Beler Shorbot is a refreshing summer cooler that is made with tropical wood apple. It is a simple and straightforward recipe that can be prepared with minimal effort.
- Debjani's Note!
- Variations of Beler Pana
- Beler Shorbot- Ingredients
- Substitutions - Beler Shorbot Recipe
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Benefits of Wood Apple aka Bel aka Bael
- Top tip
- Food safety
- Beler Shorbot - Written Recipe and Video Recipe
- Recipe Card
- Looking for the Video Recipe of Beler Shorbot?
- Summer Recipes
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- Beler Shorbot aka Wood Apple Juice Pin for you
Beler Shorbot - a spellbinding concoction prepared with Wood apple, so easy to make that it's almost like magic. This timeless recipe is one of those drinks that everyone knows how to craft, and I just had to make a video about it when I made it the other day. If you're searching for an effortless dish that'll delight all your guests, this is the one! The full video recipe can be found on my YouTube channel Debjanir Rannaghar.
There are plenty of other easy recipes out there too that make for great meals with minimal effort. Soups, salads, drinks, stir-fries, and sandwiches are all simple yet delicious options that can be whipped up in no time. There are also countless recipes online that are quick, easy, and totally delicious. So what other simple recipes come to mind when you think of easy-to-make meals? Let me know in the comments below!
Variations of Beler Pana
Beler shorbot, also known as beler pana in Bengali, is a delicious and refreshing drink that is perfect for the hot summer months. There are many different recipes for beler shorbot, some of which include yogurt, milk, and others that are simply made with water, sugar, and salt. Whichever recipe you choose, this delightful beverage will be sure to make your summer days just a bit cooler.
It is a great way to cool down and refresh yourself in the heat. You can also add spices and herbs to the drink for an added kick of flavor. Whether you are looking for a light and refreshing drink or something a bit more flavorful, beler shorbot is sure to satisfy your cravings. Enjoy this delightful summer cooler and keep cool!
Beler Shorbot- Ingredients
I am excited to share the recipes of the other variations of Bel'er Pana with you. It is an incredibly delicious and refreshing beverage that is popular in many parts of the world. For now, I would like to share the recipe of Bel-er Shorbot which is prepared with just three simple ingredients: wood apple, sugar, and salt. Wood apple is a tropical fruit that has a unique flavor, sweetness, and refreshing aroma. It is the main ingredient in this recipe. The sugar and salt are used to balance out the flavor and add a hint of sweetness. The combination of these three ingredients creates a delicious and refreshing beverage that is perfect for summer days.
- Wood Apple
See the recipe card for quantities.
The sweet and tart tang of wood apple, the pleasing pinch of salt, and the perfect amount of sugar - these three ingredients combine to create a truly heavenly Bel-er Shorbat. Refreshingly delicious with an irresistible aroma, this drink is sure to be a hit at any gathering! The secret lies in finding the right balance between these three ingredients for that unforgettable flavor. So grab your wood apples, sugar, and salt, and get ready for an amazing experience!
Substitutions - Beler Shorbot Recipe
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- Sugar - instead of sugar use artificial sweetener in case the person drinking is avoiding sugar. You can use jaggery to give the Beler Shorbot an Earthy flavor. To make it vegan, use coconut sugar.
Breaking a wood apple, also known as bel, requires a strong and sturdy utensil or device. A heavy hammer, mallet, Nora (from shil nora), or other weighty tool is best suited for the task. The wood apple is a hard fruit, so it is important to use enough force to crack the outer shell without smashing the inner pulp. When breaking the wood apple, it is best to place the fruit on a hard surface, such as a cutting board or countertop. Then, hit the wood apple with the utensil or tool until it splits open. Once opened, the inner edible pulp can be enjoyed.
Store the Wood Apple concoction in an airtight container and place it in the refrigerator so that you can enjoy its delectable taste for up to 2-3 days. Whenever you feel like having some Wood Apple Juice, simply pour out the contents of this container and your refreshing drink will be ready in no time!
Frequently Asked Questions
Wood apple is an incredibly beneficial fruit to consume, particularly during the summer months. Not only is it incredibly refreshing, but it is also full of various nutrients that can help improve your overall health. See below where I have listed the benefits of having wood apple aka Bael.
