Sapodilla or sapota milk shake with basil seeds – summer cooler

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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.

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Raw sapota

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basil seeds

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.

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Recipe

Ingredients

  • 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.

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6 Responses to Sapodilla or sapota milk shake with basil seeds – summer cooler

  1. Mythreyi says:

    Wow this looks wonderful! Being in states we miss Chikoo big time, Absolutely Love those Sapota Lolipops Idea! Love the Clicks!

  2. So refreshing! Feel like having it right away!!

  3. Gauri says:

    This looks divine… Nice clicks 🙂 Loved it !

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