CARROT ENRICHED MILK - VITAMINIZED MILK
How to prepare carrot enriched milk?
To prepare carrot enriched milk, the required quantity of carrot is thoroughly washed and cleaned. Then it is cut into small pieces or it can be grated into fine pieces in a grater and beaten thoroughly after adding small quantity of water in a grinder or mixie. The outer covering of cardamom is removed and beaten in a mixie or grinder along with small quantity of sugar.
The required volume of milk is taken in a container and boiled. Now add the carrot mixture and required quantity of sugar and pulverized cardamom-sugar mixture in to the boiling milk and keep boiling for a few minutes.
Then stop the boiling process, filter the milk containing the carrot through a clean muslin cloth or any good filter, cool it and yes, you get the carrot enriched milk, rich in vitamin A.
Scientific evidence shows that the normal beta carotene (precursor of vitamin A) content of cow milk, carrot juice and carotene enriched milk are 0.45, 60 and 5.9 micrograms per ml respectively. There was no significant reduction in beta carotene content of the carotene enriched milk (vitaminized or carrot enriched milk) when stored at 5°C during one week period. The daily requirement of vitamin A is 5000 IU and 200 ml of the carotene enriched milk meets 20 per cent of the daily requirement of vitamin A.
It is refreshingly cool and a fine way to welcoming your guest with that cool CARROT ENRICHED MILK!