Cocoa Juice / Cacao Juice | Refreshing, Sweet

Cocoa Juice
Yields: 1 Serving Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins

Cocoa juice is very easy and simple to make. Usually if cocoa grown homes do this juice because we can’t store fresh cocoa beans. For cocoa fruit juice i prefer yellowish and light greenish colour from outside. It will be tastier than other pods. Cocoa is one of the different fruit in world.


In my native most of them cultivate cocoa fruit. The people are growing middle of the secondary crop between arecanut trees. Therefore i am much familiar with this fruit. In my childhood and now too when I get cocoa fruit, i like to eat as raw. One of my grandmother prepared this juice in my childhood.

Recently i got cocoa fruit from our farm, on that time i remembered to do this awesome drink. I introduced this juice to my in laws and to my husband, they tasted for first time and all enjoyed this drink.

Generally cocoa trees are grown in West Africa, South America and South Asia. Pods are grows directly from the trunk or large branch in tree like jackfruit. Cocoa pod is rough and leathery rind. This fruit filled with mild sweet and white layered or mucilaginous pulp inside. Cocoa is key ingredient for preparing chocolates.

From the cocoa pods, remove all white layered cocoa beans and transfer to a bowl. Add enough water and squeeze well for squash. While squeezing it will releases all white layered pulp. I have collected all the squash in another bowl by sieving it. In a glass half fill with cocoa fruit squash, powdered sugar sweetness, pinch of salt for taste, lemon slices for sourness. Later fill it with normal water and ice cubes.

When you get cocoa fruit try this simple, healthy and awesome juice. Enjoy with loved ones. Here I am ending this juice story and catch up next interesting recipe.

Health Benefits of Cocoa:

  • Cocoa contains flavanols, which have good quality. One of the benefits of vascular flavanols is to lower blood pressure.
  • Reduce diabetes by eating cocoa in moderation has been known to improve the processing of blood sugar, which can reduce the risk of diabetes.
  • Theobromine, a compound found in cocoa, can reduce cough by affecting the sensory nerve endings of the vagus nerve that travels through the airways in the lungs.
  • For Patients with liver disease benefit from chocolate because of its antioxidant-rich compounds have been known to reduce high blood pressure in the liver and reduce damage to the liver blood vessels.
  • Eating chocolate is known to be slowly clumping transfusions. This helps prevent blood clots that can cause heart attacks.
  • Better to eat chocolate to increase energy level. Rather than drinking soda or coffee when feeling tired, In small doses, caffeine in chocolate will provide benefits to prevent chronic fatigue.

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0/7 Instructions
  • Take yellow and light green cocoa pods break it using stone or knife.
  • Remove all cocoa seeds from pods in a vessel.
  • Add enough water and squeeze well. You can continue this process for twice or thrice.
  • Once you squeezed all seeds strain and collect the liquid in one bowl.
  • Take a glass pour half of squeezed squash, sugar or powdered sugar, pinch of salt, lemon slices or lemon juice and mix well.
  • Fill the glass with water and ice cubes for chill.
  • Decorate with lemon slices and enjoy your juice with beloved ones.


  • Instead of refined sugar you can use unrefined cane sugar.

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