Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Beetroot Almond Milkshake

Beetroots are an excellent source of folic acid. Beetroot is rich in fiber, exerting favorable effects on bowel function, which may assist in preventing constipation and help to lower cholesterol levels too.Having beetroot every day can help reduce one’s blood pressure. Along with having numerous health benefits, beet root is also beneficial for the skin.Yummy to taste this beetroot milkshake with cinnamon and strawberry ice cream  is sure to win hearts. Nuts on the other hand everyone knows about it.

Prep time: 15 mins|Serves :3 persons
Cuisine :Indian



1. Take raw beetroot and cut it into pieces.
In a blender puree the beetroot with strawberry ice cream. Blanch the almonds and keep it ready for use. In a blender add sugar, blanched almonds, crushed ice cubes and milk .
2. Whip the blender till you get a smooth and a beet color milkshake. Check for sugar as beetroot itself will be very sweet by nature.Lastly,add cinnamon powder for a strong flavor. Serve chilled in glasses.

Add whipped cream if possible which gives a lovely taste. But it is completely optional.
a.      Beetroots can be eaten raw or cooked.Older beetroot tends to have lost its sugars, which turn to starch.
b.      Fresh, unblemished beetroot will store for 10 days or so in a refrigerator crisper.Remove the stalks and keep these in a separate bag (these can be eaten too).
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