Mumma is in a bad mood today. I guess she had some problem at her work. When mumma gets angry she does not talk to anyone and locks herself inside her room. I don’t like seeing mumma in a bad mood. Dadda came back home and I told him about mumma. He went to his room and tried talking with her, but she didn’t reply.
Dadda came back and said, ‘things seem really bad’. Let’s do something to cheer her up; but what? Sing a song for her? Cook something? No, won’t work. We need to do something that would cool her down. Let’s make some chilled smoothie! Yeah that a great idea, I said. Even I love smoothies. But neither I nor dadda knew how to make smoothies. Dadda said, ‘let’s check the Internet to find how to make banana smoothies’. So he brought his tablet and searched for banana smoothie recipes. The first thing that came up was honey-banana-smoothie – perfect! Healthy and delicious, that’s what mumma says when she makes something good. We’ll make that for mumma.
We needed 1 banana, 1 cup fresh milk, 1 tablespoon honey and some ice cubes. These would make 1 to 2 servings. To make the smoothie we also need the blender. Dadda looked around and found the blender stored inside the cupboard. The recipe said – peel the banana and put it inside the blender. Then add milk and honey – that is exactly what we did. For a thicker texture, we needed to add some yoghurt. Lucky, mumma bought some yoghurt the day before, so we added a tablespoon of yoghurt as well.
Dadda said let’s make it even more special. He got some cinnamon sticks and ground them thoroughly. Then he added it to the other ingredients. Finally dadda blend the ingredients together till they turned into a smooth mixture. Then he took two glasses – one tall (for mumma) and one short (for me) and poured the content into them. He added some ice cubes (only one for me) and added a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
It looked yummy! I never knew dadda could make smoothies so well. He carefully placed the glasses on a serving tray and we went to mumma’s room. I knocked at the door and said, ‘mumma I need some help’. She opened the door instantly. She was surprised to see us with the glasses. ‘Mumma we made healthy and tasty banana smoothie for you; won’t you taste it’. She smiled and picked me up and gave a strong hug. Thanks dear, you really make me feel so proud! Dadda got some juice for himself and enjoyed our drinks.
Mumma asked, how did you make the smoothie? Did you know the recipe? Dadda instantly said, yes Veerica is a great cook and she knows everything. She told me how to make it and I just helped her with it. All of us started laughing a moment later. Finally mumma was feeling much better and she was back to her normal self.