Monday, 1 March 2021

Dates & Nuts Banana Smoothie || Delicious and energetic dates & nuts banana smoothie

 Dates & Nuts Banana smoothie is very tasty and energetic drink which is very creamy and delicious in taste. It is very easy to prepare and gives instant energy. This is my super drink which I always loves to have it after my walk, exercises. It is also perfect to have as simple breakfast in busy days, instead of giving your kids store bought energy powder with milk. Just give this dates & nuts banana smoothie before starting their evening studies. It gives good energy and filling too for them. I used soaked almonds and watermelon seeds, pumpkin seeds, raisins to prepare this smoothie, you can also soak cashew nuts in it if you are planning to give kids. You can use any variety banana, today chakkarakeli banana variety, this is very sweet banana with good smooth flesh, it is widely available in Coastal Andhra. Do checked out banana sheera recipe to get more information about red banana. As many of you I d't like the flavors of melon & pumpkin seeds in smoothie, so I added green cardamom. Do not use these seeds in more quantity, smoothie taste will change. Add seeds & nuts according to your taste and availability. I have other simple dates banana smoothie recipe in my blog do check out..

Foodie Monday Blog Hop

Taking this energetic smoothie to  #FoodieMondayBloghop fb group #287DateWithDates theme. Here every week one member from group in alphabetical order will suggest 2 theme, others will vote. High voted theme will be selected, everyone prepare recipes according to theme. This week I got chance to suggest theme, I suggested to prepare any recipe using dates as main ingredient. Waiting for all tasty recipes from my bloggers friends. 
                               

                   Dates & Nuts Banana Smoothie 

Preparation time  - 10 minutes
Soak time - 30 min
Serves : 2 serving glasses
Category : Beverages
Recipe Cuisine: Indian 
Main ingredients : Dates
Author : Aruna SarasChandra

Ingredients 

Dates - 10
almonds - 15
cashew nuts - 10(I did not used)
watermelon seeds - 1 tsp
pumpkin seeds - 1 tsp
raisins - 10
banana - 2
milk - 2 glasses
elachi -2 

Instructions

1) Remove seeds from dates. Soak dates, almonds, watermelon seeds, pumpkin seeds, raisins, cashew nuts(if you are using) in 1/2 cup of hot water for 30 minutes to 1 hour.


2) Later grind all soaked ingredients other than raisins in a mixer jar to smooth paste.


3) Now add 2 glasses of milk, banana pieces, elachi  to the above paste and grind it smoothly. If you want you can also add ice cubes .



4) Later take it into bowl add some finely chopped dates, almonds and soaked raisins and take it into serving glasses. Finally garnish it with nuts, finely chopped almonds and dates. 


Tips

** If you do not like melon and pumpkin seeds taste skip it.

** As I used chakkarakeli variety banana and good amount of dates, I did not added any sweetener like honey or sugar. If you want you can add it.
** If you want to serve it cool add some ice cubes while grinding.

Hope you liked delicious, quick and energetic dates & nuts banana smoothie. Also check other beverages recipes from blog and youtube channel.

                    

                           Butterfly Pea flower herbal tea    
           

          
                                
                       cold cofee with coffee jelly (youtube link)
                                  Cold coffee with coffee jelly (blog link)

                    
                         sapota milkshake/ chikoo milkshake



                                Dry fruit lassi - 3 varieties

                  Mango Mastani


         Musk melon milk shake


                    Sabja buttermilk

                  Mango falooda 


                    Mango lassi 

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6 comments:

  1. What a delicious, wholesome smoothie! Love the addition of watermelon seeds and pumpkin seeds here. This would make for just the perfect post-workout snack or breakfast.

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  2. WAHH YRR BAHUT HI ACHI RECIPE HAI MUJHE BAHUT HI ACHA LAGA

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  3. Date nuts banana smoothie looks yummy. Loved your drink recipe collection. This healthy filling and nutritious smoothie is great for a fasting day or to start your day.

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  4. Hey this reminds me that it is a long time since I made dates banana milkshake... I am going to make it soon..I love the flavors of banana and dates ...

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  5. Dates nuts banana smoothie looks so inviting and delicious. So healthy nutritious with lo of nuts and seeds.

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  6. This is such a healthy and delicious smoothie with banana, nuts and dates. I can happily exchange my breakfast with this wholesome smoothie.

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