There are various recipes available for Wood Apple Juice, with or without milk and/ or Yogurt. This recipe part of this blogpost for instance does not call for milk and yogurt.
Benefits of Wood Apple aka Bel aka Bael
- The fibrous texture of the wood apple helps to cool the stomach and can help reduce body heat.
- Additionally, Bael is high in antioxidants, which can help to protect your body from free radical damage, as well as reduce inflammation.
- In addition, wood apple is high in dietary fiber, which can help to improve digestion and prevent constipation.
- Furthermore, the fruit Bel is a good source of vitamin C, which plays an important role in maintaining a healthy immune system.
- All in all, wood apple is an excellent choice for summer snacking, as it can help to keep your body cool and functioning at its best.
To extract the pulp of Wood Apple, you will need to use a spoon. First, you will need to break the hard shell with a hammer or mallet. Once that is done, use the spoon to scoop out the pulp from the hard shell. The pulp is thick and has a rough texture, so it may take some effort to extract it from the shell. Once the pulp is extracted, it can be used in a variety of dishes, such as salads, desserts, and smoothies. Wood Apple is a delicious and nutritious fruit that is sure to add a unique flavor to any dish.
Before making the Beler Shorbot, be sure to give the wood apple a thorough inspection. Make sure it's of top-notch quality before extracting the pulp. If you're using a stored concoction from the fridge, make sure to give it a taste test and make adjustments as needed for maximum deliciousness!
Beler Shorbot - Written Recipe and Video RecipePrint
Beler Shorbot Recipe | Wood Apple Juice
- Total Time: 50 minutes
- Yield: 4 People 1x
- Diet: Low Calorie
Ah, Beler Shorbot! A deliciously cooling concoction that's perfect for those hot summer days. Made with the sweet and tangy tropical wood apple, this is a recipe that requires minimal effort yet yields maximum refreshment. Enjoy a glass of Beler Shorbot and let the worries of the world drift away!
- 2 Wood Apple/ Bel/ Bael
- 6 Tbsp. Sugar
- ½ Tsp. Salt
- 300ml Water
Extracting Wood Apple Pulp
- You will need to break the hard shell with a hammer or mallet.
- Once that is done, use the spoon to scoop out the pulp from the hard shell.
- To extract the pulp of Wood Apple, you will need to use a spoon.
- Simply spoon to scoop out the pulp from the hard shell after breaking the bel.
Wood Apple Concoction
- Using a potato smasher or any other device that is similar, press down on the pulp of the wood apple in order to make it as smooth as possible.
- Add 50ml water and mash again.
- Add 50ml water and continue mashing.
- Now add 100ml water and give the wood apple pulp a mix.
- Transfer the mixture to a jug.
- Now add another 50ml of water to dilute the beler shorbot.
- Strain the wood apple cooler to discard seeds and fiber.
- You can store the wood apple concoction in an airtight container in the refrigerator at this point in case you plan to make the wood apple juice later.
Beler Shorbot using Wood apple pulp
- Add 6 Tbsp. Sugar.
- Mix the Sugar.
- Add ½ Tsp. Salt.
- Give a thorough mix.
- Add 100ml water and mix.
- Transfer the Bael-er Pana to a jug.
- Refrigerate Bel'er Shorbot for 30 minutes before serving.
- Add 2-3 ice cubes per glass.
- Serve Beler Shorbot chilled.
Breaking a wood apple, also known as bel, requires a strong and sturdy utensil or device. A heavy hammer, mallet, Nora (from shil nora) or other weighty tool is best suited for the task. The wood apple is a hard fruit, so it is important to use enough force to crack the outer shell without smashing the inner pulp. When breaking the wood apple, it is best to place the fruit on a hard surface, such as a cutting board or countertop. Then, hit the wood apple with the utensil or tool until it splits open. Once opened, the inner edible pulp can be enjoyed.
- Prep Time: 5
- Chilling Time: 30
- Cook Time: 15
- Category: Drink
- Method: No-fire Cooking
- Cuisine: Bengali
- Serving Size: 150ml
- Calories: 88
- Sugar: 22g
- Sodium: 293mg
- Fat: 0g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 23.5g
- Fiber: 1.3g
- Protein: 0g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
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