Frozen berry kissel

Kissel is one of the national Russian drinks, which is prepared not only in our country, but also abroad. Only each country has different jelly recipes. Each country contributes something to its recipe. For example, in France add vanilla, and in Germany - cinnamon and cloves, which gives the kissel a special taste.

According to sources, jelly appeared more than 1000 years ago. But in those days it was prepared from grains. This drink was more like jelly than kissel. It was elastic, and cut into pieces. The Russians loved this drink, which is why the profession of the mote appeared. Kissel got its name from the word "sour" because it had a sour taste due to fermentation. Kissel from starch began to be cooked after Peter I brought potatoes to Russia. So that the drink was not so sour, honey, jam and other sweet ingredients were added to the jelly.

To date, there are a large number of recipes for cooking jelly. Usually jelly is made from frozen berries, fresh berries and fruits.Kissel from frozen berries contains a large amount of vitamins and trace elements needed by the body. Contained substances help to improve digestion, despite the fact that jelly is a high-calorie drink.

Kissel from frozen berries with vanilla

Frozen Berry Kissel

Composition:

  1. Water - 1.5 L
  2. Frozen berries (any) - 2 tbsp.
  3. Starch - 4 tbsp.
  4. Granulated sugar - 3 tbsp.
  5. Lemon zest - 1 pinch
  6. Vanillin - 1 pinch

Cooking:

  • Bring the water to a boil, then add the grated lemon zest, vanillin and sugar. Let the syrup boil a little.
  • After throwing frozen berries into the syrup.
  • Bring the frozen berries jelly to a boil and cook for another 5 minutes. Try jelly and, if necessary, add some more sugar.
  • In a separate bowl dissolve the starch in cold water.
  • Turn off the heat under the jelly pan and slowly pour out the starch dissolved in the water. Stir the drink all the time during the infusion.
  • Kissel is ready! It remains only to pour into cups and serve. Just remember that jelly is best served cold!

Frozen Berry Kissel With Mint

Frozen Berry Kissel With Mint

Composition:

  1. Frozen berries (any) - 3 tbsp.
  2. Sugar - 4 tbsp.
  3. Mint - 4 leaves
  4. Water - 2 l
  5. Starch - 5 tbsp.

Cooking:

  • First defrost the berries. To do this, fill the frozen berries with cold water in a separate container.
  • When the berries are thawed, put them in a saucepan, pour water and put on the fire.
  • When the water in the pan boils, reduce the heat, add mint leaves and sugar, cook the jelly until the water turns to the color of the berries. This is to ensure that the jelly turned out beautiful and tasty.
  • While the berries are boiling, dissolve starch in a separate container in a small amount of boiled water.
  • Starch is poured into the pan in a thin stream, and the jelly is constantly stirred to avoid lumps. The thicker you want to get jelly, the more you need to add starch.
  • After the jelly has cooked, cool it and serve.

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Kissel from frozen berries raspberries and cranberries

Kissel from frozen berries cranberries and raspberries

Composition:

  1. Frozen cranberries - 1 tbsp.
  2. Frozen raspberries - 1 tbsp.
  3. Sugar - 7 tbsp.
  4. Potato starch - 3 tbsp.
  5. Water - 4 l

Cooking:

  • Put the pot of water on the stove and bring to a boil. Pour the berries into the boiling water and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Strain the drink through a colander with gauze and add sugar. Put the drink back on the stove.
  • While the jelly does not boil, dilute the starch in some container in a small amount of cold water.
  • After boiling the drink, check the jelly for sugar content, if necessary, add some more sugar. Then spin the spoon jelly clockwise.
  • Take a thicket with diluted starch in one hand and a spoon in the other. Starch is poured into a saucepan with the future jelly thinner closer to the edge of the pan and stirred with a spoon in a circle.
  • After boiling the jelly should cook for another 2 minutes, while not stop stirring the drink.
  • After cooking, the jelly from frozen berries is cooled and served to the table.

Kissel from frozen berries with lemon and cinnamon

Kissel from frozen berries with cinnamon

Composition:

  1. Frozen berries - 2 tbsp.
  2. Water - 2 l
  3. Starch - 5 tbsp.
  4. Sugar - 1 tbsp.
  5. Lemon juice - to taste
  6. Cinnamon - on the tip of a knife

Cooking:

  • Cook the syrup from water and sugar.
  • Frozen berries are added to the boiling syrup and cooked for 2 minutes.
  • Stir jelly and try. The drink should get a little bit sour.
  • If the berries acid is not enough, add lemon juice or citric acid.
  • Dissolve starch in 0.5 cups of cold water and gently pour into the drink, stirring constantly.
  • Bring jelly to boil, but do not boil and add cinnamon.
  • Frozen berries jelly can be served warm or cold.

Cranberry Jelly from Frozen Berries: Recipe

Frozen Cranberry Berries Kissel

Composition:

  1. Frozen cranberries - 1 tbsp.
  2. Water - 5 tbsp.
  3. Starch - 4 tbsp.
  4. Granulated sugar - 5 tbsp.
  5. Vanillin - 1 pinch

Cooking:

  • Wash the cranberries with boiled water and rub through a sieve.
  • Filter the resulting cranberry juice through cheesecloth.
  • Pour the cranberry pulp with water, put on the stove and bring to a boil. Strain.
  • Cool one cup of cranberry broth and dissolve starch in it.
  • Pour the cranberry juice in the broth, add sugar and boil.
  • In a chilled drink, dilute the starch and add to the boiling broth.
  • Add vanilla and bring the jelly to a boil.
  • Cool and serve.

Now you know, how to cook jelly from frozen berries and feel free to treat guests to jelly.

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