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 I named it this (I was considering Connaught Place Cold Coffee!) is that this is where I am 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.