Diwali 2023: The week before Diwali is always exciting. There's an atmosphere of excitement and festivity all around. During this time, many people also like to host Diwali parties at home. It's a great way to catch up with friends and family and get into the festive mood together. As a host, you must make sure to treat your guests to lip-smacking food and amazing cocktails. The food is, of course, the highlight, but it won't taste as good without some delicious cocktails to accompany it. If you're on the hunt for unique cocktail recipes, we've got you covered. Here are five delicious cocktails you can whip up to elevate your Diwali party celebration.
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Here Are 5 Delicious Cocktails You Can Serve At Your Diwali Party:
1. Japanese Berry (Our Recommendation)
Tired of making the same old gin and tonic? You've got to try this Japanese berry concoction. To make it, add gin, pineapple juice, berry puree, martini bianco, and basil leaves to a cocktail shaker. It has a vibrant red colour with a blend of sweet and sour flavours. Click here for the complete recipe for Japanese Berry.
2. Pure Sin
Whisky lovers in the house, we have something interesting for you as well. If you like your whisky with a hint of sweetness, you're going to love this one. It features Irish whisky, raspberries, ice cream, and is topped with a chocolate stick and mint leaves. This drink is truly sinful and will be a good change from regular whisky cocktails. Find the complete recipe for Pure Sin here.
3. Thai Basil Sangria
Thai basil sangria gives a refreshing twist to the classic sangria. It combines the aromatic flavours of Thai basil leaves, zesty lemon, orange, white wine, and brandy. This vibrant cocktail will certainly be a crowd-pleaser at your Diwali dinner party. Garnish with extra basil leaves for a touch of elegance. Click here for the complete recipe for Thai Basil Sangria.
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4. Grapefruit Vodka Tonic
A classic vodka and tonic never disappoints. Give it a fruity upgrade by making this grapefruit version. Take a highball glass and fill it with ice cubes. Pour in the grapefruit vodka and tonic water and give it a nice stir. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and enjoy! It'll become your new favourite vodka-based cocktail. Find the complete recipe for Grapefruit Vodka Tonic here.
5. Mumbai Grapes
Gin, grapefruit juice, and lime juice are combined to make this unique cocktail. Sweet wine further helps add a distinct taste to it. It's quite refreshing and will be an instant hit among your guests. Garnish it with fresh mint leaves and a grape pinched on a stick. Want to give it a try? Find the complete recipe for Mumbai Grapes here.
Which of these cocktails are you going to try first? Tell us in the comments section below!
About Vaishali KapilaVaishali finds comfort in eating parathas and rajma chawal but is equally enthusiastic about exploring different cuisines. When she's not eating or baking, you can often find her curled up on the couch watching her favourite TV show - FRIENDS.