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Beet root fantasy ( a healthy treat )

A very healthy yet tasty drink ,Watermelon, beet root and pomegranate makes this drink healthier.
We have all seen our mothers and grandmothers talk about the all important root – beetroot. Beetroot has plenty of very well known health benefits.Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, iron and vitamins A and C. Beetroots are an excellent source of folic acid and a very good source of fibre, manganese and potassium.
 It Helps reduce blood pressure, Prevents plaque formation and reduces ‘bad’ cholesterol
Beats osteoporosis, Keeps diabetes under check, And many more ...
And the concoction of watermelon and pomegranate increase the health benefits ...

Beet root fantasy 


4 cup fresh watermelon juice 
1 cup beet root juice 
Juice of one pomegranate  
1 tsp lemon juice
4-5 crushed mint leaves
Rock salt as per taste
Black pepper as per taste 
5-6 crushed mint leaves 
Crushed ice

Cut watermelon into small pieces. Remove seeds. Put the pieces in a blender and blend for few seconds . Strain the juice. 
Cut beet root into pieces boil it in 1 cup of water for 4-5 min. Blend in blender to make juice . 
Take out juice of one pomegranate in juicer .
Blend all of them in blender with crushed ice and mint leaves add salt and pepper as per taste and serve this health punch in tall glass . Garnish with mint leaves and lemon wedge. 



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