Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Nungu Lassi/Palm Fruit Lassi

Nungu, is also known as ice apple or else as palm fruit is a delicious jelly like fruit that beats all the other fruits available during summer with its cooling effect. This fruit is a seasonal fruit and its easily available during summer. This fruit have is a native to South and Southeast Asia, do you know this this ice apple is a the tender fruits of the palmyra tree and this tree is found in plenty in all the villages of South India lining the paddy fields. Not to forget that this tree is the official tree of Tamil Nadu.Ice apple is rich in vitamins, and many more minerals, children love this ice apple for their taste and softness as it doesnt contain fats or carbohydrates.This fruits are excellent remedy for prickly heat.

Nungu Lassi, Ice Apple Lassi

This fruit have loads of health benefits and to enjoy their maximum benefits it should be consumed along with its tender pink, brownish skin. Though enjoying this fruit with the skin may taste a bit sour it can heal stomach ulcers. Obviously, this fruit can be blend with your favourite fruit or juice to make excellent summer drinks, however i went with a simple summer cooler. Yes my today's post is a an easy breezy lassi with this ice apples. Easy to make this lassi is quite an excellent summer cooler and anyone at home will definitely enjoy thoroughly when served chilled.Am running this week's blogging marathon with Kid's delight - Summer coolers as theme. Sending to Kid's delight- Summer Coolers guest hosted by PJ, an event by Srivalli.

Palm fruit lassi, Ice apple lassi, Nungu lassi

4nos Tender palm fruit/Nungu
2cups Curd/Yogurt
Sugar (as per need) or Honey
Ice cubes

Peel the skin of the palm fruit and chop them.

Take the palm fruits in a blender,  blend well with curd, water and sugar or honey.

Serve chilled or with ice cubes.


Palm fruit lassi, nungu lassi

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing this BM#62


Ritu Tangri said... Reply To This Comment

Lucky you.. We don't get palm fruit here so no idea about the taste.. lassi must be quite healthy n tasteful

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Nungu lassi ya super ah irukume sis.Asathunga

Rafeeda AR said... Reply To This Comment

This looks similar to litchi to me... never heard of it or seen it... lovely lassi... refreshing...

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

I love nungu and fantastic to know you get these...I will have to try these ones..btw do link these to the kids delight event..thank you..

MySpicyKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Palm fruit lassi looks very refreshing. do you get fresh palm fruit in Paris?

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

We do get nungu in plenty now. This lassi looks very nice. Need to give it a try..

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

Very interesting! Looks great!

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds interesting , though we do not get this fruit here.

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

Nope Usha, i tried this lassi during my last India trip.

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

cooling drink looks wonderful

Ruxana Gafoor said... Reply To This Comment

Just now seeing this fruit I asked my Dad about this fruit and he was explaining to me about this because I have never seen this fruit..looks interesting and a nice drink

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

That is a very interesting lassi Priya. Never tried palm fruit before.

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

I was introduved to this fruit by my hubby. Needless to say I keep looking out for them now. The lassi looks yum.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

Love nungu and have lovely memories of peeling and eating loads of them with my grandfather.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

I was wondering where you got this in Paris. Now I realize it is from your 'magic folder' :)
Fantastic drink and an excellent coolant.