As the summer season begins, the temperatures start rising which leaves everyone fatigued and quite sweaty. Thus, the only thing crucial amid all this is to stay hydrated for a healthy mind, body, and spirit. In the summer season, especially while traveling, our body generally tends to lose water at a much faster pace due to an excessive amount of sweating.
While water is quite important for satisfying our thirst, it is equally important to try other summer beverages as well which will help you keep your body cool. These drinks and beverages can help you a great deal to replenish your body. And for that, we have curated a list of some of the most healthy and refreshing summer drinks which you can carry with you while traveling!
Aam Panna is a refreshing drink which people of every age group drink to resist the scorching heat of the summers. This drink is made from raw mangoes and is generally light green in color. It is simply delicious and helps you fight against the extreme summer heat. So, if you have any plans for traveling then you can definitely consider carrying this amazing drink along with you.
Jal-jeera is an Indian beverage that is flavored with Jal-jeera powder and that is what makes it quite an amazing drink to relish. It is also quite good for digestion. Generally, this drink is stored in a “Matka” to keep it cool, and then it is served with garnished coriander leaves along with mint enhancing its overall taste. This gives the drink its unique flavor. So, if you are planning to go for an outing in this heatwave then why not take along this spicy drink along with you?
Yet another popular summer drink! It is quite demanded especially in states like Delhi, UP, Punjab, and the other North Indian States. Here people drink buttermilk with great enthusiasm to satisfy their summer cravings. What is really good about this drink is that it is very good for health and has numerous health benefits as well!
What can be better than a glass of sugarcane juice on a hot summer day? Its sweet taste is just too amazing to miss. However, apart from its delicious and scrumptious taste, there are many other things to it such as it is very good for health and is a great source of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, phosphorus, etc.
Thandai is quite a popular traditional drink that is famous in the North Indian states such as Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, UP, etc. And there is nothing better than the refreshing taste of Thandai in the scorching summer heat. And furthermore, it is quite a good option to have with you while traveling and exploring around!
Also famous as “Shikanjvi” it is a traditional lemonade drink that has its origins in the Punjab region. It is interesting to know that other names for this amazing summer drink are “Shikanjbi”, “Shikanjbeen”. This drink is prepared using ingredients like lemon, water, salt, cumin powder, etc, and is a perfect choice to beat the heat during the summer season. And if you have a plan to travel somewhere then it would be great to have Shikanjvi alongside you.
Particularly famous in the South Indian city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu this drink is usually prepared and served at the roadside stalls as a refreshment during the summer season. This drink is prepared with ingredients using milk, almond gum, sugar, and yummy ice cream.
This aromatic sharbat is quite delicious and the yellowish-orange color of this drink makes it to be more lavish and enticing to drink. The delicious taste of this drink is what makes it quite popular among people.
Panakam is the perfect cooler to escape from the heat during this summer season. And it tastes best when served chilled. What is interesting about this summer drink is that it combines jaggery, dry ginger, and cardamom owing to which it gets its delicious and desired taste.
This welcoming drink is served better with rice. It is quite well-known in the region of Goa and Konkan Indian regions. Made from coconut milk and kokum this drink is just too tasty to experience. It is also famous for other names such as “Aamsol” or “Aamsul”.
This scrumptious drink is a beautiful combination of spiced curds and coconut milk. And this is what makes Komal a replenishing and soothing Gujarati summer drink.
This drink is very good for your health. Known for its cooling properties Paula is a mixture of ingredients like sugar, jaggery, curd, and cardamom. And this concoction results in a drink that is an amazing combination of taste, health, and hygiene. Generally, people consume this drink first thing in the morning time without eating anything.
Sattu Ka Ghol is made with barley and is quite an amazing drink when it comes to the overall health of the body. This drink is just superb for stomach health. Its high protein content is just perfect to provide you with a refreshing bout of energy on a hot sunny day.