In summer, temperatures begin to soar, leaving everyone exhausted, hot, and confused. The most critical component in staying hydrated and staying healthy in this scorching weather is to stay hydrated. Excessive sweating causes your body to lose water at a faster rate. While water is the most crucial drink for quenching thirst, you can experiment with various summery beverages that not only quench your thirst but also keep your body cool. As summer approaches, let us refresh and restore our bodies with some of the best summer beverages to battle the heat. We have compiled a list of summer drinks that you should not miss.
Here's a selection of summer drinks to keep you cool:
1. Coconut Water
A glass of chilled coconut water can instantly lift your spirits. The gentle sweetness and fresh flavor make it the ideal drink to keep the summer blues at bay. It's also a terrific electrolyte, so if you're feeling dehydrated, drink some coconut water and you'll be fine.
Why miss out on the most popular summer beverage, our very own nimbu paani or lemonade? This drink is prepared with mint leaves, lemons, sugar, salt, and water and is incredibly delicious. To make it more interesting, add spices such as cumin, coriander powder, black pepper, and so on. Here's a Lemonade recipe you should try.
3. Watermelon juice
Watermelon is one of the tastiest summer fruits, and its juice is much better. It is quite refreshing, and its hydrating characteristics assist in keeping your body hydrated and fresh.
The most popular summer beverage in Mauritius, our very own Alouda. This drink is prepared with Condensed Milk, toukmaria, sugar and water and is incredibly delicious. To make it more interesting, add Ice Cream on it. Here's an Alouda recipe you should try.
5. Tamarin Juice
We present you the recipe for 'Tamarind Juice or Imli Dhania Ka Sharbat,' which is a refreshing addition to your summer drink menu. Along with its culinary applications, this popular natural drink of Mauritius is high in vitamin C and other minerals.
6. Buttermilk (Chaas)
Buttermilk, also known as chaas, is a delicious curd-based drink that is a firm favorite among Indians. Chaas is an excellent digestive, and the inclusion of spices such as jeera just adds to its benefits. Use this masala chaas recipe to make this hot, sunny day more refreshing.
7. Sugarcane Juice
Sugarcane juice is utilized as a natural cure for a variety of ailments. It is an energy drink that helps generate plasma and bodily fluids, preventing dehydration and dullness. Adding mint leaves to the juice can only improve the flavor of your summer beverage.
What could be better than a Punjabi lassi? This smooth and creamy yogurt-based refreshment is regarded as an excellent summer cooler. The best thing is that you can simply add numerous varieties to it, such as mint, avocado, mango, banana walnut lassi, and others. Don't worry if you haven't tried any of these yet.
9. Aam Panna
A delicious drink created with our favorite king of fruits, mango, that is mostly popular in Maharashtra. Mango pulp is combined with cumin, jeera, and mint leaves to make this delightful summer drink. This drink not only refreshes but also energizes you during hot days. Here's an incredible aam panna recipe that you'll want to drink every day.
So go ahead and enjoy these drinks and ensure a happy and healthy summer 2020!