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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.


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


Stages of cooking

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




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