Eid Ul-Adha 2024: 6 Date-Based Drinks That Are Nutritious
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Dates are not only tasty but also nutritious. They contain natural sugars and provide an immediate energy boost. Dates are also high in critical nutrients such as fibre, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants, which help with digestion, blood sugar regulation, bone strength, and immunity. As they are high in fibre, they improve digestion too.

Dates, with their natural sweetness and rich nutritional benefits, hold a special place in Eid traditions. This year, why not elevate your celebrations with some refreshing and unique date-based drinks? Here are six delightful date drinks that are not only easy to make but also perfect for sharing with family and friends during Eid.


Dates Shake

This simple date shake is yummy as well as healthy. To make this, combine a cup of chopped dates, milk of your choice, ice cubes, and a hint of cinnamon. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth; make sure it's lump-free, as dates take time to blend.  Add in a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Now decorate the glasses with a choice of syrup and pour the shake. Garnish with dry fruits for that extra crunch.  Serve chilled and enjoy a perfect dessert for hot Eid afternoons.

 Date And Coffee Frappe

 Coffee can never go out of style when it comes to drinks. For all coffee lovers out there, this date coffee frappe is a must for hot summer days and for those hot Eid afternoon gatherings. To make this delight, in a blender, add 1 cup of strong brewed coffee (cooled), 1/2 cup of pitted and soaked dates, 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of ice cubes, and a drizzle of honey. Blend the ingredients until smooth. Garnish with cream on top and serve immediately.

 Date And Coconut Water Refresher

Summer calls for refreshers, and that too, coconut. It already sounds refreshing, right ? to make this, In a blender, add the dates and blend it into a smooth paste. Add coconut water,  blended dates and a squeeze of lime juice with a splash of sparkling water. Garnish with lime and dates. Top it with ice and serve chilled. This drink is incredibly hydrating and perfect for quenching your thirst on a hot day. This is a fantastic beverage to have on hand for guests, offering a tropical twist to your Eid festivities.

Date And Almond Milk Smoothie

This is the perfect, nutritious and energising smoothie for Eid. To make this, combine 1/2 cup of soaked dates, 1 cup of almond milk, 1 ripe banana, and a handful of almonds in a blender. Blend until smooth, and for extra flavour, you can add a pinch of cardamom. Serve chilled. Granish with almond flakes for that extra flavour. This smoothie is packed with nutrients, as almond milk and almonds provide healthy fats and protein, while the banana adds natural sweetness and creaminess.

Date And Yoghurt Lassi

Give a twist to your boring lassi this summer. To make this lassi, blend a cup of chopped seedless dates with a cup of yoghurt, 1/2 cup of milk, and a pinch of salt until smooth. For extra flavour, garnish with ground cardamom or saffron. Serve chilled. The optional cardamom or saffron adds a fragrant and exotic touch, making this lassi a refreshing and delightful drink to serve during Eid.

Date And Rose Milk

This beautiful pink beverage is super refreshing. To make this drink, in a blender, add a cup of dates, a cup of chilled milk, rose syrup, 1/2 teaspoon of rose water, and a drizzle of honey. Blend this beautiful mixture until it is smooth. Top it with rose petals and serve it chilled.  Serve chilled.

So, what are you waiting for? Share these interesting Eid beverages with your friends and family and make them on this auspicious day.