If you are allergic to Dairy and are trying alternate store bought nuts milk, try this one out. Coconut, Almonds, spiced up with cardamom and cinnamon and sweetened with xylitol. This drink just tastes awesome. Do give this one a try and I am sure you are going to love it.
Preparation Time – 10 Minutes
Cooking Time – Nil
Serves – 2
Grated fresh coconut – 1 Cup packed
Almonds – 1/3 cup (Soak overnight or soak in hot water for a hour)
Cardamom – 1 pod
Cinnamon powder – 2 Tsp
Xylitol – 1 Tbsp or to taste (You can substitute this with maple syrup, honey or sugar. Sweetener of your choice)
Salt – pinch
Warm to Hot Water – 2 Cups
1) Rinse the almonds and add it to the grated coconut and place it in a blender along with a cardamom pod. Add 3/4 cup water and blend into a smooth mixture.
2) Now run this through a cheese cloth and collect the milk and squeeze out the ground coconut, almond mixture and place it once again in the food processor. Add 3/4 cup of water and blend once again.
3) Repeat step two and blend once again adding the remaining water and filter the milk.
4) To the filtered milk, add xylitol and salt mix thoroughly till it dissolves. Pour in two glasses and top them with a tsp of cinnamon powder and serve immediately.
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