10 best summer drinks to beat the heat Abhijeet Christopher Loreng, Times Now Digital

Feb 26, 2023

Aam Panna

This Maharashtrian drink is prepared with the king of fruits, mango. It is prepared by adding cumin, black salt, sugar, mint leaves with the mango pulp. It refreshes you and also energizes you for the rest of the day.

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Barley Water

One of the oldest remedies for good health. In this drink, you mix barley with water and then boil it and let it cool down. Add salt, lemon, and a dash of honey, and drink it.

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This tangy, salty drink made from plain curd is an excellent way of soothing your stomach and refreshing your body during the summer. You can also add some coriander leaves and cumin powder to bring some twist to the drink. It helps in digestion.

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Coconut water

A cold glass of fresh coconut water with its subtle sweetness is just the drink to beat the scorching summer heat. It also works as an electrolyte, saving you from dehydration.

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This drink is just what you need when you come home after a really tiring day. The cumin seeds are roasted, made into a coarse powder, and added to the water. It is excellent for people suffering from digestion problems. Add some black salt and ice, and you’re good to go!

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Punjab’s favorite drink is tasty as well as rejuvenating. It is made with yogurt, and you can easily make different variations with it by adding mint, mango, banana, etc.

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One of the most popular summer drinks. It is tangy, sweet, salty, and all things nice. It is also called nimbu paani in India, and the name itself brings back so many nostalgic memories with itself. It is prepared by adding lemon juice, sugar, salt, and mint leaves to the water. You can also bring new additions like cumin powder, black pepper, etc., to make it tastier.

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Mango Smoothie

This is a drink that one can drink at any time of the day.

Peel the mangoes and add them to the blender along with milk and sugar. To make it into a thick shake, you can also add some mango ice cream and blend well. Credit: iStock

Sugarcane juice

Sugarcane has numerous benefits to offer, making it an excellent choice for the summer season. It is also considered a natural remedy for many problems and also works like an energy drink. It helps build body fluids and plasma to deal with fatigue and dehydration. Adding ginger and mint leaves will enhance the drink and also your taste buds.

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Watermelon Juice

It comes with various benefits, and one of them is its high water content, making it the ideal summer drink. You can easily make its juice for a refreshing summer drink. You’ll instantly feel hydrated as it leaves a sweet taste behind.

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