Avocado Gula Melaka Smoothie
Serves 2 people
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
- Avocados are also known as alligator pear or butter fruit
- High in fibre, avocados help you maintain a healthy digestive tract, and reduce the risk of colon cancer. One avocado also contains about half the daily requirement of vitamin K you need every day for healthy bones
- 4 avocados
- 4 Tbsp gula melaka (palm sugar)
- 300 ml milk
- 150 g ice
- ¼ cup water
- 50 g walnuts
Toast and crush walnuts
In a pan on medium heat, toast walnuts for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove and let cool. Once cooled, crush with the flat of a knife or a rolling pin. Set aside.
Prepare avocado and melt gula melaka
Cut avocados in half, then deseed and scoop out flesh. Set aside.
In a pan on medium heat, melt gula melaka with ¼ cup water, stirring constantly. When fully melted into a syrup, set aside to cool.
In a blender, add avocado, ice, milk, and melted gula melaka. Blend for 2 minutes, or until desired consistency.
Garnish and serve
Pour into a tall glass and top with crushed walnuts.
- Walnuts are good for your brain! They aid in reducing depression and the risk of age related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. High in omega 3 fats, antioxidants, and phytosterols, walnuts are good for your heart, and can help protect against cancer