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Tangy and tasty summer coolers

Try out these simple and easy-to-make mocktails to beat the heat

It is too hot to think right? So the best thing to do is to retire into the shade with one of these super chilled drinks

Tangy watermelon drink

Ingredients

Watermelon (deseeded and finely chopped) - 10 cups
Ginger juice - 3 tbsp
Limejuice - 3 tbsp
Sugar - 4-6 tbsp
Black salt - 1 tsp
Pepper (optional) - Half teaspoon
Crushed ice

Method: Put the watermelon in a mixer and blend it to get a thick puree. Strain to get the juice. Mix the ginger juice and limejuice along with the sugar. Add a bit of water so that the sugar dissolves. Strain this mixture. Add it to the watermelon juice. Add black salt and black pepper powder. Add lots of crushed ice and serve chilled.

Summer cooler

Ingredients

Crushed ice - A quarter glass
Pineapple juice - 2 portions
Orange juice - 2 portions
Mango juice - 2 portions
Lemon juice - 1 portion
For garnishing
A sprig of mint
A finely sliced lime
Cherry - 1

Method: Take a cocktail glass. Fill one-fourth of the glass with crushed ice. Pour the orange juice over it. Then pour the pineapple juice over it. Then the mango juice and finally the lemon juice. Shake vigorously using a stirrer. Serve garnished with a sprig of mint. Put the lime piece and cherry on the rim of the glass. Serve with a stirrer.

SUJATA MALANI

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