Papaya Milkshake

Today’s the first day of Ramadan! πŸ™‚ This is the month we so eagerly wait for… I am so grateful to all of you who have been leaving lovely comments for the information I am sharing regarding this blessed month. It feels nice to know that there are people who seek to understand other people’s religions and traditions. It is only out of this feeling of compassion and understanding can a lot of things look positive… πŸ™‚

 

Since from dawn to dusk we abstain from eating and drinking, most of the people tend to give a lot of importance to food. Definitely, food is important – what you eat truly determines the energy levels of the fasting time. Therefore, it is extremely important to know what you are eating. In our home, my umma and I make it a point to keep fried items to the minimum. Only when we have guests coming over or the men express their desire to eat something, do we make! Otherwise, for Iftar, which is the time when we break the fast towards sunset time, we make tharikanji (rava in milk), some fresh juice, water, dates and loads of fruits – yes, I am not exaggerating, loads! One whole plate of watermelon and the other plate mixed fruits. Once you have a couple of dates, a glass of water, the juice and tharikanji with some fruits, you will literally have no space for anything else! I really feel that such an eating schedule keeps the spirit of Ramadan intact where the main aim is to detoxify the soul and the body and if you stick to natural produce, nothing like it!

 

This is one power-packed milkshake we love to serve for Iftar. We are more of a cut-and-eat rather than a cut-and-juice family, and there are only very few fruits that we prefer as juice than cut. Papaya is loved in both forms. Off to the way I make this simple milkshake, no complications at all!

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Papaya Milkshake

Course Drinks
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tightly packed cut pieces of fresh papaya
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 scoop vanilla icecream optional
  • 3-4 icecubes

Instructions

  • Put everything into a mixer and blend till smooth.
  • Serve!

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  1. Lovely Rafeeda, thanks for sharing the info… if u don't mind can u share the significance of fasting, I am really eager to know it. Lovely papaya milkshake…

    1. thank u so much priya for your enthusiasm… i will keep posting bits and pieces of information regarding ramadan during this whole month… πŸ™‚

  2. Thats nice to know you breakyour fast with lots of fruits & juices. I remember back in coorg my neighour used to come to our house to take ice cubes to make juice. The Milk shake defenitely looks very refreshing. The papaya has all those vitamins that are required to stay healthy & also to look good:)

    1. thank u so much dear… πŸ™‚

  3. Hi Rafeeda, Have a blessed fasting month. Your papaya milk shake look very refreshing and delicious.

    Have a nice day.

    1. thank u so much amelia… πŸ™‚

  4. Never tried papaya with milk.sounds delicious

    1. thank u so much humi…

  5. this looks delicious..Hope you have a blessed period with Ramadan!

    1. thank u so much amila…

  6. ramadhan kareem to you, my friend! hope this year brings a lot of barakah to you and family! I love milk shake of any kind, and admire that platters of fruits, we r fruit-olic too πŸ™‚

    1. ramadan kareem to you too dear… may Allah bless u with loads of barakah, as well… πŸ™‚ inch pinch to u, same like us!!!

  7. Love papaya, happy Ramadan to you and family, I never knew why Muslims fast, thanks for sharing dear… Happy fasting and feasting πŸ˜‰

    1. thank u so much priya.. πŸ™‚

  8. healthy milksahke and want a sip now

    1. thank u so much ramya…

  9. very delicious and healthy drink…

    1. thank u so much saranya…

  10. never tried this shake.lovely color.

    1. thank u so much meena…

  11. Looks delish..nice pic

    1. thank u so much divya…

  12. That's a lovely colour on the shake Rafee. Never tried a shake with papayas in them πŸ™‚

    1. thank u so much priya… πŸ™‚

  13. wow i need some now…this looks so delicious

    1. thank u so much sara… πŸ™‚

  14. For some reason I was under the impression that the combo of milk and papaya tastes little bitter, so never tried a papaya smoothie before. Does it really taste any odd? I would love to try this smoothie if I could get hold of good papaya.

    1. i had used a really ripe papaya, and peeled off the skin really thick, because when the bottom of the skin portion is present, it does turn sour! hope this helps you dear… they taste as good as eating them just like that! πŸ™‚ thanks a lot dear…

  15. thats an delicious milkshake looks yumm dear πŸ™‚

    1. thank you so much manjula…

  16. Hey Rafeeda, I tried a lot but I never liked Papaya! Would love to make this one if it works for me πŸ™‚

    1. i love papaya!!! i'm surprised u dun like it… πŸ™‚ thank u so much dear…

  17. wow…i love this…we can have fulfilling tummy after this drink…more of antioxidant for a good day start

    1. thank u so much divya… πŸ™‚

  18. Happy Ramadan to you. Papaya milkshake …..delicious

    1. thank u so much sebeena…

  19. Such a filling shake, prefect for your fasting..Looks delicious.

    1. Thank u so much akka…

  20. That looks so rich and delicious

    1. Thsnk u so much anupa…

  21. shake looks really yummy…Happy Ramadan to you.

    1. Thank u so much gayathri…

  22. Ramadan Mubarak, Rafeeda! This delicious & refreshing shake is perfect for Iftar!

    1. Jazakallah khairan ambreen… πŸ™‚

  23. Such a healthy & filling shake. Perfect for ur fasting time πŸ™‚

    1. Thank u so much chitra… πŸ™‚

  24. healthy and refreshing recipe for the month.. Ramadhan Mubarak.. May Allah bless us all. πŸ™‚

    first time here.. and i love your blog.. following now πŸ™‚

    A Rat's Nibble

    1. thank u so much dear… Ramadan Kareem to you too… πŸ™‚

  25. my dad used to make the best papaya milkshake, which made me the papaya hater finish one tall glass… πŸ™ nostalgic post for me. ur shake looks too good too Rafee !

    1. Thank u so much shree dear…

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