Indian has a food culture that loves a beverage, before their meals, during their meals and also a beverage to end their meals. Indian also have beverages like a Kesar Doodh or a Masala Doodh or even a Haldi Doodh before bedtime. In this section you will find a wide range of recipes from Tea, Lassi, Jaljeera, Piyush, Kanji, Chaas, Aam ka Panna, Shikanji, Kesar Doodh, Haldi Milk & more.
Panakam is a traditional healthy drink given in temples and prepared mostly during Sri Rama Navami. It smells and tastes divinely and also a perfect thirst quencher during summer. We use to prepare Traditional Panakam Recipe at home during our car festival/chariot festival (Theru) in our native. It is flavored with some spices and basil leaves are added. During traditional South Indian weddings in many places, the panakam is served to the guests as the first thing before the ritual commence. Serve Traditional ...
Sweet Ragi malt recipe is an age old traditional healthy drink prepared at our home. It is nutritious and delicious drink that can be prepared easily at home without getting store bought mixes. This Sweet Ragi Malt Recipe can be given to kids and adults as breakfast making it thick porridge or as a evening drink.
Here are more amazing recipes to prepare with ragi
Ragi Halwa Recipe
Ragi Almond Soup Recipe
Healthy Ragi Energy Balls with Strawberry Recipe
Ragi Malpua with Rabri Recipe
Golden Turmeric Almond Saffron Milk Shot Recipe is a heritage recipe to stay up healthy. This combines sweet warm milk with the zing of ginger, cinnamon and green cardamom along with saffron and golden turmeric to bestow with medicinal properties. Beneficial to common cold and cough, this Golden Turmeric Almond Saffron Milk Shot Recipe is best had before sleep or instead of tea during evening.
Here are more natural home remedial recipes to try
Ginger-Holy Basil Tisane | Adrak Tulsi Chai Recipe
Ginger-Holy Basil Tisane is an Adrak Tulsi Chai Recipe which is a concoction of beneficial ginger and tulsi leaves. This herbal brew works by increasing body metabolism, which in turn helps in accelerating fat burning process. It provides a healthy and natural way to lose weight. Drink Ginger-Holy Basil Tisane | Adrak Tulsi Chai Recipe in empty stomach to reap the maximum benefits of easing digestion and maintaining health.
Here are more herbal concoctions and natural Indian drinks ...
Aam Pudina ka Panna is one of the lost recipes I found in my grandmother's cookbook. This Aam Pudina ka panna is a simple yet beneficial recipe for smoother digestion. While it provides ample of vitamin C, the panna aids in correcting gastritis. Serve aam pudina ka panna during evenings or when you have bloating and general digestive complaints.
If you like this recipe, here are a few more similar recipes to try
Aam Ka Panna Recipe With Jaggery
Plum Panna Shot Recipe
Masala Lemonade Recipe
Golden Detox Tea Recipe is a herbal drink made with naturally available ingredients infused with black tea. This is one of the most effective detox tea I have ever come across. It detoxes the body, enhances metabolism and is also a remedy to cough and cold. Hence this is a recipe with natural medicinal value. Sip it on empty stomach for best results. You can serve Golden Detox Tea Recipe during evenings with healthy snacks as well.
Here are few more tea recipes that you can also try
Moru Kachiyathu Recipe is a simple and delicious Kerala style seasoned buttermilk which is prepared everyday in a Malayalee household. Moru means buttermilk in Malayalam, and no south indian meal is complete without the last course of rice had with curd or buttermilk. Buttermilk is also considered to be a good digestive. The simple seasoning using coconut oil and few basic ingredients makes the dish quite aromatic.
Serve the Moru Kachiyathu Recipe (Kerala Style Seasoned Buttermilk) along with ...
Lassi is a traditional yogurt drink that has its origin in Punjab, in the Northern part of India. Sweet Mint Lassi is a variation of the ever popular sweet lassi. Mint leaves give flavor and a great refreshing taste to this drink. It is a refreshing drink and can prove to be a savior during hot summer afternoons.
Other Lassi recipes that you can try are:
Rose Lassi Recipe
Vegan Mango Lassi Recipe
Peach Lassi Recipe
Mint Lassi has tremendous refreshing & cooling effect on our body with unique digestive and health benefits. Mint Lassi is a great compliment to any meal, especially during summers. It's there in every household during summer months. Lassi is a healthful yogurt-based drink, popular throughout India. Especially in Punjab, no meal is completed without having a full glass of lassi. It is a simple recipe, no cooking required, just add the ingredients and churn it up until frothy.
Mint Lassi can ...
With the fluctuating climate in my part of the world we really cannot make out how our day is going to be. On the hot day's I generally make it in a big pot during the weekends so that we keep drinking without getting dehydrated. Vaazaithandu (Plantain stem) chopped roughly and blended with yogurt, lemon juice and salt gives this thirst quenching drink "Vaazaithandu Mor”. With the fluctuating climate in my part of the world we really cannot make out how our day is going to be. We anyway's carry ...
The Adrak Chai Recipe is a spicy and delicious version of the Indian style tea that is flavored with freshly grated ginger. The tea leaves are brewed in water along with ginger and then simmered for a few seconds in milk. It's a tea, that clears up your sinus and great when you have sore throat or a cold.
Serve the Adrak Chai along with a Iyengar Bakery Khara Biscuit for a tea time snack.
Here are a few more tea time snack that you can have along with your chai
Ragi Snacks ...
Masala Lemonade Recipe is a special lemonade/ Shikanji/ Nimbu pani recipe with a spicy and flavorful twist of ginger, cumin, pepper, and mint leaves with added black salt. It is a best homemade drink to keep you hydrated after a long day. Serve this coolant Masala Lemonade Recipe during tea time with evening snacks.
