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:
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
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
· 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.