Due to summer, everyone wants to have something chilling to refresh their senses in this scorching heat. What if it is healthy too along with chilling and yummy. Today I am having a very easy but nutritious and healthy smoothie recipe for smoothie lovers. It is full of nutrients from dryfruits and dates and fiber from oats. It is not only soothing but also filling too. You can serve it either in breakfast time or as after school evening refreshment. It will provide necessary energy to go long way during day time and satisfy your little hunger during evening. For people observing Ramadan fast, it is quick and full of energy, suhoor or iftaar drink. You can try this without hesitation, only if you have any allergies to particular dryfruit, then avoid adding it.
Recipe is given below, do try and let me know your feedback😊
OATS AND DRYFRUITS SMOOTHIE
Time: 5 mins ( leaving soaking time)
3 1/2 cup chilled milk ( toned or full fat, as per your like)
5-6 dates, deseeded
1-2 tbsp oats ( use as per thickness of smoothie, you like)
1 medium size fruit ( Apple/ pear/ banana/ mango etc , any non citrus fruit) , peeled and chopped roughly ( optional)
1 tbsp sugar or honey( adjust as per your taste)
Sliced pistachio and rose petals to garnish
First of all soak all dryfruits and oats in 1/2 cup milk or water. Keep it in fridge overnight , if want to make smoothie early morning or soak for atleast 2-3 hrs on your countertop .
Now put it in blender along with soaked water/milk. Add chopped fruits, sugar/honey and little milk , if needed. Churn to get nice smooth paste.
Now add remaining milk to it and again churn till frothy, 1-2 mins. Pour in individual glasses and garnish with pistachio and rose petals. Serve chilled .
This is so creamy and nutty healthy smoothie that no one can resist. Even your kids will too love to relish on it.
* You can increase or decrease quantity of ingredients as per your taste preference.
* You can make it without fruit too.
*If you forgot to soak your dryfruits then not to worry at all. Blend it all together then let it rest for 5-10 minutes in jar itself and then churn again to get nice smooth creamy paste. Rest procedure is as given above.
**You can keep it in refrigerator for 1-2 days but not more than that. But try to consume same day .
**If you wish to use any citrus fruit like kiwi, orange , grapes etc then avoid using milk. Use water instead.
Do try this healthy cum delicious chilled drink and beat the heat , maintaining your health. Hope you all will like to try this delicious tempting drink recipe and do let me know how's it turned out for you. Your precious comments and suggestions, meant a lot.