summer drinks

Cold coffee with ice cream

Posted on Updated on


Summer is upon us already, and by now most of us have switched over to drinking iced drinks. So why not try cold coffee instead of hot coffee.Try this refreshing iced and Cold Coffee to Beat the Heat. Its quick and easy to prepare at home.You can even serve your guest with cold coffee instead of hot tea/coffee this summer.
Enjoy the cold drinks and do leave your valuable feedback in the comment box.


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Serves : 3

Ingredients:

2 tbsp Instant Coffee powder
1 tbsp cocoa powder
4 tbsp Sugar
2 Cold Milk – 3 cup
1 or 2 ice cubes
2 to 3 ice cream scoops
Chocolate syrup as needed
3 tbsp Hot water

Directions || How to prepare Cold coffee

In a small bowl mix hot water with coffee powder and mix well.Let it cool down.

In a mixer add a cocoa powder ,coffee mixture,sugar and then put in milk, ice cubes and blend until creamy.

Take a glass, drizzle with chocolate syrup to create a pattern.

Pour this in a glass and you can add a scoop of icecream over it and drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Serve chilled.

Watermelon slush (watermelon and mint juice)

Posted on


A watermelon contains about 6% sugar and 91% water.As with many other fruits, it is a good source of vitamin C and is low in fat.Its a cook and refreshing juice best to beat the summer heat. Try this recipe for sure. 

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: Nil

Serves : 4

Ingredients

1 medium size watermelon, peeled, deseeded and chopped

1 or 2 tbsp mint leaves/pudina

1 tbsp lemon juice

black salt as required

ice cubes (optional)

Direction | How to prepare watermelon mint juice

Add all the watermelon,lemon juice  and mint leaves in a blender , please do not add water to it.

Blend it well.Pour the watermelon juice in tall glasses and sprinkle some black salt from top.

Add few ice cubes if required.

Garnish watermelon juice with some mint leaves and serve it cool.

Strawberry Smoothie

Posted on Updated on


Strawberries start to ripen as early as March, you can get the juicy red berries fresh as late as October, making summer the perfect season for the most popular berry in the world.

Many people eat strawberries on ice cream, or dip them in sugar. Check out this soothing and refreshing healthy Strawberry smoothie to recharge your energy levels

INGREDIENTS

1 cup frozen or fresh strawberries
2 cup milk

2 tbsp plain yogurt
1/4 cup sugar
8 -10 ice cubes

DIRECTIONS || How to prepare Strawberry smoothie

Rinse the strawberries and then drain them.

Slice off the green leafy part from all the strawberries and then chop the strawberries.

Add the chopped strawberries to a blender jar.

Add 2 cups chilled milk,plain yogurt and add sugar as required.

Blend it together till smooth and creamy.

Pour in tall glasses and serve strawberry smoothie immediately.

Add few ice cubes if required

Tips

you can also add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or strawberry ice cream and have a strawberry ice cream shake.

Milkshakes (Summer drinks)

Posted on Updated on



Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberry Milkshake
Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberries start to ripen as early as March, you can get the juicy red berries fresh as late as October, making summer the perfect season for the most popular berry in the world.
Many people eat strawberries on ice cream, or dip them in sugar. Check out this soothing and refreshing healthy Strawberry milkshake to recharge your energy levels

 

 

Ingredients

1 cup frozen or fresh strawberries
2 cup milk
1/4 cup sugar
8 -10 ice cubes

Directions || How to prepare Strawberry milkshake

Rinse the strawberries and then drain them.

Slice off the green leafy part from all the strawberries and then chop the strawberries.

Add the chopped strawberries to a blender jar.

Add 2 cups chilled milk,add sugar as required.

Blend the milkshake till smooth.

Pour in tall glasses and serve strawberry milkshake immediately.

Add few ice cubes if required

Tips

you can also add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or strawberry ice cream and have a strawberry ice cream shake.

 Watermelon mint Juice

Watermelon mint juice
Watermelon mint juice

A watermelon contains about 6% sugar and 91% water.As with many other fruits, it is a good source of vitamin C and is low in fat.Its a cook and refreshing juice best to beat the summer heat. Try this recipe for sure. 

 

 

 

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: Nil

Serves : 4

Ingredients

1 medium size watermelon, peeled, deseeded and chopped

1 or 2 tbsp mint leaves/pudina

black salt as required

ice cubes (optional)

Direction | How to prepare watermelon mint juice

All the watermelon and mint leaves in a blender , please do not add water to it.

Blend it well.Pour the watermelon juice in tall glasses and sprinkle some black salt from top.

Add few ice cubes if required.

Garnish watermelon juice with some mint leaves and serve it cool.

Mango Smoothie

Mango smoothie
Mango smoothie

Mango is one of famous fruit in India and its one of the richest tropical fruit and abundantly found in summer.
Mangoes are good source of amino acids, flavonoids, vitamin C and E, niacin, beta carotene, calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. This well-liked fruit is good to eat either raw, ripe or in liquid form.Try out this healthy mango smoothie at home and I am sure it will be loved by you and your family.

 

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 5 mins

Serves : 4

Ingredients

3 Ripe mangoes peeled and chopped
2 cup chilled milk
1 cup Yogurt
2 cup Sugar
8 -10 ice cubes if required.

Direction | How to prepare mango smoothie.

Whisk the yogurt into a smooth paste.

Add the chopped mango pieces milk and yogurt into a blender. Blend till smooth.

Add sugar and blend again.

Put some ice cubes into a glass, pour the smoothie and serve immediately.