In this post, we shared the recipe of Chickoo / Chikoo – Banana Smoothie and its health benefits. Before starting first small introduction of foods including in this post.
Banana: The banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants of the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains, in contrast to dessert bananas.
Chickoo/ Chikoo: Manilkara zapota, commonly known as the sapodilla, is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
- 1 cup fresh chickoo / Chikoo, chopped
- 1 cup banana
- 1 cup choco powder
- 1 cup fresh milk
- 1 tbsp sugar/ honey
- 3-4 ice cubes
- Blend all ingredients in blender
- Process until smooth
Health Benefits are as:
The banana is one of the most popular health foods on earth. Banana is a heavyweight when it comes to nutrition. It is loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, folate, niacin, riboflavin, and B6. These all contribute to the proper functioning of the body and keeping you healthy.
Chickoo / Chikoo is rich in Vitamin A and C. Energy Provider. The natural fructose and sucrose content in sapota can give your body a lot of energy. Anti-Inflammatory. Helps in Digestion. Source of Antioxidants. Good for the Bones. Controls Blood Pressure. Good for Moms-to-Be.