Avocado Fruit Drinks in Jakarta to Refresh Your Day

You may find avocadoes in sushi, sandwiches, and salads, but do you know that avocado is from vegetable or fruit families? If you guess that avocado is a type of fruit, then you are correct. When you usually using avocadoes alongside with vegetables for your meals, you might be surprised to see how Indonesian consume them. It is often found as an option for drinks in Jakarta.

Indonesian view and treat avocadoes the same as other fruits. So, it can often be found in drinks and dessert instead of your usual meals. Avocadoes can be found as one of the options for fruit juice menu. It’s usually blended, added with ice and chocolate flavor condensed milk, with a bit of sugar. Both are a perfect choice for drinks in Jakarta.

Avocado is also a perfect option for topping in iced desserts. One of the examples, es cendol that is made from rice flour. Es cendol has many variants of topping aside from avocado, mostly jackfruit and durian. Other kind of dessert is es teler, that includes a few variations of Indonesian fruits. It’s usually served cold and tastes sweet from the syrup or sugar.

There is also a type of drinks of Jakarta called “alpukat kocok”. Alpukat is Indonesian name for avocado. It uses avocado as a main ingredient. Basically, using just blended avocadoes, added with coconut water, sugar, milk, and ice.

With abundant produce of tropical fruits, Indonesian created many creations of drinks and dishes made from them and avocado became one of the popular drinks in Jakarta. Curious about the taste of avocado if consumed as drinks?

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