JAMUN/ JAVA PLUM SMOOTHIES
Jamun/ Java Plum Smoothies are nutritious, healthy refreshing and delicious.As these plums tend to be sweet, you don't need to add any sugar to the smoothies. These smoothies are an excellent breakfast or snack option especially during the hot season.
FOR THE JAMUN COCONUT SMOOTHIE 1 cup jamun/java plums without seeds 1 cup coconut milk chilled 1 tsp lemon zest 4 tbsp oats 1 tbsp honey optional 1 tsp cacao nibs some ice cubes optional FOR THE JAMUN MANGO SMOOTHIE 1 cup jamun/ java plums without seeds ½ cup mango cubes ripe 1 cup milk chilled 1 tbsp honey optional 4 tbsp oats 1 tsp chia seeds some ice cubes optional
PREPARATION OF THE JAMUN COCONUT SMOOTHIE Add jamun, coconut milk, lemon zest, oats into a blender jug. Add ice cubes and honey if you're using any. Process the mixture till its smooth and creamy. Pour into 2 serving glasses. Top with some cacao nibs and serve. PREPARATION OF JAMUN MANGO SMOOTHIE Add jamun, 2 tbsp oats, ½ cup chilled milk and honey if you're using any into a blender jug. Add some ice cubes too. Blend till the mixture is smooth and creamy. Pour the smoothie into two glasses half way. Rinse the blender jug. Add mango, remaining oats and milk into the jug. Add ice cubes too. Process the mixture to a smooth and creamy texture. Pour the mango smoothie over the jamun smoothie. Sprinkle with some chia seeds and serve.
Replace dairy milk with any nut milk of your choice.
Replace honey if using any with maple syrup, stevia, coconut sugar, etc.
To remove the seeds from the jamun or java plums, you need to slice off the flesh using a sharp knife. Its a bit tedious but worth the effort.