During the summer months, people should intake as much fluid as possible. But most of the time we don’t like to drink plain water and try to opt for other beverages. Having carbonated drinks can cause various health problems. For this reason, one should opt for yogurt-based beverages. These drinks will keep you fresh, and yogurt has multiple health benefits.
Recipes for yogurt-based drinks
We have compiled some of the best lip-smacking drink recipes that contain yogurt to keep you cool during the summer months.
1. Masala Ginger Lassi
When we think of yogurt drink we think about lassi. But nowadays people can find various types of lassi available. The masala ginger lassi will hit the taste buds and make you cool down.
One and a half cup of yogurt
One green chili
Few sprigs of coriander leaves and mint leaves
Sugar according to taste
Half teaspoon roasted cumin powder
Half teaspoon black salt
One teaspoonchaat masala
One cup milk
Ice for garnish
In a blender put all the ingredients together. Blend until you get a smooth mixture. Pour the drink in a glass and garnish with ice cubes.
Another type of yogurt drink people can try is the Gulkandlassi. People who love to have a rose-based drink will love this one.
Three cups of yogurt
Two tablespoon of rose syrup
Half teaspoon of green cardamom powder
One tablespoon powdered sugar
Rose essence according to taste
Ice as per taste
One tablespoon of Malai for garnish
One teaspoon of chopped pistachio
Take a blender and put all the ingredients apart from the malai and pistachio. Blend it until you end up with a smooth liquid. Pour it on a tall glass and garnish with malai and chopped pistachio. You can also pour some pose syrup and enjoy the drink.
3. Smoked Chaas
During the summer months, most of us love to have chaas. But for those who want to taste something different should try this recipe.
Two cups of water
Three tablespoon of mint and coriander leaves
One teaspoon of roasted cumin powder
One teaspoon of chopped ginger
One-forth teaspoon black salt
Salt to taste
Half-teaspoon cumin seed and green chili paste
One piece of coal
Few curry leaves
One teaspoon oil
In a blender pour all the ingredients and blend until you get a smooth liquid. In a pan, add the oil, cumin seed, and green chili paste. After a while, add it to your chaas. In a bowl, add curry leaves and cloves and pour hot oil over a piece of coal and cover with aluminum foil. Leave it for a few minutes, then remove and serve in a glass.