Indian Summer Drink Recipes

As the temperature around you soars, cool off with these summer chillers!

  • 01 of 06

    Chatpata Nimboo Pani (Spiced Lemonade)

    Nimbu Paani

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    Lemonade with an Indian twist! Made with jaljira powder, Chatpata Nimboo Pani has a kick that ordinary lemonade lacks and will help you to cool down on a hot summer day. It's also quick and easy to make!

  • 02 of 06

    Delhi-Style Cold Coffee

    Delhi-Style Cold Coffee
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    If you think this a strange name for a drink, you may not be alone! The reason we named it this (we were considering Connaught Place Cold Coffee!) is that this is where we are told it originated. For all it's fancy name you'd think it was tough to make. You couldn't be farther from the fact. Delhi-style cold coffee takes all of 2 minutes to prepare!

  • 03 of 06

    Badam Milk

    Almond Saffron Milk / Badam Kheer son rustic wooden background, selective focus
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    Delicately flavored with cardamom, the nuts in this chilled, badam milk don't just make it tasty, they pack a mighty nutritious punch too!

  • 04 of 06

    Kayree Panha (Raw Mango Drink)

    Kayree Panha
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    Made with fresh raw mangoes, abundant in the summer months, Kayree Panha is from the state of Maharashtra in Western India. It is a sweet-sour-spicy drink!

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  • 05 of 06

    Lemon Ginger Squash

    Lemon Ginger Squash

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    This concentrate makes a really tasty, thirst-quenching lemon ginger squash drink that is perfect for summer! Make up a bottle of it and keep in your fridge for those hot days.

  • 06 of 06

    Gulab Ka Sharbat

    Popular Indian/Asian sharbat i.e GULAB KA SHARBAT with sliced lemon,Citrus × limon,Rosa,rose petals and mint leaves on a silver wooden surface.
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    On a hot summer's day, a tall, frosty glass of Gulab Ka Sharbat can really cool you off. Another nice way to have it is in a glass of cold milk.