Fermented Millet Smoothie with Avocado and Kiwi Fruit

Fermented Millet Smoothie with Avocado and Kiwi Fruit

Fermented Millet Smoothie with Avocado and Kiwi Fruit

Recipe Inspiration for Fermented Millet Smoothie
An old African tradition inspired me to create this fermented millet smoothie recipe. I don’t know about you, but almost every time I make porridge, half a pot is left over. It would be a shame to throw it away. How wasteful. This recipe came about out of necessity, curiosity and experimentation. There is absolutely nothing traditional about this fermented millet smoothie. It is simply a useful way to use up porridge leftovers. Try it with anything you have whether it is oats, cornmeal, or teff.

I realize that traditional African dishes are a key to the past. I learn more and more about them each day. Even though a lot has changed, much has stayed the same. Ting with madila makes me think about how desserts evolve in other cuisines. Dessert is the last thing that comes to mind when I think about African food. However, in comparison to other traditions, with elaborate garnishings, we might not be worlds apart after all.

Fermented Millet Smoothie with Avocado and Kiwi Fruit

Our fermented millet smoothie with avocado and kiwi fruit recipe is a great way to use up leftover porridge and reduce food waste.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 avocado
1 pear
1 kiwifruit
1/4 cup cooked millet porridge (fermented)
ice
1 cup coconut milk drink (or other nut milk)
INSTRUCTIONS

1. Chop up the fruit into bite-sized pieces.
2. Place all ingredients into a blender and blitz until smooth.