All drenched, and desperately looking for that one summer quencher to infuse some life back into you? The lanes of Old Delhi have the elixir you have been waiting for. Yes, the drink is called Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat. If you happen to be in Old Delhi during summers then you must try this purani dilli delight.. The Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat thela is slowly turning into a landmark in Old Delhi!
Nawab Qureshi, more popularly known as Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat wala sets up shop opposite Jama Masjid from where he sells the refreshing drink for a mere INR 10 a glass. The Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat is very popular for its unique concoction,Watermelon chunks are added to flavoured milk to create a lovely pink hue.If you are not in Delhi still you can enjoy the goodness of this drink at your home…so here goes the recipe…
2 cups Milk.
1 cup Finely diced Watermelon.
2 tbsp Rooh Afza/Rose Syrup.
De-seed the watermelon and chop into very small pieces.
Combine ice cubes, rooh afza/rose syrup and milk in a mixing bowl and mix until well combined. Add the diced watermelon to the milk and mix well. Pour this into glasses and garnish with watermelon pieces. Serve chilled.
In Pune a meal is considered incomplete without a sumptuous glass of Mastani, Pune’s very own creation. Mastani is our very own thick mango milkshake topped with pieces of cut fruit, dry fruit,ice cream or whipped cream. The name comes from the legend of the famous Peshwa ruler Bajirao and his lover, the beautiful Mastani…
It is believed that Mastani was so beautiful, that when she would chew a paan (betel leaf), the red juice from the pan would be seen going down her throat in a streak.
The drink might have got the name as it is beautiful to look at.
Mastani can be made in various flavours like mango,Kesar pista, butterscotch and so on, today I am sharing recipe for strawberry Mastani.
Ingredients: 2 cups chilled Milk.
2 tbsp Strawberry Crush.
2 tbsp sliced Pistachios, Cashew nuts and Almonds.
4 scoops of Strawberry Ice cream.
6 ice cubes (optional)
Slice a few dry fruits like pistachios, almonds and cashews. Keep them aside. Making Milkshake for Mastani: In a blending jar mix together milk, strawberry crush,2 scoops of ice cream and ice cubes. Blend to a smooth thick milkshake. Making Mastani: Pour this thick milkshake in 2 glasses,leave enough space on top for ice cream scoop.
Place a scoop of ice cream on top,sprinkle sliced dry fruits on top.
Serve strawberry mastani immediately with a spoon and a straw.
Once upon a time my mom was a coffee addict,now with age consumption of coffee is limited,but as much as she loves having coffee,she equally loves making it for others….and people visit her just to enjoy her Cup of coffee and of course her hospitality….
So here is my Mom’s simple recipe to make best tasting coffee with minimal ingredients and no special device.
My mom brews her coffee fresh daily,here I have used instant coffee.
1 cup Milk.
2 tsp Sugar/Jaggery Powder.
1/8 tsp Cardamon Powder.
1 tsp Nescafe.
In a microwave safe mug,add milk,sugar/jaggery and cardamom powder,heat on high for 1 minutes 30 seconds.
Remove and stir well,add coffee powder and again mix well,sprinkle a pinch of coffee powder on top and serve hot.
Tip:Same can be made on gas top also,add sugar and cardamom powder to milk and let it come to boil,pour it in a cup and add coffee powder,mix well and serve hot.
Shikanji is a famous drink from northern part of India.it is actually nimbu pani spiced with roasted cumin powder. The black salt gives a punch to this drink..
Its best served chilled,a must to beat summer heat.
2 Glasses Water.
1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder.
1/8 tsp Rock salt.
2 tbsp Sugar.
2 tsp Sabja Seeds soaked in water for 10 minutes.(optional)
Few sprigs of Mint.(optional)
Some Ice Cubes.
Cut the lemon in to two.
Take 2 glasses of a water in a bowl
With a lemon juice squeezer, squeeze the juice directly into the water.
Add black salt, sugar and jeera powder.
Stir till the sugar dissolves.
Pour the shikanji in glasses. Add ice cubes,mint springs and soaked sabja seeds.
Serve immediately or chill futher in refrigerator and then serve.
If you are looking for a summer drink recipe with Indian flavours, this spiced guava chilli drink will fit the bill perfectly. It is a guava drink with some flavours of red chilli powder, pink salt and lemon juice.
A perfect combination of flavours comes together in this glass of guava chilli drink.
2 cups Guava juice( fresh / canned)
1 cup Limca.
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
1/2 tsp Rock Salt.
2 tbsp Lemon juice.
Mint/Basil leaves and lemon wedges for garnishing.
In 2 tall glasses add 1 cup each of chilled guava juice.
Add 1/4 tsp rock salt,1 tbsp lemon juice and 1/2 tsp of chilli powder in each glass,mix well.
Add crushed ice & top up with Limca,Sprinkle some chilli powder on top.
The Korean coffee drink taking the internet by storm, dalgona coffee is like a cappucino turned on its head, with the frothy coffee on top and the milk underneath.
It only requires three ingredients to make and you can have it hot or cold.
2 tbsp Instant Coffee or Espresso Powder.
2 tbsp Sugar.
2 tbsp very hot Water.
400 ml Milk
Add the instant coffee, sugar and hot water to a medium mixing bowl. Using hand whipper/whipping machine whip the coffee mixture until it is light brown, fluffy and holds stiff peaks when the whisk is removed.
Pour ice cold milk in 2 glasses, spoon dollops of the frothed coffee mixture on top and smooth out with a spoon.