Rose Milk Shake With Fortified Milk Cream and Rose Syrup
No. of Servings: 7 to 8 servings
Preparation time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes
Rose Milk Shake Ingredients:
- 2 tablespoons of rose syrup
- 7 to 8 cups of full thick creamy milk
- A few strands of saffron
- Half a cup of sugar
- ½ a teaspoon of green cardamom powder
- 11 to 15 blanched and peeled almonds
- 10 to 15 blanched and peeled pistachios
- 5 cashews
- 5 walnuts
- 2 to 3 figs
- 2 to 3 apricots
- 2 to 3 raisins
Method of preparing rose flavored milk with dry fruits:
- Start by heating the milk along with sugar. Do this until all the sugar has dissolved.
- Then transfer all the milk into another a bowl and add the green powdered cardamom to this mixture and stir well.
- Next proceed to add the saffron strands to the mixture. Keep the mixture aside till it has cooled to room temperature.
- Next add the rose syrup to and mix well. Refrigerate this mixture till required.
- Then when chilled pour the rose flavored milk into each glass.
- Separately grind all the dry fruits together and add to this milk mixture. Serve chilled for best results.
- Flavored milk provides the much needed calcium nutrition. It is a great substitute for children and people who prefer to not drink plain milk.
- Milk has high doses of calcium that is required by the human body. Encouraging children to drink flavored milk can help in the reversal of the high levels of consumption of aerated drinks and other soft drinks.
- Soft dry fruit like apricots, dates, raisins, figs are known to be rich in carbohydrates and also known to be low in fat. Dry fruits are great sources of vitamins, fiber and minerals like vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene, vitamins E, magnesium niacin and iron.
- Hardly any Vitamin C is found in dry fruits due the fragile nature of this Vitamin which degrades easily when exposed to the elements. Due to the high contents of carbohydrates found in dry fruits, they are an ideal snack for people involved in high energy sports like mountain biking, or hiking or walking or marathon running.
- Dried apricots are the best source of potassium and sodium. Dried banana also has a high magnesium content. Figs have a lot of calcium.
- Nuts like almonds, walnuts and hazelnuts are very rich in oil. They provide a lot of energy that is obtained in lipids form. Lipids are fatty acids. Hence these dry fruits have high calorie content. But they are also a great source of minerals, fiber and vitamins.