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Nungu Paal Recipe - South Indian Tender Ice Apple Drink

Refreshing and healthy summer cooler made with Ice Apple / Toddy Palm Seeds, milk and cardamom powder. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: Summer, Summer Drinks
Servings: 2
Calories: 136kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 Tender Ice Apples / Nungu / Taati Munjalu / Toddy Palm Fruits
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/8 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tsp Chopped Pistachios (optional)


  • Boil milk with sugar and let it cool completely.
  • Wash two tender ice apples and remove the out skin.
  • Chop one tender ice apple into pieces and keep it aside.
  • Grind the another one into a smooth paste and add it to the cooled milk. Mix until well combined.
  • Add the chopped tender ice apple and cardamom powder to and mix well. 
  • Add more sugar if required. Refrigerate it for some time and pour into glasses.
  • Garnish with chopped pistachios or almonds and serve chilled.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 185mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 0.1mg