Add 1 cup water to the chopped fruit.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
Add sugar after removing from fire.
Cool to room temperature.
Blend in a mixie till smooth.
Strain pulp through a colander.
Add essence, colour, ice, salt and pepper.
Beat with an electric beater till frothy.
Serve in glasses.
Making time: 15 minutes (excluding cooling time)
Makes: 4 glasses
Note: Soft fruit like papaya, mango, watermelon, orange, need not be boiled. Add these at time of blending.
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