Tuesday, April 8, 2014

MuskMelon Milk Shake

Muskmelon Milk shake is a healthy drink and we can have them at any time of the day. Muskmelon will be available in the market all around the year.

Muskmelon contain significant amount of vitamins. This fruit is an excellent source of vitamin A. Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant and is essential for vision. These fruits are very low in calories and fats. Muskmelon contains potassium helps to control heart rate and blood pressure. It also contain moderate levels of B complex vitamins and is full of fiber and helps to overcome the constipation problems. Muskmelon fruit is diet friendly and helps to overcome anemia

Almonds are rich source of vitamin E and they are rich in dietary fiber. Almonds also contain B Vitamins, essential minerals such as magnesium,copper, manganese, calcium and potassium. Almonds help us to lower the cholesterol.

Here is a recipe of Muskmelon Milk Shake. It is very simple and healthy energetic drink. Here I have used Muskmelon pieces, a table spoon of honey  (instead of sugar) and some almonds.

Ingredients :

Muskmelon : 2 to 3 cups ( small size Muskmelon)
Honey : 2 Table spoons
Almonds : 6 to 8
Milk : 2 cups

Method :

1.Wash and remove the skin of muskmelon and cut it into pieces. Powder cardamom pods.
2.Now grind this cut muskmelon, almonds and 1/2 cup of milk.
3. Grind it till smooth and shift the fruit shake to a big bowl.
4. Add honey, cardamom powder and the remaining milk. Mix it well.
5. Muskmelon Milkshake is ready to serve.

Note: 

The fruit should be ripen to get the good taste. You can add cashew nuts if you wish. You can also add milk powder instead of milk. Using milk gives a good taste. You can add jaggery or sugar instead of honey. Adding honey is a healthy way. 
Serves : 4 to 5 
Time : 10 Minutes.

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