Indian style homemade almond milk | badam milk made using soaked almonds | cheap and easy unsweetened Indian almond milk |
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This wholesome almond milk made with soaked, unpeeled almonds is easy to make and also cost-effective compared to commercial brands.
We trialed different methods before arriving at this awesome one, which gives a good taste and consistency. Don’t peel the soaked almonds. Just blend them with a good blender and flavour the milk with vanilla essence.
We also recommend not straining the milk. If you use a good quality blender, you will get a smooth milk straight away. Serve it chilled.
You can also store it in the fridge for 3 days. This is one good thing to stock up on, because almond is a heart-friendly nut that helps maintain cholesterol levels. It is rich in vitamin E, and helps to scavenge free radicals and keep the cells healthy.
When you soak the almonds, the enzyme inhibitors present in the peel seep into the water and are removed. This helps improve digestion and absorption of nutrients. Chock-full of essential fatty acids, this Homemade Almond Milk made with Soaked Almonds helps to boost brain power too!
You can use this milk to make recipes lke Avocado Almond Milk Vegan Smoothie , Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples and many more.
Enjoy Indian style homemade almond milk | badam milk made using soaked almonds | cheap and easy unsweetened Indian almond milk | with step by step photos below.
- To make homemade almond milk made with soaked almonds, combine the almonds and enough water in a deep bowl, cover with lid and keep aside to soak overnight. Drain.
- Combine the soaked almonds, do not peel them and add the vanilla essence and ¾ cup of cold water in a blender and blend very well. No need to strain the milk.
- We recommend a high quality a bullet blender or a vitamix. If the quality of the blender is not good it will not be smooth and there will be small almond pieces left. We have also not strained the milk.
- Refrigerate till use and serve chilled. It lasts good in the fridge for 3 days we have tested it.
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Why almonds are good for you? Almonds help Control Diabetes : Almonds is known to be the best and ideal choice for diabetics. This is because almonds have a very low glycemic indexwhich do not let your blood sugar levels spike up immediately. Almonds is the perfect combination of good quality fats (MUFA) and very low carbohydrates. Being a good source of fiber, almonds also aids in slow digestion and maintains your blood sugar levels. Having very low magnesium will result in the pancreas not secrete enough insulin to control our blood sugar levels. Almonds are known to improve insulin response thus reducing insulin resistance.Have a small handful of almonds and enjoy it as a healthy soup - Broccoli and ALmond Soup.
Almonds are Good for Weight Loss : Presence of MUFA and fiber in almonds helps to get better results when you are on weight loss diet plan, as they will help you feel satiated for a longer period of time. Thus controls your appetite.
A handful of almonds provides around 100 calories. Even if almonds is a nut high in calories, it doesn’t seem to contribute much in weight gain when eaten in moderate amounts. Several studies confirmed that frequently consuming almonds and other nuts maintain healthier body weights and lowers the risk of obesity. Thus boost ups your overall metabolism. Try Almond Berry and Coconut Cake.
Almonds Makes you fitter : Almonds are rich in Arginine, an essential amino acid which helps to relax your blood vessels and enable smooth flow of blood resulting in more oxygen and nutrients to your muscles. More oxygen, more energy for Athletes to enhance performance and also for day to day activities. Athletes can opt for Almond Butter.
What is Indian style almond milk made off ? Indian style unsweetened almond milk is made from ingredients easily available in India and needs only 20 almonds (badam), cold water and 1/4 tsp vanilla essence.
In a deep glass bowl put 20 almonds (badam).
Add enough water to cover the almonds.
Cover with lid and keep aside to soak overnight.
This is what the overnight soaked almonds look like.
Drain the water. There is no need to peel the almonds as we will be blending them with the skin on.
Put ¾ cup of cold water in a blender.
Add the soaked almonds.
Add 1/4 tsp vanilla essence. Vanilla extract is made from vanilla beans that have been steeped in alcohol. It's widely used throughout the world to flavor desserts, like baked goods, ice cream, beverages, and custards, but some chefs use it as a secret ingredient in savory dishes as well.
Blend very well for 1 minute. No need to strain the milk. We recommend a high quality a bullet blender or a vitamix. If the quality of the blender is not good almond milk will not be smooth and there will be small almond pieces left (you will have to strain it then).
Refrigerate. Indian style homemade almond milk | badam milk made using soaked almonds | cheap and easy unsweetened Indian almond milk | lasts good in the fridge for 3 days.
Serve Indian style homemade almond milk | badam milk made using soaked almonds | cheap and easy unsweetened Indian almond milk | chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per glass
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