Ice Apple/Nongu is a readily available Summer Coolant.. This water-filled Jelly keeps you hydrated and provides more energy with less calories. Tender ice-apple soothes your stomach and improves digestion.
You should be wise in buying the tender ones. If the jelly is hard, it invites stomach ache. So choose soft jelly. Pregnant ladies too can have ice-apple as it aids digestion and alleviates nausea.
Puree this to babies who can’t eat as such. For kids, encourage eating this natural fruit jelly in place of artificially colored & attractively carved fruit jellies that has fruit just for name-sake!
Ice Apple Puree Recipe – Ingredients
Ice Apple – 2
Just peel off the skin of ice apples and wash it well. Put it in a mixie and grind it to puree.
Feed to babies as such or topped with mother’s milk/formula/coconut milk..
- This hardens over time. So, serve immediately
- While peeling the skin, be softer else you might press out the liquid.
- For kids(3+ years) who hesitate to eat either jelly or puree, add some padhaneer to puree and give it as a juice.
Ice Apple – Vitamins A, B and C, Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Phosphorous and Zinc