Fig and Apricot Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe)

Fig and Apricot Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe)

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fig and apricot shake is a pleasing drink which is far superior than the ready shakes available in the Indian market. Learn how to make fig apricot milkshake for pregnancy.

To make fig and apricot shake, soak the figs and apricots in ¼ cup of warm milk for at least ½ hour. Combine the soaked figs and apricots (with the milk), remaining 1 cup of milk, ice-cubes and sugar and blend in a mixer till smooth and frothy. Pour equal quantities of the shake into 2 individual glasses. Serve immediately garnished with almonds.

Fig and apricot protein shake is best had early in the morning for breakfast as your body conserves more nutrients at this time of the day. It is best for mums-to-be who often do not feel like eating breakfast.

Fig apricot milkshake for pregnancy is packed with fibre, calcium, vitamin A, natural sugar and protein. These dry fruits will provide you with energy and will also satiate your hunger. A garnish of almond slivers accentuates the flavours further, making the drink a delightful treat.

Pregnant women who often experience nausea are advised to sip on drinks to keep it at bay. This apricot smoothie is a wise choice then. This drink is also suitable for kids and senior citizens to make up for their calcium and protein needs for strengthening bones and nourishing cells and tissues.

Tips for fig and apricot shake. 1. You can avoid the sugar completely, as both dried figs and apricots are sweet in nature. 2. You can substitute milk with almond milk to go slightly healthier. 3. Avoid the use of ice-cubes if you have digestive problems.

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Fig and Apricot Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe) recipe - How to make Fig and Apricot Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe)

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Ingredients


For Fig and Apricot Shake
5 slices dried figs (anjeer)
4 dried apricots (khumani / jardalu) , deseeded and chopped
1 1/4 cups milk
4 to 5 ice-cubes
1 tsp sugar , optional

For The Garnish
1 tbsp almond slivers

Method
    Method
  1. Soak the figs and apricots in ¼ cup of warm milk for at least ½ hour.
  2. Combine the soaked figs and apricots (with the milk), remaining 1 cup of milk, ice-cubes and sugar and blend in a mixer till smooth and frothy.
  3. Pour equal quantities of the shake into 2 individual glasses.
  4. Serve immediately garnished with almonds.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per glass
Energy240 cal
Protein6 g
Carbohydrates29.8 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat8.3 g
Cholesterol20 mg
Sodium26.1 mg
Fig and Apricot Shake (Pregnancy and Calcium Rich Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

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Fig and Apricot Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe)
 on 02 Jul 14 02:26 PM
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I have tried making many types of milkshakes. But had never tried this combo of dry fruits. Thanks for this delicious recipe Tarla aunty.