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Monday, July 26, 2010

Papaya Banana Silken smoothie


Don't judge a fruit by its outward appearance,holds true with this warm and exotic tropical fruit.

I had tasted dried sweet papaya before but never bought a whole fruit home.The ripe papaya with hues of pretty peach color is deliciously sweet with soft buttery texture.The debut papaya had made a wonderful layer in my tropical fruit pops and a topping on the risotto ,and finally this luscious smoothie.

The enzyme called papain present in papaya(concentrated in raw fruit) is used for making digestive dietary supplements.The richness in Vitamin C makes it a powerful antioxidant fruit,also used in range of beauty products.



The pearly black seeds with intense peppery punch,can be ground and used in salad dressings and sauce.Looks good as garnish on the silken smoothie,except that it was way too spicy for my taste buds, had to unpleasantly fish them out.

Recipe : Papaya Banana Silken smoothie

serves 3
Ingredients
1/2 a medium papaya ,peeled ,seeded and cubed
1 ripe banana
1/2 cup soy milk
2 tablespoon agave nectar

Method
Blend all ingredients until smooth.Serve cold.


My passion for tantalizing tropical fruits continues with perfectly nourishing papayas.Share yours at Health Nut Challenge 7: Tropical Temptations.

14 comments:

Nithu Bala said...

Wow! yummy..great click Yas:-)

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A lovely smoothie!

Cheers,

Rosa

Curry Leaf said...

Yum,Healthy smoothie.
Hope you enjoying your stay here

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Awesome smoothie! Looking good!

Mimi said...

Nice and refreshing.
Mimi

Nitha said...

Love this.. wow..

anudivya said...

Love papaya to death! The ones that used to grow in our backyard back home were one of the sweetest I have ever tasted. I miss it after seeing your pics.

Jay said...

wow...nice clicks. Healthy n tasty smoothie..wanna try..

Kerstin said...

Mmm, papaya is so yummy and this looks like the perfect way to enjoy it!

5 Star Foodie said...

A super delicious and healthy smoothie!

veena krishnakumar said...

Hi Yasmeen

i Tried this recipe for NUPUR'S BB6. blogged about it and linked back to your blog.

Lav said...

hey first time here...yummy smoothie and a wonderful collections of recipes :) Do visit my space !!

Lavanya

www.lavsblog.com

Anonymous said...

Hi Yasmine,

Very refreshing smoothie and most important thing I would like to say that seeds are also edible and peppery,I never knew.Thanks for the information.

Anonymous said...

Very refreshing.Yasmine,the information about papaya seeds was new to me,I never new that those were edible!

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