Whether it’s family gatherings or chilling out on some holidays, martinis are will be the favorite drink for all these occasions. Pomegranate martini is a delicious toned drink, that will help you raise a toast with joy. The drink is healthy and also a symbol to celebrate the harvest season. Pomegranate Martini tastes like a sweet and tangy drink and will tempt you to have one more glass of it. The classic cocktail variation of this fruit is perfect for all seasons and occasions.
Pomegranate Martini can be used as a signature drink for your parties. The light, sweet-tart, and crisp taste will give you a glimpse of a sophisticated cocktail that is absolutely refreshing to drink. That red wine-like color garnished with some flavors makes it even more tempting to have it.
Most people blend Promeranate martini with vodka but you can even make it like a simple cocktail mixed with various fruit juices. There are many versions of the Pomegranate martini. People try out by tier own ways to make it look and taste at its best. We have shared some amazing recipes for Pomegranate martini that will soothe your mind and tongue.
What is a Martini?
It is a cocktail prepared with vermouth and gin. Mixed alcoholic beverages have become quite popular these days. However, the concept of the martini is there since 1922 and was formed in London by combining vermouth and gin in a 2:1 ratio.
Pomegranate Martini Recipe
It depends upon what type of drink you are making. if you are making it with vodka then you need liquor or else you can use some fruit juice instead. The main ingredients in this recipe are pomegranate, lemon juice, vodka, and Cointreau.
Apart from ingredients, you need a cocktail shaker and martini glass.
- First, extract juice from pomegranate and place it in a container.
- Take a cocktail shaker and mix all the ingredients which we mentioned above.
- After mixing it well serve this drink in the martini glass.
- Enjoy the drink.
- If you want to give a citrus touch or garnishing to eat, then squeeze some lemon juice inside the martini and peel a think slice of lemon.
- Garnish the rim of the glass with lemon and rosemary leaf.
- Also, you can add some pomegranate seeds at the top of the drink.
Apart from just giving you a nice taste and feeling the healthy drink does have some health benefits. Since pomegranate is rich in potassium it gives 121 g of potassium, 1g of sugar, and protein along 129 kcal of calories.
Martinis are good when you consume them immediately after making them. If you have brought the martini or the juice from the store then it is better to refrigerate them. Drink it within 14 days of refrigeration. Drink it at once if you seal it. Once you cracked the seal the flavor and freshness go away.
Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice
For many years the juice is used as a medicine because it contains many phytochemicals. The seed of this fruit is a powerful antioxidant that prevents us from many diseases. Also, the juice is healthier than green and red tea.
A single glass of juice has a high amount of vitamin c that is 40 percent of your daily intake. So being rich in this nutrient will help your skin to glow and boost your immune system. Moreover, homemade drinks are the best ones.
According to research, the juice helps to prevent prostate cancer or stops the growth of cancer cells. However, there is not much evidence to prove this fact, but still, results are encouraging. Research is still going on.
It reduces inflammation and also improves your gut health. If you are suffering from IBS syndrome, then it’s good to gulp one glass of juice every day.