Friday, July 26, 2013

Strawberry Lime Granita

Granita looks like sparkling jewels and it contains hardly any calories.Granita goes for fresh fruits, lemon juice and sugar, with these three ingredients you will get a beautiful frozen dessert.This frozen dessert requires no ice cream maker and just need to freeze the mixture in a stainless steel box and scrape the frozen mixture with a fork.Using stainless steel box will accelerate the freezing time and helps for a quick freezing.Usually i'll make strawberry granita, but for a change i tried adding some lime zest and lime juice in this granita,which gives seriously a different flavour to the usual strawberry granita.

This strawberry lime granita is a  prefect summer dessert and the texture of granita ressembles quite like gelato or sorbet also its easy to make since it doesnt go for fancy equipments other than a blender or a food processor, so you can prepare the granita with any sort of fruits eventhough my favourite goes for strawberries..This granita is my third post for this week's blogging marathon and check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#30.Sending to Srivalli's Summer Special Mela.




3cups Strawberries(chopped)
1/2cup Sugar
2tbsp Lime juice
1tbsp Lime zest
1/2cup Water

Combine the sugar and water in a blender and blend until the sugar dissolves,add the chopped strawberries and lime juice and continue to blend until smooth.

Pour the mixture in a stainless steel box,add the lime zest, give a stir.

Freeze for 3hour.. Remove from the freezer.

Use a fork to break the frozen portions of the granita into large chunks, and stir them into the centre.

Return to freezer. Repeat 3-4 times, every 30 minutes, or until the mixture resembles coarse crystals.

Freeze overnight, if desired.and freeze again for 5 hours or overnight..

Serve and enjoy..

44 comments:

Meena Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Love the deep red color and the granita. Beautiful click Priya!

Nadji said... Reply To This Comment

Un granité frais et gourmand. J'aime beaucoup.
A bientôt

Vikis Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Granita looks super cute Priya. Seems very healthy and delicious too. I can eat that whole cup anytime:)

Ramya Krishnamurthy said... Reply To This Comment

yummy akka

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Love granittas..
What a beautiful color. .and so simple to make..sure the zest would make it even more delicious.

Shree said... Reply To This Comment

perfect summer treat !

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and mouthwatering granitas. Very colorful preparation as well.
Deepa

Bergamot said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so refreshing

Nammi said... Reply To This Comment

yumm, lovely little treat for a hot day

Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

color semaiya iruku priya !!! Inviting me to taste it right now...

Sangeetha M said... Reply To This Comment

Wow...reading the recipe itself makes me feel fresh :) like the addition of lime..cant wait to try it :)

Priti S said... Reply To This Comment

Love that beautiful bright color ..just perfect for any day

Jayanthi Padmanabhan said... Reply To This Comment

What lovely colour! Looks beautiful

Rafeeda AR said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect 4 hot weather...

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

too good.. love the color

Sona S said... Reply To This Comment

Granita looks refreshing and delicious.

Priya Anandakumar said... Reply To This Comment

simply superb for perfect hot summer...

prethika skm said... Reply To This Comment

So attractive...Pic is superb awesome...

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

what a click Priya. made my mouth water.

Veena Theagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

love the color... So yummy and tempting

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful color, refreshing & yummy!

Angie Schneider said... Reply To This Comment

A very refreshing summer treat, Priya.

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

super frais et délicieux
bonne journée

Kitchen Queen said... Reply To This Comment

inviting color and flavors too.

suhaina aji said... Reply To This Comment

love the refreshing colour..

JEYASHRI SURESH said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect one to try out this summer.

Shama Nagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

delicious and lovely!!!

kitchen flavours said... Reply To This Comment

Refreshing and vibrant! Yum!

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

looks so good, i can eata them with my eyes

Sapana Behl said... Reply To This Comment

Granita looks so colorful and refreshing.....

Puspha said... Reply To This Comment

very refreshing! love the colour :)

Chitz said... Reply To This Comment

An attractive looking granita.. Love the color :)

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

loved the vibrant color of the granita,looks yumm..

Nagashree said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious looking Granita. With the warm weather we are having, this will be so refreshing.

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Ohhhh mouth watering!!!!!!thanx for the recipe

FabusRelish said... Reply To This Comment

Ohhh...Its sinfuly tempting dea...Lovd the pics...Feel like having it...

Sangeetha Priya said... Reply To This Comment

delicious n gr8 clicks aks...

Manjula Bharath said... Reply To This Comment

looks so very delicious and love the bright color aks :)

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

Gone for it !! So tempting.

Amrita Vishal said... Reply To This Comment

such a colourful and yummy treat

Dhanish K said... Reply To This Comment

Looks really wonderful and very yummm!!! Best summer treat :)

Pavani N said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely color. Perfect summer treat.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Wow what a lovely colour Priya, I have made with watermelon.very nice..

Harini-Jaya R said... Reply To This Comment

Love the vibrant granita..My kids will love it!