Beat the Heat - 7 Smashing Summer Drinks to Cool You Down

  • Beat the Heat - 7 Smashing Summer Drinks to Cool You Down

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    Summers are here beckoning us to bring out our trendy flip-flops and put on those floral prints in breezy fabrics. Summer is best enjoyed when one is protected against the ill-effects of it. The scorching heat takes a toll on our health including our hair and skin. Proper moisturization, sunblock application and hair protection can prevent your body from sun damage, externally. Your diet also needs to be full of cooling and hydrating ingredients so as to keep your body cool and hydrated from the inside.

    You sweat more and there is a massive fluid loss in this season. Other than revving up your daily water intake it is advisable that one include food items with high water content, some of which would include cucumbers, tomatoes, citrus fruits, melons, etcetera. Summers is the time when you crave the cool and quenching of your thirst. We've combined some seasonal and delicious ingredients to arrive at smashing summer drinks that are extremely easy to prepare and stunning on palate.

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    Falsa Sherbet

    Chef Kunal Kapur prepares this yummy delight by juicing seasonal faalsas. Add some ice or refrigerate, serve to delight one and all.

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    Aam Ras

    A classic mango drink that will never go out of season.

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    Ginger Ale

    Regular soda spiked with ginger and lemon juice along with fresh mint leaves.

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    Iced Tea

    Nothing beats the heat better than a tall glass of iced tea. You can use your regular black tea and mix it with lemon juice, mint leaves, sugar and any other flavourings of your choice. Citrus flavours also blend well with iced teas.

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    Laasi

    A desi, cooling drink that will never go out of season, quenching thirst of millions since time immemorial, you can fancy this hydrating drink either sweet or salty.

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    Classic Mojito

    A spectacular mix of white rum, sugar syrup, soda and lime along with mint leaves. This will undoubtedly help you cool off that heat!

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    Cold Coffee

    An assured hit with kids and adults alike. Take a blender and blend together cold milk, sugar, coffee powder with ice cubes. You can also spruce it up with a dash of cinnamon powder, nutmeg or even scoops of vanilla ice-cream and chocolate syrup.

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