If you like this recipe, look here for more Indian drink recipes
Irani Chai Recipe
Healthy Jamun Cooler Recipe (Black Plum Juice)
Beet Latte Recipes
Futi Kadi Recipe
Goondh Paani Recipe (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe) is a traditional drink made from gondh or gum tree relished with almonds and jaggery. Goondh/gond, also known as "Tragacanth gum" is tasteless , odorless, viscous water soluble natural-gum. Many people are unaware of using this ingredient but it is the best used as a stabilizer, emulsifier and texture additive.
It is a tradition in the north,during Navratri people consume this drink once they break their fast. This helps them to ...
Kokum Saar is a traditional Maharashtrian drink/side dish made using unsweetened Kokum. Kokum is diluted in water and made into a juice. Which is then warmed with jaggery and then tempered with spices in ghee to make this tangy-sweet and flavourful saar. Kokum is known to have multiple health benefits. It aids digestion and hence this Kokum saar makes for an appetizing as well as healthy drink.
You can use fresh Kokum juice or preserved juice called Kokum Agal,which is easily available at most grocery ...
Here is a Vegan Mango Lassi recipe. Veganism has become a statement, more than a special diet in recent days. Vegan refers to any products which are free of animal products – like meat, milk, eggs, leather etc. Mango lassi is a common Indian drink served during feasts. No one can deny their love for Mango- the King of fruits.
For all of you who’ve been wondering “Vegan and lassi?!”, this delicious drink is made with soy yogurt/almond yogurt or by using almond milk/soy milk. Now, prepare ...
Jal Jeera is a lip smacking beverage made from cumin & tamarind, sweetened by pineapple.
Serve Jal Jeera as an appetizer or a digestive drink.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other refreshing drink recipes such as
Pineapple Jal Jeera
Woodapple, basically known as bael/bel in India is a fruit full of nutrients. It aids in digestion and acts as a coolant for heat strokes. The fruit has a very smooth, woody shell with a green, gray, or yellow peel. It takes about 11 months to ripen on the tree and can reach the size of a large grapefruit or pomelo, and some are even larger. It has been described as tasting of marmalade and smelling of roses.
Serve Bael Ka Sharbat on its own as a summer drink to your family. You can also serve this ...
Plum Panna Shot Recipe is a refreshing, tangy, sweet and perfect welcome drink. I loved the smoky flavour which takes the drink to another level!! A perfect start for birthdays and kitty parties. You could also add a dash of vodka to Plum panna shot which is totally optional, to make it an alcoholic cocktail. It is also an easy and quick recipe when you have unexpected guests at home when you have plum in refrigerator.
If you like this recipe, you could also try more of our party drinks like
Aam Ka Panna Recipe With Jaggery is a tangy - minty drink made of raw mango. Raw mangoes are stove-roasted till cooked from within to achieve the smoky flavor. You could also pressure cook the raw mangos and use its pulp for this recipe. But the wire mesh roasted raw mangoes tastes very different and welcoming altogether. Try this recipe before the mango season runs out and relish it garnished with mint leaves on a tiring weekday evening.
Did you Know: It helps in fighting intense summer heat specifically ...
Falsa/Phalsa ka sharbat (Indian Berry Juice Recipe) is made from Falsa/Phalsa/false fruit which grows in tropical areas of India and Pakistan. The scientific name of this fruit is Grewia asiatica. False is a small fruit with coolant properties juice of false/Phalsa on sunny days is very refreshing. You can serve this Falsa/Phalsa ka sharbat (Indian Berry Juice Recipe) on any warm day as a welcome drink to guests.
Check out our other fruit juice recipes
Mixed Fruit and Vegetable Juice Recipe
This Healthy Fresh juice is a delicious Tangy Red Purifier, filled with the goodness of beetroot, tomatoes, cucumber, ginger, lemon and coriander leaves. This juice is rich in anti-oxidants and also provides anti-inflammatory support against heart disease and cancer. The lycopene in the tomatoes is proven to reduce the risk of prostate cancer and breast cancer. Try including it in your weekly diet for best results. You can have this as an early morning drink or as an evening drink at tea-time.
The Green Flush is a healthy workhorse green juice that contains bottle gourd, spinach leaves, cucumber, ginger, and lemon. This chlorophyll packed juice lowers acidity and balances your body pH. It also flushes excess minerals and toxins from your body. Do try to include it in the morning or during the evening at least once a week to detoxify and energize yourself.
Have a look at the other healthy fruit and vegetable juices we have
Mixed Fruit and Vegetable Juice Recipe
Beetroot and Celery ...
Coconut Kewra Drink Recipe is best explained as a taste of paradise. It just fits in anytime and anywhere. This is good for expecting mothers too. Made in a jiffy, this easy drink is simple, delicious and refreshing low-calories natural drink. Replace your regular evening coffee or masala chai with this coolant and notice an energizing difference. Can be served coupled with other coolant puddings such as Lemon Grass Oats & Almonds Pudding on any sunlit day.
See what other popular refreshing ...
Mango Melange Drink Recipe is a Summer Cooler which is prepared with unripe mangoes. The unripe mangoes are cooked well and chilled to make this recipe. Made with very few ingredients, it is a sure hit in summers. Savour the mangoes until they are in markets!
Explore few other flavourful mango recipes here
Mango Falooda Recipe
Mango Kesari Recipe (Mango Semolina Pudding/Halwa/Sheera)
Frozen Mango Yogurt Recipe (Mango Froyo)
Mango Cheesecake Recipe (A Perfect Mango Dessert)