Heat and humidity have struck us all but don’t worry; New Woman quenches your thirst with mouth-watering summer coolers that will chill and soothe your senses.
1. GRAPE & LEMONGRASS COOLER
Ingredients: 1 kg green grapes, 1/3 cup lemongrass (fresh green tea leaves), ¼ cup mint leaves, 1 tsp black salt, 1 tsp cumin powder, 3-4 tsp powdered sugar, crushed ice for serving
Method: Grind together all the ingredients and sieve. Add crushed ice and serve chilled in tall glasses.
2. KOKUM COLA
Ingredients: 1 cup kokum, 1 cup water, ½ cup sugar, 1 lt any aerated drink (preferably cola), 1 tsp black salt, 1 tsp cumin powder.
Method: Mix together the kokum, water and sugar and pressure cook for two whistles. Allow it to cool. Then grind and sieve the kokum mixture. Add black salt and cumin powder. Mix in the cola and crushed ice and serve chilled.
Ingredients: 1 lt guava juice (readymade), 1 tbsp capsico sauce, ¼ tsp red chilli powder, ¼ tsp salt, juice of one lemon, crushed ice for serving
Method: Mix all the ingredients in a vessel. Shake well, add crushed ice and serve chilled in tall glasses.