground liquid from the mixi jar and put it in a bowl.
5. Add 2 more glasses of water sieve the juice and put it in a glass and serve.

Note :

You can add more jaggery if you like sweet taste. You can also add honey instead of jaggery. Adding salt is also optional. You can add ice cubes to make the juice chill. (optional). Do not throw the skin of bottle gourd. You can prepare chutney by using this. Remember to wash the whole bottle gourd nicely, before cutting it.
Serves : 2 to 3
Time : 10 minutes.


  1. Very different combo!! would love to try!!

  2. Healthy & refreshing the color.

  3. Lovely combination!! Will try it for sure!!