Beverages

A drink, or beverage, is a liquid specifically prepared for human consumption. In addition to basic needs, beverages form part of the culture of human society. There are many groups for drinks. It can be divided into various groups such as plain water, alcohol, non alcoholic drinks, soft drinks (carbonated drinks), fruit or vegetable juices and hot drinks.

Homemade Lime Cordial
Lime, Mocktail

Lime Cordial

Lime Cordial is an refreshing lime juice variant which does not contain alcohol. However, due to its eccentric flavor and powerful lime punch, it is used in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. It has a simple recipe and anyone can make it without much practice or culinary skills. Fresh lime […]

Pineapple Lassi
Lassi, Pineapple

Pineapple Lassi

There is a reason why certain fruits are seasonal and show up only during the hot summery days. While watermelon is the most likely fruit to pop into our mind, pineapple is not far behind. Likewise, in India, Lassi is another way to cool down and allow the body some […]

Bulletproof Coffee
Coffee, Ketogenic Diet

Keto Bulletproof Coffee

Keto Bulletproof Coffee? What! Butter in your coffee! Did I hear it right? Well, if you have in some tiny way connected to the Ketogenic Diet fraternity, I’m sure would have heard people swear by this. If you haven’t, the name may either scare you or make you think of […]

Spiced Coffee
Coffee

Spiced Coffee

Coffee is, hands down, the most popular beverage across the world. With a multitude of variants like vanilla coffee, spiced coffee, the Italian espresso, coffee is not a simple brew anymore. This highly aromatic compound is extremely popular in cakes, cocktails and even ice creams. Now who doesn’t like a […]

Aloe Vera Juice
Beverages, Fat Free, Health, Squashes and Crushes

Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe Vera is touted as a super ingredient. It is popular for its topical usage to soothe skin burns or for cosmetic applications. A plant that can easily grown at home, very little is known about its internal consumption. Aloe Vera or “Ghritakumari” has traditionally been an intrinsic part of Ayurveda […]

Watermelon Mocktail
Mocktail, Watermelon

Watermelon Mocktail

Watermelon Mocktail is a delicious mocktail drink made with watermelon, grapes, pomegranate seeds, honey and dates syrup. A refreshing and delicious drink, it is a yummy drink for any time. Ingredients: Watermelon – 250 gms Ginger – 1/2 inch piece Black grapes – 150 gms Pomegranate Seeds – 1 cup […]

Pineapple Jal Jeera
Fruit Juices, Pineapple

Pineapple Jal Jeera

A twist to the classic Jal Jeera, this Pineapple variation is a simple and delicious refreshment that can be served anytime. Ingredients: Pineapple Juice – 2 cups Water – 1/2 cup Mint Leaves – 1 tblsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds – 1/2 tsp Pepper – 1/8 tsp […]

Sukku Coffee
Coffee, Health

Sukku Coffee

Sukku Coffee is a traditional beverage with numerous health benefits. Part of the ancient home remedy methods, Sukku Coffee is a non-caffeinated drink to reduce cold, provide relief to digestive issues & cough especially during the monsoon season. It is also given for those trying to lose weight. Ingredients: Boiled […]

Musk Melon Juice
Fruit Juices

Muskmelon Juice

Musk Melon (Cantaloupe or Kharbuj) Juice is a refreshing and delicious juice especially during summertime when the temperature soars high. Muskmelon has lots of health benefits and is rich in vital nutrients like Vitamin C, calcium etc. Ingredients: Musk Melon Pieces – 1 cup Sugar – 5 tsp Ice Cubes […]

Sugarcane Juice
Fruit Juices

Sugarcane Juice

Sugarcane Juice is one of the most popular thirst quencher during the hot summer days. A glass of sugarcane juice has numerous health benefits and is full of vital nutrients that the body needs. Raw sugarcane juice aids in weight loss, reduces blood pressure, boosts energy levels and soothes stress. […]

Strawberry Rose Lassi Recipe
Lassi, Strawberry

Strawberry Rose Lassi

Strawberry Rose Lassi is a refreshing and simple drink to make for the hot summer days. Lassi is a hugely popular drink across India made with yogurt. There are numerous variations to this healthy drink depending on where one is in the country. Ingredients: Plain Yogurt – 1 cup Strawberries […]

Strawberry Banana Lassi
Banana, Lassi, Strawberry

Strawberry Banana Lassi

Lassi is a popular beverage across India. Traditionally consumed during summer time, lassi has numerous health benefits – keeps your body cool from the heat, provides you with protein and calcium, reduces acidity, improves immunity and more. This variation of the lassi uses strawberries and bananas. Ingredients: Strawberries – 5 […]

Bombay Lassi
Lassi

Bombay Lassi

Lassi is a popular and traditional Punjabi drink made across the country and in numerous variations. It is a delicious summertime drink that keeps your body cool. Ingredients: Milk – 250 ml Curd – 250 ml Ice Cubes – 10 Sugar to Taste Paneer (Rose Water) – 1 tblsp Method: […]

Festive Martini
Cocktails

Festive Martini

A Martini for the holiday season with vodka and vermouth. Ingredients: Vodka – 150 ml Cloves – 4 Dark Brown Muscovado Sugar – 1 tblsp Ginger – 2 inch piece, peeled, sliced Cinnamon – 1 inch stick Dry Vermouth – 4 tsp Ice Cubes – few Orange Peel Twists – […]

Pomegranate Vodka
Cocktails, Pomegranate

Pomegranate Vodka

A wonderful and easy to make drink for this Christmas, this can be given as a present to family and friends. Ingredients: Pomegranate – 1, medium Plain Vodka – 375 ml Caster Sugar – 100 gms Water – 100 ml Method: 1. Combine the pomegranate seeds and vodka in a […]

