It’s the month of April which means heat waves are doing their best work to make us struggle in our daily lives. What we can do to keep ourselves calm is keep our bodies cool both internally and externally!
Jumping into a pool, Switching on the AC, and wearing breezy clothes are a few ways through which we can keep our bodies externally cool.
For internal cooling, you can try out these refreshing summer drink recipes that will indulge you in an escape from this hot messy day!
1) Aam Panna
Summers are here which means the king of fruits Mangoes are here too. Maharashtra’s specialty – Aam Panna is an absolute lip-smacking drink with the richness of mangoes blended with mild spices. This drink is not only refreshing and hydrating but energizing too.
2) Ice Tea
Start with boiling some tea leaves in water and pour it into a glass. Add some ice to the tea, a few mint leaves, and lemon juice. And there you have it, a classic and cooling drink to help you chill!
As the name suggests, jaljeera means cumin water. It is a mixture of spices, and mint with lemonade as a base. The spice mixture is also known as jal jeera powder which contains cumin (jeera). Cumin has medicinal properties which help in aiding digestion and mint helps in cooling your stomach. This drink is also served as an appetizer.
4) Sattu Sharbat
This drink belongs as a specialty to the state of Bihar. Very easy to make, this drink only requires a few steps. Start by mixing Sattu in a glass of water and according to your preference add sugar or salt to it. This drink is a morning drink that helps in cooling down the body.
5) Barley Water
Barley is said to be rich in nutrients like fiber, zinc, phosphorus, copper, etc. Simply made by boiling barley in water and taking sips of it throughout the day is enough to help keep your body cool. It also helps in digestion and prevents gas stones.
6) Nimbu Paani
The well-known, Nimbu Paani is probably the easiest and cheapest drink to keep the summer blues at bay. Very easy to make this drink is rich in Vitamin C and keeps our body well hydrated. Take a chilled glass of water and squeeze lemon in it, add sugar or salt as per your taste, and Voila! There you have it!
Casually this drink can also be known as the National drink of Punjab. This drink has its main ingredient as Yoghurt and can be made in various flavors like Mango, Strawberry, Mint, Rose, etc. You can add salt or sugar according to your liking. This rich and creamy drink is the perfect option for you to fill your tummy and cool it!
So these were the few drinks that can be your go-to option once you try them! Make these drinks for yourself or on any occasion to satisfy your taste buds as well as cool yourself!