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Enjoy the Top Indian Drinks from Masala Chai to Chaas
For many, each day begins with a steaming cup of coffee or tea, and end with a soothing cup of turmeric milk, dotted with many more refreshing glassfuls and cupfuls of beverages had through the day. That is how deeply beverages are intertwined with our lives.
Ajwain and Turmeric Milk
Be it summer or winter, a relaxed vacation or a hurried work day, beverages – hot or cold, light or heavy, sweet or herby – are always there to keep us company.
Whether it is the Masala Chai that warms your soul, the Milkshakes and Smoothies like Almond and Banana Smoothie , Chickoo Milkshake and Chocolate Milkshake that are had with breakfast or as a mid-day snack to satiate your hunger pangs, or the Jaljeera or Chaas had with lunch, beverages and liquid drinks are an enjoyable part of our everyday routine! Discover a treasure trove of such refreshing and satiating beverages in this section.
Almond Banana Smoothie
Hot Indian Drinks Recipes
Chai and Coffee are two most famous hot Indian drinks. A cuppa of hot Masala Tea in the morning is a beginning to the day for many. As the name suggests, masala chai literally translate to spiced tea. The flavour of the tea is very powerful, it is basically made by brewing black tea with masala. It can soothe you when you are unwell, rejuvenate you when you are tired, and revive your spirits when you are bored.
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
Nothing like a cup of instant coffee Indian style to jazz up your day! Instant Coffee tastes best when first made into a decoction with sugar and then mixed with milk. While everyone has their own proportion of milk to water and sugar, here’s how to make the perfect cuppa...
Coffee, Indian Style Instant Coffee
As a variation you can also Apple Tea. It is a zesty cuppa from Lebanon which is made by infusing green tea with cinnamon and stewed apples.
Apple Tea, Lebanese Apple Tea
An everyday beverage in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, Filter Coffee has now become popular throughout the country. Filter Coffee is made using a special utensil that has two parts. The upper part has a perforated base, which allows the decoction to seep through into the lower half, which is basically a container.
South Indian Filter Coffee, Filter Coffee Recipe
Bournvita is a chocolate powder manufactured by Cadbury which is mixed with milk and made into a drink! It can be relished cold as well as hot. Here, we have shown you the hot bournvita milk version of it. Some people prefer having their bournvita milkshake style.
Bournvita Milk Recipe
Hot Detox Indian Drinks Recipes
While tea and coffee is more pleasing, hot detox drinks help us cleanse the digestive system, detoxify us and also help build our resistance to disease.
The Turmeric and Cinnamon Detox Water will work wonders for your health. Turmeric has antiseptic properties, and also helps ward off cough and cold. It is antioxidant and helps detoxify your body. Cinnamon, on the other hand, is anti-diabetic and also effectively fights infections. Lemon, as we all know, gives your skin a healthy glow and improves absorption of iron from your food thereby improving general health.
Turmeric and Cinnamon Detox Water
This Fresh Herbal Tea packed and honey combed hot drink is just perfect to perk up your spirits when you are down with fever and cold. Tulsi, the Queen of herbs, is best when chewed. However, you can also consume it by boiling it in water like done in this tea. The phytonutrients eugenol and cineole work their magic by acting as anti-inflammatory agents.
Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink for The Common Cold
On cold winter days what you may find pleasing is Ginger Cinnamon Tea. Very, very refreshing, this healthy ginger tea for cold is sure to put you back on the right track on an ailing day! Gingerol, the main bioactive compound in ginger, is responsible for much of its medicinal properties to relieve cold and cough. It is best consumed hot by cooking it in water to soothe the throat too!
Ginger Cinnamon Tea
Quick Indian Drinks Recipes
In India, strawberries are available in winter from November to February, so make this super quick and easy Indian Style Strawberry Banana Milkshake. To make strawberry banana milkshake we have blend strawberries, banana, cold milk, sugar and some ice-cubes till smooth and next all you need to do is pour them into serving glass, pop in straws and gulp it down.
Strawberry Banana Milkshake
This fresh, homemade Thandai tastes absolutely heavenly, far superior to the readymade mixes available in the market. Milk, energised with almonds and spices, Thandai is the perfect drink to serve on special days and festive occasions like Holi and Diwali. The aroma of fennel, cardamom, pepper and saffron rise atop the dense flavour of fully boiled milk, to pamper the senses and rejuvenate the spirit.
Rose flavoured yogurt drink is ideal to serve on a hot summer’s day – but equally enjoyable in any other weather. This Punjabi Sweet Rose Lassi has an instantly refreshing effect, with the pleasant hue, aroma and taste of rose petals.
Rose Lassi, Sweet Rose Lassi
Indian Party Drinks Recipes
This fresh homemade drinks tastes absolutely heavenly, far superior to the readymade mixes available in the market. The aroma and flavour of these party drinks is sure to pamper the senses and rejuvenate the spirit.
A refreshing chiller that can be enjoyed anytime, the Indian Fruit Punch can be prepared in minutes using readymade fruit juices and vanilla ice-cream. This combination ensures a heavenly taste, which is very predictable too, because sometimes using fresh fruits gives a slightly bitter or sour taste if the fruits are not fully ripe or properly deseeded.
Quick Fruit Punch
Tropical Guava Mojito Bartender Style is a sure case of love at first sip! The secret ingredient is sprite. It blends very well with guava and gives the perfect fizz.
Guava Mojito, Indian Style Virgin Guava Mojito
Looking a drink to beat the heat? Cold Cocoa Milkshake is an ideal and perfect choice. It is loved by kids as well as adults. As I was always a difficult kid when it came to milk, my mother would make cocoa milkshake for me and I would slurp it down in seconds.
Cold Cocoa Milkshake
Healthy Indian Drinks Recipes
Often we find drinks laden with sugar, caffeine, chocolate, ice cream etc., which adds on to their calorie count. Try some of the recipes from this section and you will overcome the myth that healthy beverages are not tasty.
Avocado is a treasure trove of nutrients and the easiest and hurried way of adding it to our meals is in the form of smoothies puddings over and over again. Pear Avocado Spinach Smoothie abounds in energy, fibre, healthy fats, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, magnesium and potassium…. That’s a lot many nutrients – you would believe!
Avocado Spinach Pear Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie
The secret to making perfect Lassi lies in the curds. This Chia Seeds and Pear Lassi is no different. But here cinnamon has a key flavourful touch as well. Pear lends fiber, Vitamin C without many carbs; while the curd lends protein and calcium. Fiber will keep your gut healthy and the remaining 3 nutrients aid in bone development and strengthening.
Chia Seeds and Pear Lassi
Life is a blend of bitter-sweet memories. And so is this Neem Juice – although the bitterness courses through your senses the moment you sip it, it surprisingly leaves a sweet after-taste! Neem Juice is made from Neem Leaves and water, so its 100% pure. Neem Juice has a lot of medicinal benefits, and is especially good for your hair, skin and stomach. Known for its detox and cleansing properties, it is wise to have a Neem Juice to reap its benefits.
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