Pineapple Mint Sparkler
Mocktail, Pineapple

Pineapple Mint Sparkler

A light, refreshing mocktail drink for any occasion. Ingredients: Pineapple – 1 cup, sliced Water – 1/2 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup Mint Leaves – 1/4 cup, chopped Method: 1. Heat a pan over low flame. 2. Add the water, pineapple slices and sugar. 3. Stir well until sugar has […]

Kashmiri Kahwa Tea
Tea

Kashmiri Kahwa Tea

Kahwa tea is a traditional drink of Kashmir. It is made with green tea, cardamom, cinnamon and saffron. Garnished with coarsely powdered almonds, it is best served hot. Ingredients: Green Tea Powder – 2 tsp Almonds – 15, coarsely powdered Cardamoms – 5 to 6 Cinnamon – 2 inch piece […]

Lemon Mojito
Lime, Mocktail

Lemon Mojito

A refreshing, delicious and non-alcoholic mojito with lemon and mint. Ingredients: Mint Leaves – 12 + extra for garnish Lemon Juice – 2 tblsp Soda – 1/2 cup Sugar as required Salt –  a small pinch Ice Cubes as required Slices of Lemon to garnish Method: 1. Bring 1 cup […]

Cocoa Banana Smoothie
Banana, Smoothies

Cocoa Banana Smoothie

A delicious and fat-free smoothie made with cocoa powder and bananas. Packed with nourishment, this is a perfect breakfast smoothie or a post-workout smoothie. Ingredients: Ripe Bananas – 2 Skimmed Milk – 2 cups, boiled, cooled Cocoa Powder – 2 tblsp Vanilla Essence – 1 tblsp (optional) Plain Chocolate – […]

Banana Lassi
Lassi

Banana Lassi

Lassis is a delicious and perfect healthy drink for the summer. Ingredients: Bananas – 1 to 2 Plain Yogurt – 1 cup (about 250 gms) Cold Water – 125ml Caster Sugar – 3 tsp Cardamom Powder – a pinch Method: 1. Peel the skin and roughly chop the bananas. 2. […]

Amla Juice (Gooseberry Juice)
Beverages, Gooseberry, Health

Amla Juice

Amla Juice is a popular and healthy juice with numerous benefits. Amla is a rich source of Vitamin C and minerals. It is helpful in relieving constipation, asthma, treatment of gastric disorders, improves immunity, increases haemoglobin level and much much more. Ingredients: Amla (Gooseberry) – 4, large ones or 6 […]

Nannari Sherbet
Beverages, Health

Nannari Sherbet

Nannari Sherbet is a popular South Indian drink made with Nannari (Sarsaparilla) roots. Typically sold in Ayurvedic medicine or “Naatu Marundhu” shops, the nannari roots have many health benefits. They are a natural body coolant, act as a blood purifier, home remedy for constipation and urinary infection. Ingredients: For the […]

Pista Milkshake (Pistachio Milkshake)
Milkshakes

Pistachio Milkshake

Pista Milkshake (or Pistachio Milkshake) is a popular, healthy and delicious drink across India. There are quite a few variations of this drink and each one of them is tasty, yummy and refreshing. Ingredients: Milk – 400 ml Pistachios – 10 + some more chopped for garnish Sugar – 2 […]

Badam Milkshake
Milkshakes

Badam Milkshake

A popular milkshake variety, the badam milkshake is a delicious summer cooler. Also makes for a healthy after-school drink for children or afternoon refreshment for adults. Ingredients: Milk – 400 ml Almonds (Badam) – 5 to 6 + 2 more for garnish Sugar – 2 1/2 tblsp Badam Mix – […]

Dry Fruit Milkshake
Milkshakes

Dry Fruit Milkshake

A healthy, nourishing and energy boosting milkshake with mixed dry fruits. A great summer drink for kids and adults. Ingredients: Almonds – 10 Cashewnuts – 10 Pistachios – 10 Walnuts – 10 Milk – 400 ml Sugar – 3 1/2 tblsp Method: 1. Soak the dry fruits in water for […]

Strawberry Milkshake
Milkshakes, Strawberry

Strawberry Milkshake

A simple, delicious and refreshing milkshake for any occasion. Make this Strawberry Milkshake at home and the kids would love it or make this as a drink to cool down during the summer heat. Ingredients: Milk – 400 ml Strawberries – 10 Sugar – 2 to 3 tblsp Strawberry Ice […]

Lemon Mint Juice
Fruit Juices

Lemon Mint Juice

A delicious, simple and easy to make drink. A must have during the hot summer days, they are refreshing and tasty. Ingredients: Lemons – 2 Brown Sugar – 1/4 cup Mint Leaves – 1 tblsp, finely chopped Ginger – 1 tsp, grated (optional) Water – 500 to 600 ml Salt […]

Mango Mojito
Cocktails, Mango

Mango Mojito

This Mango Mojito is a refreshing combination of ripe mango, rum and mint leaves. Ingredients: Ripe Mango – 1, peeled, chopped White Rum – 1/4 cup Sugar Syrup – 1 tblsp Mint Leaves – few Lime Wedges – 2 to 4 Soda or Sparkling Water Method: 1. Combine the mangoes, lime […]

Tropical Paradise Smoothie
Mango, Smoothies

Tropical Paradise Smoothie

A delicious, refreshing and cool smoothie to beat the heat this summer. Ingredients: Mangoes – 2, medium Banana – 2, medium Orange Juice – 1/2 cup Plain Yogurt – 1 cup Ice Cubes – 1 cup Method: 1. Peel and dice the mangoes. 2. Peel and slice the bananas. 3. […]