Summer Sips: Five cool beverages to beat the heat

- May 6, 2024
| By : Idrees Bukhtiyar |

This summer, beat the heat with these refreshing beverages, and stay cool and hydrated wherever you go

May 6 marks ‘World Beverage Day’, inviting everyone to sit back, relax, and indulge in their favourite drinks.

Whether to cool down or warm up, beverages play a pivotal role in our lives, especially during leisure moments with friends and family.

With the scorching summer temperatures soaring up to 40 degrees Celsius in Delhi and across the country, Patriot presents a curated list of five beverages essential for beating the heat and staying hydrated this summer.

Aam Panna: This delightful Indian drink crafted from raw mangoes offers a refreshing respite. Infused with mint leaves, it not only quenches thirst but also replenishes essential nutrients lost through excessive sweating in summer.

Jaljeera: A quintessential Indian summer cooler, Jaljeera combines the tanginess of lemonade with a blend of spices including cumin, ginger, black pepper, and mint. Its zesty flavours, often enhanced with fruit powders and a hint of chilli, make it a popular choice for beating the heat.

Sugarcane Juice: Extracted from pressed sugarcane, this natural elixir is a beloved beverage across Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and beyond. Rich in sweetness and packed with hydration, sugarcane juice offers a refreshing break from the summer heat.

Lemonade: A classic summer staple, lemonade blends the tartness of lemon with sweetness, creating a timeless thirst-quencher. Whether homemade or store-bought, its soothing properties help alleviate anxiety while keeping you cool.

Watermelon Juice: Bursting with flavour and hydration, watermelon juice is a delicious antidote to summer heat. Packed with vitamins A, C, and potassium, and boasting a whopping 92% water content, it’s nature’s perfect refreshment for hot days.