Summer is here again and you may feel drained-out after a long working day. Here is a list of 10 Indian must have beverages which will help you beat the scorching heat and prevent you from getting dehydrated.
1. Nimbu Pani ( Lemon Juice)
Nimbu paani or lemon juice is one of the most effective refreshment for you which you can get easily wherever you want. So have it on a regular basis and feel rejuvenated.
Lassi is a very popular drink in India especially during the summer season. It is a prepared by a mixture of water, yogurt, sugar and dry fruits. However, some people prefer to add salt instead of sugar. You can also add ice cubes to it in order to have a chilling effect.
Jaljeera is another refreshment which is made up of lemon juice and Jaljeera powder. The Jaljeera powder is a mixture of Jeera(cumin seeds), black pepper, salt, mint, ginger and chilli. To make it extra tasty, the Jaljeera is topped with small boondis or pakodis.
4. Sugarcane Juice
Sugarcane juice or ganne ka juice is a wonderful natural drink that is available everywhere during summer. Either have it in the form of juice, or simply tear out and enjoy the pieces of sugarcane brought right from the fields.
Buttermilk or chaas is a watery form of salted yogurt which can instantly cool your stomach. For additional taste, you can mix some Pudina leaves(mint) and small pieces of ginger to it.
6. Aam Panna
Aam Panna is an amazing drink which will rejuvenate your taste buds. It is prepared from green raw mangoes and hence it’s taste is a blend of sweet and sour. Besides, it also acts as a very good digestive agent.
7. Khus Sharbat
The Khus Sharbat is another revitalizing drink that is prepared from the ingredients of the Khus plant. It has a very addictive taste and also has anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties.
8. Bel Sharbat
The bel sharbat is made up of bael fruit also known as stone apple. For preparing this drink, the bel is soaked overnight and then riped to get the juice. You can top it up with black salt and cumin seeds for an extra taste. Moreover, the bael sharbat has awesome cooling effect.
9. Badam Milk
The badam milk is one of the favorite drinks of Indians and is simply delicious. It is prepared from milk, badam(almonds), pista, saffron, cardamom powder and cream. Whether you have it hot or cold, it is mouth-watering and is energy-rich as well.
10. Mango Milkshake
Most Indians are mango lovers and we wait for summer season especially to have delicious mangoes. Mango milkshake is prepared from the pulp of mango, milk, saffron, sugar and dry fruits including cashew, pistas, almonds, etc. Once you have a complete glass of mango milkshake, you will feel totally refreshed and your stomach will be full for a very long time.
Craving to have some of these drinks instantly? Get going and enjoy your favorite refreshing beverage right now!
Feel free to tell us which one of these you love the most 🙂