Chaitra Navratri 2020 Special: 10 best drinks to cool you down


The 9-day Navratri festival starts on March 25 and ends on April 2, 2020. A large number of devotees are either fasting or have introduced a simpler lifestyle. For religious reasons, these fasting is also a great way to detoxify and give your body the much needed break. For this, you can include a lot of drinks and fluids between your meals to keep you updated and on. You are allowed to consume most of the seasonal fruits and vegetables, which can be mixed beautifully in shakes, smoothies and other beverages. We bring you 10 amazing Navratri drinks that you can try without compromising fasting rules, and it will cool you down in this hot weather as well.

1.Mint Lassi
Recipe by Chef Roopa Gulati

Feeling drained because of your daily regular routine? Try this yogurt-based drink filled with the freshness of mint and recharge yourself.

mint lassi

2. Kesaria Doodh
Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

This milk drink has been a traditional favorite since ancient times. This drink, flavored with saffron and cardamom, is a complete meal in itself.

(Also Read: 7 Health Benefits of Saffron: The Priceless Spice)

kesaria doodh

3. Aam Ras
Recipe by Chef Kishore D Reddy

The King of Fruits is back and forth in the time when you need it most. This delicious blend of mango pulp, lime juice and spices is an absolute treat.

(Also Read: 10 Best Raw Mango Recipes)

aam race

4.Badaam ka Sharbat
Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

Add up this flavorful drink full of nutty almonds along with cardamom and kewda. The protein in almonds can give you an instant energy boost.,

(Also Read: Almond Milk: Benefits, Uses and How to Make it at Home)

badaam sherbat

5. Jaswant Sherbat
Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

This fragrant beverage made with hibiscus flowers, milk and lime juice is as good a treat for your senses as for your taste buds.

jaswant sherbat

6. Chamomile apple and mint iced tea
Recipe by Chef Kunal Kapoor

Try this cool, quick and light fruit-induced iced tea filled with freshness of mint.

(Also Read: 13 Incredible Benefits of Chamomile Tea for Skin, Hair and Health)

chamomile iced tea

7. Coconut water with lemon and milk
Recipe by Chef Kunal Kapoor

Coconut water is the best way to stay hydrated during the hot summer days. Add a touch of lime and honey for a soothing experience.

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8.Banana Honey Smoothie
Recipe by Chef Aditya Bal

Grab a bunch of bananas and turn them into powerful smoothies. Add a little honey and toss some pumpkin seeds to make a filler between your meals.

(Also Read: 7 Wonderful Benefits of Banana)

banana smoothie

9. Buttermilk
Recipe by food writer Priyadarshini Nandy

Highly consumed during the warmer seasons, it helps to balance one’s body temperature and is a healthy option if you happen to be on a diet. Use stone salt instead of normal table salt, and your treat is ready this festive season

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10. Orange and basil juice

User recipe by Plavaneeta Borah

Blend the goodness oranges and the freshness of basil for this revitalizing drink to beat the heat and mid-day hunger.

orange and basil

About Sushmita SenguptaSushmita shares a strong fondness for food and loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her favorite pastime activities other than discussing food include, reading, watching movies, and binge-watching TV shows.


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