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Kissel with Arrow-wood

Type: Drinks
Servings: 8
Ready in: 30 min.
Calories: Low
In spite of a common opinion that arrow-wood is only a decorative bush it is well-known for its medicinal properties. It is used to cure flu – some people are used to make an arrow-wood tea, the others tend to eat it its berries. Moreover, one can make an age-old beverage kissel, which can help to fight thirst and will grant a necessary amount of vitamins.

Ingredients

Arrow-wood 1 bunch
Potato starch 3 tbsp
Sugar 1 glass
Water 2 l

 

Stages of cooking

1
Wash and collect the arrow-wood. Mash it until it is a purée.
2
Put the berries in the bowl and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and cook for 10 mins.
3
Sift the beverage, and bring back to the boil. Then add the sugar.
4
Combine the half-glass of water with potato starch; mix well.
5
Pour the starch into the beverage, stirring all the time. Bring back to the boil and set aside from heat.

 

 

 

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