Moroccan Almond Smoothie and Moroccan Tea

Moroccan Almond Smoothie and Moroccan Tea veg

From   Firangi Tadka
easy

Prep: 30 minutes

cook

Cook: 10 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Beverage

Beverage

Type: Moroccan

Both the smoothie and the tea are very refreshing and rejuvenating

Ingredients

  • Moroccan almond smoothie
  • Almonds, blanched, peeled 1 cup
  • Cold milk 1½ cups
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) powder 1 tsp
  • Sugar 4 tbsps
  • Orange essence 1 tsp
  • Orange zest, grated ¼ tsp
  • Ice cubes as required
  • Seedless apricots, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Moroccan tea
  • Green tea leaves 1 tbsp
  • Fresh mint leaves 10 + to decorate
  • Sugar 2 tbsps

Methods

  • To make Moroccan almond smoothie, grind almonds to a paste in a mixer.
  • Add milk, cinnamon powder, sugar, orange essence and orange zest and ice cubes and blitz for 2-3 minutes till it becomes a smooth and frothy. Transfer into a jar and refrigerate before serving.
  • Put some apricots in tall glasses, pour the smoothie over and serve chilled.
  • To make Moroccan tea, heat 2 cups water in a non-stick pan, add green tea leaves and mint leaves and mix well.
  • Add sugar, mix and boil.
  • Strain into a serving glasses, decorate with mint leaves and serve hot.