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How To Make Healthy And Nutritious Musk Melon Smoothie For Breakfast

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Last Updated: June 27, 2022, 18:24 IST

Kharbuja or Musk Melon is eaten as a fruit, kachumber or is made into juice, panna, or shrikhand.  (Representative Image: Shutterstock)

Kharbuja or Musk Melon is eaten as a fruit, kachumber or is made into juice, panna, or shrikhand. (Representative Image: Shutterstock)

Check out this recipe by chef Kunal Kapoor on how to make this lip-smacking and refreshing drink.

When the mercury rises making the surroundings quite unfriendly, fruits are your best pals. Fruits are probably the healthiest and safest choices. With the arrival of the summer season, comes a fleet of seasonal fruits. And muskmelons are one of the most preferred fruits during hot weather.

Let go of the conventional ways of enjoying a musk melon and “smoothie” things out. While there are myriad ways to enjoy musk melon, also known as kharbooja, a smoothie is arguably the best way to enjoy the fruit. So, wait no further and check out this recipe by chef Kunal Kapoor on how to make this lip-smacking and refreshing drink.

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Ingredients

  1. Musk Melon – 1 cup – chopped
  2. Milk – 1 cup
  3. Celery – 1tbsp – chopped
  4. Ginger – ¼ tbsp – chopped
  5. Honey – One and a half tbsp
  6. Nutmeg Powder – a pinch
  7. Coconut Water – ¾ cup
  8. Black Pepper Powder – a pinch
  9. Vanilla Extract – a few drops

Put these ingredients together in a blender and whip yourself up a healthy and nutritional breakfast. Musk melon is not only a delicious fruit but also offers the body hordes of essential nutrients. Ranging from iron to magnesium, phosphorus to zinc, dietary fibers to vitamins, the musk melon as it all.

Here are some benefits of muskmelon:

  1. Musk melon is a natural immune booster as it contains Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant.
  2. Musk melon is rich in fibres and water content that improves the condition of constipation and other digestive ailments. The phytochemicals and Vitamin A in the fruit also aid the stomach.
  3. Musk melon and its by-products are very healthy for the skin. The pulp of the fruit, along with the seeds, make for a good face pack that nourishes the skin.
  4. Being rich in potassium, musk melons prove to be beneficial for blood pressure. It helps it regulate.

So, wait not and blend yourself a nice and healthy breakfast in the form of musk melon smoothie.

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first published:June 27, 2022, 18:24 IST
last updated:June 27, 2022, 18:24 IST