In Ayurveda, ojas is the essence of vitality and immunity. This energy drink includes foods like dates, raisins, and milk to help nourish your ojas and give a boost of energy to keep you going. If taken with breakfast it vitalizes the nervous system and provides satiety.
Good for vata and pitta.
Prep Time: 5 Mins plus 8 hours to soak
Total Time: 10 Minutes
Serves: 2 persons
- Soak the almonds overnight in water and soak the dates overnight in milk in the refrigerator.
- Blend almonds, milk, dates, and water until fully blended.
- Pour this mixture into a saucepan and add cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, pepper, turmeric.
- Bring it to a gentle boil, pour into cups, and sip warm. Filter if needed.
For quick and easy tonic replace almonds with 1 cup of almond milk and to make it dairy-free add 2 cups of almond milk instead.
You can also add ½ tsp of unsweetened chocolate powder and use this drink as a recovery drink after exercise
If consumed at night, you can choose to add freshly ground Nutmeg for a calming deep sleep.
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