Moon Milk

By Nmami Agarwal     15-Jun 2018

Moon Milk

This night drink comprises milk, lots of spices and adaptogens and can be taken before going to bed to help you sleep better. If you are facing trouble in falling asleep then adding this to your night routine can be very beneficial for you. For people who tend to skip dinner and don’t want to eat anything heavy, can have this healthy drink before bed. It relaxes you and aids in falling asleep easily and is not too heavy either.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup skim milk
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ashwagandha
  • 2 pinches of ground cardamom
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • Grounded black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Calories: 60-65 kcal

Serving: 1

Health benefits: A healthy drink consisting of nutmeg (sleeping aid), spices (anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, anticancer), ashwagandha that helps to de-stress, lower the blood sugar and boost the immune system plus the milk that naturally contains melatonin and tryptophan which helps you fall asleep.

Method

  • Pour milk in a small saucepan and bring the milk to simmer over medium-low heat.
  • Mix in cinnamon, turmeric, ashwagandha, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom and season with pepper.
  • Whisk vigorously to avoid any clumps.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes on a medium-low heat.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
  • Stir in honey.
  • Pour it into a mug and enjoy.

Over to you: Adding this drink to your night routine is a common remedy for sleeplessness and also helps fight inflammation. So don’t stay sleep deprived and try this drink that will lead you to dreamland!

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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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