Are you fond of eating spices? Then you will surely love to drink a smoothie that is a little bit spicy and sweet and delicious. Today I am here to fulfill all your craving because this recipe is about persimmon smoothies. There are a million ways to make smoothies, some people prefer drinking sweet smoothies, some of them prefer smoothies full of fruits and similarly, there are a few people who love to drink a mixed taste of spice and sweetness and this smoothie is the right option for such spice lovers.
The persimmon smoothie is so easy to make and you can make it in your kitchen with few available ingredients without going for fancy ingredients. It is healthy and tasty, and you can have it in the morning or evening according to your schedule because it can be made within a few minutes.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF PERSIMMONS
Persimmons are the main ingredient in this smoothie and it is also very useful for our body because it is rich in minerals and vitamins. It is orange in color and that’s the reason it is rich in beta carotenes. It is easily available in all types of weather and you can enjoy it in the fall and winter seasons easily.
It is the most demanded ingredient in winter because it contains vitamin C and everyone knows that this vitamin is very important for our body because it boosts the immunity level of our body so that we can combat diseases. As it boosts our immunity that's why persimmons are most recommended while the flu and cold seasons. It is also rich in other vitamins like vitamins A and E which are also very important in boosting immunity and combating diseases. About 80 percent of vitamin C requirements can be fulfilled with persimmons on daily basis.
If you want to enjoy the taste of persimmons in a healthy way just make a smoothie with other basic ingredients like ginger. To have a healthy diet and for boosting your immunity just put persimmons into the blender with cinnamon and ginger.
WHICH PERSIMMONS TO USE?
After discussing all the uses of persimmons now the next question is which type of persimmons should we use for this smoothie. You could use either fuyu or hachiya persimmons for this recipe. For hachiya persimmons, you have to make sure they are super ripe and juicy and then you have to cut them and then scoop out the pulp and add it to the blender. In case you are using fuyu persimmons then just wash it properly with plain water cut down the stem and add the whole ingredient in the grinder as a whole.
Ingredients Required For Persimmons Smoothie
This smoothie is so easy to make with a few mentioned ingredients:
- 1 frozen banana, for texture and thickness.
- 1 cup of almond milk, you can use any other milk according to your taste.
- 2 ripe Fuyu persimmons, as the main ingredient.
- Ginger for taste
- A pinch of ground cloves for flavor
The persimmons smoothie is the most delicious and very easy to make and you can make it at your home without spending money on fancy resorts. All you have to do is wash all the ingredients that can be washed. Now you have to remove the stem of fuyu persimmons and then add it into the blender, in the next step add milk, ginger, cinnamon, and banana in the mixer. Now blend it for at least 1 minute until all the ingredients are smashed properly. Now you can garnish it with a slice of persimmons and can refrigerate it if you want to drink chilled.
The persimmons smoothie is so delicious and healthy to drink. The persimmons are the fruit of the winter and fall seasons and it is rich in vitamins like A, E, and C. They fulfill almost 80 percent body's requirements of vitamin C and boost immunity. You can use persimmons of any type in this smoothie along with other basic ingredients like ginger, banana, and almond milk. You have to blend all these ingredients until it smooths. Now put the mixture in a glass and garnish it with a piece of persimmons. You can also put it into the refrigerator for a better chilled taste.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Which type of persimmons are required for this smoothie?
A: You can use any type of persimmons either fuyu or hachiya according to your taste and ease.
Q: Which type of vitamins are present in persimmons?
A: The persimmon is rich in vitamins A, E, and C.
SPICED PERSIMMON SMOOTHIE
- 2 ripe fuyu persimmons
- 1 banana, frozen
- 1 cup almond milk, cashew milk or other nut milk
- ¼ teaspoon ginger
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
- pinch of ground cloves
- Wash the persimmons and slice off the stem. Add them along with all other ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend for one minute.
- Optionally, garnish the inside of a glass with a thin persimmon slice.
- Persimmons are usually sold in the supermarket a little under ripe. I always purchase my persimmons and then let them sit in my pantry for a week before using, to ripen and sweeten up.