In summers, we feel dehydrated super quick. To hydrate yourself, what’s better than having mint based drinks?
Being a herb, mint brings in a fount of freshness to drinks. Great for smooth digestion, mint based drinks are loaded with antioxidants. With such benefits, it should be a part of one’s daily summer diet. The fresh aroma and zingy flavour of these beverages is perfect to cool off, on sunny days. Why don’t you try the below mint based drinks?
1. Kiwi Mint Lemonade
The dynamic concoction of kiwi and mint leaves with lemon makes this drink a must-have for this time of the year, when you eat less and drink more to fulfil the nutritional needs of the body. To sip on the kiwi mint lemonade, boil water, mint and sugar until it dissolves. Meanwhile peel kiwis and process in a food processor. Add kiwi’s pulp, mint syrup and juice of lemon to a pitcher. Stir and refrigerate to cool the syrup so that the flavours blend.
2. Mint Lime Fizz
Once you’ll take a sip of this drink, you’ll forget your regular nimbu pani. This drink with lemon and mint leaves will fizzle out your stress and heat in a jiffy. For the mint lime fizz, blend lime juice, sugar and water. Pour it into a glass, add ice cubes and blend mint leaves into it. Stir to mix and top up the glass with soda and serve!
3. Mint Ginger Cooler
The various cooling properties of mint and ginger come together to make this drink an ideal pick to escape the heat. To enjoy the mint ginger cooler, muddle ginger with sugar in a glass. Add mint leaves and mix until fragrant. Add ice and garnish it with mint.
4. Watermelon Mint Punch
This refreshing watermelon mint punch is made with fresh seasonal ingredients. You will love sipping on this at your next outdoor party. To prepare it, mix lemon juice with black salt and a pinch of sugar. In a mixer, add watermelon pieces to make juice. Add the lemon juice syrup and watermelon juice in a bowl and mix mint leaves in it. Add ice cubes and decorate it with a watermelon piece.