Sapota is one of the native and commonly available tropical fruits. With simple sugars in it, consumption of sapota replenishes the energy instantly. It’s antioxidant properties and minerals provide further reasons for the sapota intake.
This is one of the quick, easy and nutritious drink for the simmering summer. Basil seeds keeps the body cool while sapota takes care of the nutrition requirements.
- 4 sapotas/sapodillas, peeled and de-seeded
- 2 tbsp of sugar
- pinch of salt
- 2 tsp basil seeds
- 1 cup cold water
- 1/2 cup skimmed milk
- Few mint leaves – optional
- Few ice cubes – optional
Method – Soak the basil seeds in water for 30 minutes or longer. Once basil seeds are puffed, they are ready for further use.
Put the quartered sapotas/sapodillas, milk, sugar in the juicer and pulse it couple of times. Add the water, puffed basil seeds and salt and pulse it again.
Pour it in the glass, add the ice cubes, garnish with mint leaves, and serve.
Best served fresh. Serves 2 tall glasses.