Summer drinks to beat the heat - GulfToday

Summer drinks to beat the heat

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In order to beat the heat as we embrace summer, let's rehydrate and restore our bodies with some of the best summer drinks. Here's a selection of summertime beverages that you simply must try.

Iced JalJeera

An energising beverage filled with flavour. Serve cold to instantly cool you off!


Tamarind Pulp 125 Gram

Mint Leaves 3 tbsp

Ground Cumin 1/2 tsp

Ground Cumin, roasted 3/4 tsp

Grated Jaggery 50 gram

Black Salt 4 tsp

Ginger Salt (Gourmet Flavoured Salt), Grated 1 tbsp

Lemon Juice 3-4 tbsp

A pinch of Chilli powder (Kashmiri mirch)

Garam Masala 1/2 tsp

Water 1/2 litre


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For the Jaljeera, add all the ingredients in a food processor and blend it together. Chill overnight. Then strain and freeze it. Garnish the drink with some Boondis and serve.

Sattu Sharbat

This delicious summertime treat, Sattu Sharbat from Bihar is well-known for its cooling qualities. It has its own variations in states like Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh and is well-liked nationwide.


Chana Sattu, fourth cup

Chilled water 4 cups

Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

Roasted cumin powder, half teaspoon

Mint leaves, 2 teaspoons (chopped)

Black salt to taste

Green chilli, 1 (chopped)

Raw mango, 2 teaspoons (grated)


Add all ingredients to a jug and mix well. Serve in glasses along with some ice cubes. Garnish with more mint leaves.

Mango Lassi

A fresh approach to the beloved lassi. Mango pulp and creamy yogurt were combined with a tonne of ice.


Curd 125 Ml

Iced water 200 ml

Ice 8 cubes

Mango chopped 1

Sugar 1 tbsp

A pinch of dried mint


Whip all the ingredients together in a blender. Serve chilled.

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