Step 1: To make an apple shake, first wash the apples and wipe it with a clean cloth. Cut them into small pieces. Take out all the seeds. Now put the chopped apple pieces in the mixer jar. Step 2: Before this, soak almonds in water overnight so that their peels come off easily. Peel the almonds and put them in a mixer jar, add one cup of milk and sugar into it and grind the mixture once or twice. Step 3: Open the lid of the jar, add cardamom powder, and remaining milk and put 2-3 ice cubes in it. Now cover the jar and grind the mixture until the shake becomes creamy and smooth. Our life needs a bit of style to get the perfect zing in the daily routine. News18 Lifestyle is one-stop destination for everything you need to know a…Read More
We all want to get a healthy start to the day, don’t we? Eating something that gives us energy throughout the day is also necessary. Consequently, one of the best and least popular choices is the apple shake. Everyone is aware of apples’ health advantages. The fruit is full of antioxidants, fibre, and vitamin C. They are also thought to have few calories and are quite satisfying. So an apple smoothie can help you start your day off right. How to make it at home is as follows:
Through the wet palm leaves, you can see golden flecks of gentle sunlight. In Kerala, unlike other places in the world, it doesn’t rain continuously, so you can experience the intermittent brightness or the chilly darkness of the monsoon all in the same day. Therefore, one can fully appreciate the lively culture and lush forests that come to life during the monsoon season. Typically, the hottest temperatures fall between 29 and 23 degrees Celsius. So one of the best times to visit Kerala is undoubtedly during the monsoon season.
Yes, rosewater has numerous benefits and is not only recommended to use during summer but monsoon as well. When sprayed on your face, it helps remove stickiness and can also help prevent skin irritations and acne (which appears frequently during monsoon due to bacteria). Rose water helps in providing shine and bounce to the hair. Check out these easy monsoon DIYs for your hair and skin by Ruchita Acharya, beauty expert and founder, Glow and Green. Oatmeal cleans and nourishes the skin and helps reduce acne, stickiness, itchiness and inflammation. Rose water on the other hand helps in controlling excess oil, regenerates skin tissues and moisturizes the skin.
The monsoon season is the perfect time to take the waterfalls’ full grandeur. The beautiful, rushing Athirapally Falls is a sight to see. As the ‘Indian Niagara Falls’, it goes by several names. One can never forget the iconic ‘Barso re‘ song from the Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan film Guru, which was filmed here with the sound of the rustling forest leaves serving as the background. Therefore, Kerala during the monsoon season is undoubtedly the nicest experience anyone has ever had.
Onam, which falls around this time of year, is one of the most important festivals in Kerala. Being in Kerala during the harvest festival known as Onam is thrilling. You can experience Kerala’s rich cultural history through traditional dances like Kathakali and Mohiniyattam, the world’s oldest martial art, Kalaripayattu, decked elephants, flowers, traditional games, and grand feasts, colloquially known as the ‘onam sadya’. Thiru Onam, which this year falls on September 8, is the culmination of ten or more days of festivities. The celebrated Snake Boat Race, also known as Vallamkali, takes place on the Pampa River as part of the festivities. The villagers cheering on their favourite team along the river’s banks as hundreds of oarsmen vie to finish the race first is definitely a feast for the eyes of onlookers! As the mob chants ‘aarppo irro’, you can literally witness the beauty and the tremendous enthusiasm of the people there.