This is a non-alcoholic passion fruit drink which is easy to make. If you search for passion fruit drink recipes, you will find many different recipes. But most are alcoholic passion fruit drinks which may not suitable for all. When I saw passion fruits in nearby wet market, I wanted to taste this passion fruit drink which is popular in Sri Lanka. However, in Sri Lanka we find passion fruits with yellow skin. Here I bought are with purple skin passion fruits which is a different variety. But the taste is almost same as the yellow skin passion fruits we find in Sri Lanka.
when you cut a passion fruit,you will see juicy passion fruit seeds which is full of flavour.You can add some of the seeds to your passion fruit drink.The taste of the passion fruit seeds are crunchy!
How to extract the juice of a passion fruit?
To make passion fruit drink, it is necessary to get the juice of passion fruit pulp. It is easy to scoop out the passion fruit pulp in to a blender and blend it. But, it will be with seeds.
If you want to get the passion fruit juice without seeds, here is how I do.This is a good way to extract passion fruit juice if you plan making passion fruit syrup.
You need a clean muslin or cotton cloth.
Cut the passion fruit in to halves. Scoop out the passion fruit pulp in to the muslin cloth.
Squeeze the cloth and strain the passion fruit juice in to a jug.
Finally you will see seeds remaining on the cloth and all the passion fruit juice are on the jug.
You can use this passion juice for making passion fruit drink.
Do you know that passion fruit leaves are edible too? Check this raw passion fruit sambola recipe if you like tasting passion fruit leaves as raw.
Below is how to make passion fruit drink.If you look for different healthy juices,this passion juice recipe will be another great addition for your meal.
Recipe: Passion Fruit Drink
Ingredients (for 2-3 servings)
2 passion fruits
4 tspn sugar or sweetener as per taste
2 glasses of water
Ice cubes as required
Cut passion fruits in to halves.
Scoop out the fruit pulp in to a strainer or a clean muslin cloth.
Squeeze the pulp to strain the passion fruit juice in to a glass.
In another clean jug, add water and sugar. Dissolve sugar.
Add squeezed passion fruit juice in to this.
Mix well and adjust sugar if necessary.
Add ice cubes to make it cold. Serve and enjoy.
Add some lemon juice to make it with different flavour.
In Sri Lanka,we add a pinch of salt to balance the taste.You can try if you like.
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