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29 June, 2015

Avocado Milkshake

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Avocado Milkshake, Avocado Smoothie

Avocado Milkshake

The avocado is a tree native
to Mexico and Central America. It scientifically classified in plant family
Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. Avocado or alligator
pear also refers to the fruit, botanically a large berry that contains a single
seed.

Avocados are commercially
valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout
the world. They have a green-skinned, fleshy body that may be pear-shaped,
egg-shaped, or spherical. The fruit is not sweet, but distinctly and subtly
flavoured, with smooth texture.
Avocado is  has  several B vitamins and vitamin K, with good
content of vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium and also  phytosterols and carotenoids.  About 75% of an avocado’s
energy comes from fat, most of which is monounsaturated fat as oleic acid. Other
predominant fats include palmitic acid and linoleic acid. The saturated fat
content amounts to 14% of the total fat.
 As high avocado intake, has in one study shown
lower blood cholesterol levels in the tested patients I am trying to add avocado
to our diet.
So let us begin with …
How do I choose an avocado?
A ripe avocado yields to
gentle pressure when held in the palm of the hand and squeezed.
Want to get to the flesh of
the avocado you brought wait …
A cut avocado browns fast,
this is called enzymatic browning, exposure to air causes this to prevent this,
lime or lemon juice can be added to avocados after peeling.
What can I make with avocado?
Avocado can be used in
savoury and sweet preparations.
Generally, avocado is served
raw, thought some can be cooked for a short time without becoming bitter. The
flesh of some avocados may be rendered inedible by heat; prolonged cooking
induces this chemical reaction in all cultivars.
Avocado is popular in vegetarian
cuisine as a substitute for meats in sandwiches and salads because of its high
fat content.
In Spanish-speaking countries
such as Chile, Mexico, or Argentina avocado is used as the base for the Mexican
dip known as guacamole, as well as a spread on corn tortillas or toast, served
with spices. 
Avocados are also used to
make salads, fillings in sandwiches, sushi, on toast, or with chicken or served
mixed with white rice, in soups, salads, or on the side of chicken and meat.
Avocados in savoury dishes,
often seen as exotic, are a relative novelty in Portuguese-speaking countries,
such as Brazil, where the traditional preparation is mashed with sugar and
lime, and eaten as a dessert or snack.
However the commonest way to
serve avocado is in shakes. In different countries avocados milkshakes are
topped and sweetened differently. The additions vary from milk, ice cream,
flavoured water, chocolate syrup, treacle.
In Ethiopia, avocados are
made into juice by mixing them with sugar and milk or water, usually served
with Vimto and a slice of lemon. It is also common to serve layered multiple
fruit juices in a glass (locally called Spris) made of avocados, mangoes,
bananas, guavas, and papayas.  Sounds
interesting….
Today I made guacamole saved a medium slice and made a
shake out of my avocado. Let meet the shake first.In the past I have made Guasacaca here.
Avocado Milkshake, Avocado Smoothi, Healthy Drink

Avocado Milkshake

Avocado Milkshake

Ingredients:
  • 2 cup milk, chilled
  • 1 slice of avocado
  • 5 tblspn sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract

 Method:
  • Since I want to make a shake with
    milk lemon is a no-no.
  • To prevent browning of the avocado
    what I did was added a cup of milk to my slice of avocado and blitzed it.
  • Then added all the other cup
    of milk (so that I could adjust the consistency of the shake), sugar and
    vanilla essence.
  • Serve chilled.
Avocado Milkshake
Avocado Milkshake
 Sending this to Srivalli’s  Event Kid’s Delight hosted by Harini.

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​Hi! First time here? You are Most Welcome! I hope you keep coming back for more here. If you are my regular visitor then Thanks, for you encourage me to experiment more!! I would like you to please click on my link below and like my Facebook Page. I will be happy if you can follow me on on Twitter too!    ​

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