Tender Coconut water or Nariyal ka paani, is considered to be a very healthy drink for it is a natural source of electrolytes, calcium, potassium, magnesium, amino acids and sodium. During hot weather, tender coconut is something you should make a part of your daily diet because it is beneficial in maintaining the water levels of the body and regulating the body heat.
After water, tender coconut water is the purest form of drink found and is highly beneficial for the skin and body. Due to its purity and zero side effects the drink is highly recommended to babies and pregnant ladies.
I have sipped ample of coconut water during both my pregnancies right from the beginning, but honestly its been more out of compulsion. Consuming something so bland and tasteless on a daily basis is really not my thing. That’s why I came up with this idea of whipping a milkshake using Tender Coconut; it’s a fantastic drink that has the goodness of tender coconut water and meat, both.
A lot of people find the taste of tender coconut water to be quite bland and this delectable drink called Tender Coconut Milkshake is definitely a way of upping its taste quotient.
Tender Coconut Milkshake makes an amazing thirst quencher for kids. Serve it for breakfast or at parties. It can fit anywhere you please. Use fruits to make a variety of combination.
Tender Coconut Milkshake Recipe
Makes 1 glass of milkshake
1 cup fresh coconut meat (malai)
1 cup tender coconut water
¼ cup vanilla ice cream or milk cream (malai) or fresh processed cream or milk
2 tablespoons Honey or sugar, as sweetener
Step 1 – Finely chop tender coconut meat (malai). Reserve a spoon for garnish and put the remaining in the blender jar of a mixer – grinder.
Step 2 – Pour the coconut water, honey or sugar, ice cubes and ice cream.
Step 3 – Blend the mixture on a high speed till you get a smooth and creamy milkshake.
Step 4 – Pour in a glass, top with reserved coconut malai and consume immediately.
• This is NOT a make ahead drink. Please extract coconut water minutes before making the milkshake because the water tends to get sour on storing for a long duration.
• 1 medium sized tender coconut’s water and meat is ideal to make 1 serve of the milkshake.
Disclaimer: This article was originally written for and published on BabyChakra.
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