• Ann

Velvety Carrot Latte - Vegan

Updated: Oct 5

Here is a recipe for a unique Tea that’s vegan and healthy. It can be enjoyed both hot and chilled.

It’s a recipe that can be made with just seven pantry staple ingredients.


Let’s see the ingredients:


CARROT:

Nutritional Value of one raw carrot:

  • Protein – 0.6g

  • Carbohydrates – 5.8g

  • Dietary fiber – 1.7g

  • Fat – 0.1g

Carrots are the richest plant-based source of a type of carotenoid called beta-carotene with 8285 micrograms of beta-carotene per 100 grams.

Usually the vegetable lose many of their nutrients when cooked but studies have shown that carrots show more of beta-carotene is absorbed by the body when carrots are eaten cooked rather than the raw form.

Some of the benefits of carrot on your health:


1. Boosts the immune system

2. Promotes eye health

3. Aids weight loss

4. Nourishes and keeps hair healthy

5. Promotes Glowing Skin

6. Promotes Oral Health

7. Promotes Digestion

COCONUT:


Coconuts are highly nutritious, rich in fiber, and packed with essential vitamins and minerals. From culinary creations to magic beauty potions, coconuts pack a good punch. Due to its health advantages and natural low-glycemic index rating, coconuts have replaced cream and butter and refined sugar and flour. For those following a vegan diet coconut is a plant based protein that can provide with various health benefits. It’s an excellent source of trace minerals like Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Selenium.

JAGGERY (Buy It Here):


Jaggery is a sweetener that’s becoming popular as a “healthy” replacement for sugar. It’s often referred to as a “super food sweetener.” About 70% of the world’s Jaggery production takes place in India, where it is commonly called “gur.” Jaggery is a type of unrefined sugar made from sugar cane or palm. Much of the world’s production takes place in India. So this sweetener is a boon to people following vegan diet. Jaggery is made by evaporating the water from sugar cane juice or palm sap. It is sold as a block, liquid or granules.

Jaggery contains more nutrients than refined sugar because of its molasses content.Molasses is a nutritious by-product of the sugar making process, which is usually removed when making refined sugar.Including the molasses adds a small amount of micronutrients to the final product.

PREPARATION FOR MAKING THE TEA :

1. Peel & Chop the carrots

2. Grate the coconut

3. Crush the cardamom

4. Coarsely ground almonds

INGREDIENTS:

· 2 Cups Carrots

· 2 Cups Grated Coconut

· 3 – 4 Cardamom pods (Buy it here)

· 2 – 3 Almonds Coarsely Ground (Buy It Here)

· 2 tbsp Jaggery Powder (can increase according to taste) (Buy it here)

· ¼ Tsp Ginger Powder or Fresh Ginger (Optional ) (Buy it here)

Let’s see the recipe:




Enjoy This Drink hot or cold. Drinking it both ways is plain awesome.


Much Love,

Ann





 

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