Easy Way of Making Avocado Oil

Do it Yourself: Easy Way of Making Avocado Oil

Avocados have become quite popular in recent times as more people are becoming conscious of living healthy lifestyles.

Avocado is rich in monounsaturated fats, it contains lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin E, vitamin C and B-vitamins, potassium, and copper.

Beyond eating avocados, just like we have coconut oil, we  also have  avocado oil.

Here are a few ways to add avocado oil to your diet:

  • Add a tablespoon to a smoothie.
  • Drizzle over a salad.
  • Include it when baking or cooking. 
  • Use it in homemade mayo

Avocado oil  is really good for the skin and helps to make the scalp much richer and better.

Avocado oil contains oleic acid which reduces cholesterol and improves heart health.  It is high in Lutein, an antioxidant that has benefits for the eyes as well as neutralizing free radicals.

Below is an easy way of making Avocado oil as prepared by Iwiep Nelly.

Recipe

Step 1: Get RIPE avocados. Yes! The avocados have to be ripe to the point that it can be eaten. If they are hard, it will be difficult to achieve other steps.

Ripe Avocados
Ripe Avocados

Step 2: Remove the edible parts of the avocados with a table spoon and put in a bowl.

Remove Edible Part
Remove Edible Part

*Note* :  Do not throw the seeds away because they are quite useful.

Step 3: Use a fork, blender or egg whisk to mash the avocados

Mash Avocados
Mash Avocados

Step 4:  Put mashed avocados into a frying pan, preferable a non-stick pan and start stirring at low heat every 5mins. The avocados starts melting, changing its colour front green to brownish black. Make sure it does not get burnt.

Stir at low heat
Stir at low heat

Step 5:  After about 30 to 45 minutes of intermittent stirring,  pour the avocado in a clean white clothe and squeeze out all the oil into a clean dry bowl.

Squeeze Oil Out
Squeeze Oil Out

What to do with your avocado seeds:

Cut them in small pieces and dry thoroughly . Blend and add to your facial scrub. It leaves your skin glowing.

Also Read:

* Easy Way of Making Ginger Juice
* How to make “Pocket Friendly, Health, Homemade Zobo Drink
* How to make Cauliflower Fried Rice

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