Summer season is the season when one feels very thirsty and wants to quench the thirst with something cool and yummy and light like lemonade, milk shakes, fruit juices, some nice mock tails or cocktails. Everyone needs drinks that will energize and rejuvenate the bodyand make one feel really cool.
Summer Drink Recipes
Broken mint leaves
2 teaspoon sugar
8-10 lime wedges
Slice of lemon for garnish
Crush lime wedges and sugar with the help of a spoon. Put the lime wedges in the bottom of a chilled short ball glass with salted rim. Pour the vodka. Put some crushed ice into the glass. Add some broken mint leaves. Fill the glass with lemonade and garnish with the slice of lemon.
Virgin Pina Colada
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
3 pineapple slices
30 ml coconut milk
30 ml coconut cream
120 ml pineapple juice
Cherry for garnish
1 hurricane glass
Fill the blender half with ice. Put all the ingredients one by one, pineapple slices, coconut milk and cream and juice. Blend well at a high speed. Pour it in the hurricane glass and garnish it with cherry.
1 can ginger ale
30 ml grenadine
100 ml orange juice
Slice of orange for garnish
Fill a glass tumbler with crushed ice. Pour grenadine, orange juice and ginger ale into it. Stir with the help a spoon. Stir well till all the drinks are well blended. Pour it in a hurricane glass and garnish it with an orange slice.
100 gm almonds
10 gm or 2 teaspoons black pepper corn
10 gm or 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
15 gm or 3 teaspoons fennel seeds
100 gm sugar
Few drops rose essence
Pinch cardamom powder
1 lit cold milk
Few dried rose petals for garnish
Soak overnight almonds, peppercorn, poppy seeds and fennel seeds in 2 glasses or enough water. Strain the water and grind it into a smooth paste. Now with a help of a thin cloth strain this paste into the milk. Add sugar and stir till the granules dissolves. Add the rose essence and cardamom powder and garnish it with rose petals. Serve in a small clay glasses on ice.
Garnish it with rose petals. You can serve this drink on festivals or special occasions. It’s a very popular and one of the most loved drinks of India.
1 glass of cold milk
1 ripe mango pulp or cut into small pieces
2 teaspoons sugar
1 long high ball glass
1 teaspoon mango cut into very small pieces for garnish
In a blender put some crushed ice. Pour milk and add mango and sugar. Blend on a medium speed for 2 minutes or till the mango is well blended with milk and no pieces are left. Pour it in a high ball glass or fancy kid’s glass. Garnish it with mango pieces and serve. Mango shake is kids’ favorite and most preferred and cherished drink for mango lovers. If fresh mangoes are not available you can use mango syrup or canned mango pulp.