Summer drinks listicle recipe

Summer drinks listicle recipe

20 mins
2-3 People
15 mins



Hey folks, Chef Ajay here! Let me take you on a journey to beat the scorching summer heat with some delightful and refreshing drinks. But before we dive into the recipes, let me share a little anecdote about my own summer drink escapades.


I remember one particularly hot summer day when all I could think about was quenching my thirst with something cool and delicious. That's when inspiration struck, and I decided to experiment with different ingredients to create the perfect summer cooler. The result? A range of tantalizing drinks that not only refreshed but also delighted the taste buds, leaving me and my guests wanting more!




Recipes of Summer drinks


  1. Aam Panna Iced Tea:

    • 1 Green tea bag
    • 1 Raw mango or raw mango syrup
    • 1 tsp Chaat masala
    • 1 tsp Cumin powder
    • ¼ tsp Salt
    • ½ cup Fresh mint leaves
    • 4 tbsp Sugar syrup
    • 10 Ice cubes


    • Steep green tea in warm water for 15 minutes, discard the tea bags, and chill the tea.
    • Boil the raw mango for 20 minutes, allow it to cool, peel, and take out the pulp. Grind it with chaat masala, cumin powder, salt, fresh mint, and sugar syrup to a smooth paste.
    • In a serving glass, muddle mint leaves, add 2 tbsp of prepared pulp, fill with ice, pour green tea, and stir well.
    • Serve chilled, garnished with fresh mint leaves.
  2. Mango Frooti:

    • 1 Alphonso Mango
    • 1 Safeda Mango
    • 1 Raw Mango
    • 1 cup Sugar
    • 1 tsp Vinegar


    • Wash and peel the mangoes, separate the pulp, and transfer it to a mixer jar.
    • Add water and make a puree. Heat a pan, strain, and add the pulp.
    • Add sugar, cook for a while, and then add vinegar as a preservative.
    • Refrigerate and serve chilled.
  3. Aam Panna Mojito:

    • 1 Mango, boiled
    • 200 gms Sugar
    • 1 tbsp Roasted Cumin Powder
    • Black Salt, to taste
    • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
    • Water, as required
    • ½ inch Ginger
    • 1 Lemon
    • Fresh Mint
    • Ice Cubes, as required


    • Roast cumin seeds in a pan until fragrant, then grind them and set aside.
    • Boil a mango, peel, slice into pieces, and blend into a paste with water.
    • In a mixing glass, muddle chopped ginger, lemon, fresh mint, brown sugar, and lemon juice.
    • Add the blended mango paste and roasted cumin powder to the mixing bowl, mix well.
    • Serve in a glass rimmed with red chili powder and salt, and garnish with a piece of raw mango.


Enjoy these delightful summer beverages to stay cool and refreshed!




About the Recipe:


These summer drinks are not just your average thirst quenchers – they're a burst of flavor and refreshment packed into every sip. From tangy aam panna to sweet and sour raw mango drink, each concoction is carefully crafted to provide relief from the summer heat while tantalizing your taste buds with its unique flavor profile. Whether you're lounging by the pool or hosting a backyard barbecue, these drinks are sure to be a hit with friends and family alike.



Cooking Tips:


  • Use fresh ingredients: For the best flavor, use ripe and fresh fruits to make your summer drinks.
  • Adjust sweetness: Taste the drink as you go and adjust the sweetness level according to your preference by adding more sugar or honey if needed.
  • Chill thoroughly: To enjoy your summer drinks at their best, make sure to chill them thoroughly before serving. You can even add ice cubes for an extra-refreshing touch.



Pairing Guide:


Pair your summer drinks with light and refreshing snacks to complete the experience. Here are some pairing suggestions:


  • Aam Panna with spicy chaat or grilled kebabs
  • Mango Fruity with fresh fruit salad or creamy desserts
  • Raw mango drink with crispy pakoras or crunchy nachos




Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Drinks:


  1. Can I use canned mango pulp for these recipes?

    • While fresh mangoes are recommended for the best flavor, you can use canned mango pulp as a convenient alternative.
  2. How long can I store these drinks in the refrigerator?

    • These summer drinks can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Just make sure to keep them covered to prevent any odors from affecting the flavor.
  3. Can I make these drinks ahead of time for a party?

    • Yes, you can prepare these drinks ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just give them a good stir before serving to ensure all the flavors are well combined.
  4. Can I add alcohol to these drinks to make cocktails?

    • Absolutely! These summer drinks can be easily transformed into delicious cocktails by adding a splash of your favorite spirit such as vodka or rum.
  5. Are these drinks suitable for children?

    • Yes, these summer drinks are suitable for all ages. You can adjust the sweetness level to suit your taste preferences, making them perfect for both kids and adults alike.
  6. Can I use artificial sweeteners instead of sugar in these recipes?

    • Yes, you can substitute sugar with artificial sweeteners if you prefer. Just be sure to adjust the amount according to the sweetness level you desire.
  7. Are these drinks gluten-free?

    • Yes, all the ingredients used in these summer drinks are naturally gluten-free, making them suitable for those with gluten sensitivities.
  8. Can I freeze these drinks to make popsicles?

    • Absolutely! These summer drinks make delicious popsicles when frozen in molds. Just pour the mixture into the molds, insert sticks, and freeze until solid.
  9. Can I add mint or basil leaves to these drinks for extra flavor?

    • Yes, mint or basil leaves can be added to these drinks for a refreshing twist. Simply muddle the leaves before adding them to the drink for maximum flavor extraction.
  10. How can I adjust the consistency of these drinks?

    • If you prefer a thinner consistency, simply add more water or ice cubes to the drink and blend until smooth. For a thicker consistency, reduce the amount of water or ice used in the recipe.