18 Sharbats That You Should Try At least Once To Beat The Heat This Summer!

India is known for its diversity. This is true for its food, people and even seasons. However, if there’s one thing all of us would definitely agree is the fact that summers in India are unforgiving. With winter starting to retreat from most parts of the mainland, it’s time for us to find solace in cotton clothes and air conditioners. 

This also means you need to choose a variety of drinks to keep you hydrated. A good sharbat can not only keep you rejuvenated but also tickle your taste buds.

So here are 15  flavours of sharbat you must try at least once this summer-

1. Gulab or rose-

This one needs no introduction. The freshness of rose extracts will surely refresh your soul from within and provide you the much needed respite from heat..

2.Khus-Khus

Another star among the sharbat, which is prepared from the roots of the khus plant. Its exotic taste and mysterious nature is something you should surely explore this summer.

3. Sandal-

Though sandal is known for its aroma, only a few know that its sharbat is as enticing! Its refreshing properties make it definitely the coolest way to quench your thirst this summer.

4. Zafraan-

Why just quench your thirst when you can do it the royal way? Popular since the Mughal era, this sharbat is surely going to take you way back in time because of its legacy!

5.Paan-

Also a Mughal era drink, betel leaves are full of calcium that are good for your bones and teeth. And if you are a paan-lover, this is the perfect drink for you.

6.Kewra-

Extracted from the kewra palms, this fragrant variety of plants is ideal for you if you are in search of a unique drink and mental peace! 

7.Badam-

Though badam is primarily known for its health benefits it can even help in chilling out during summers and basking in a heavenly ride of deliciousness when served in the form of a sharbat.

8.Lemon-

No drink is complete without lemon. It is one of the best coolers nature has to offer and is a must-try. It has made a permanent place in our homes especially when talking about summer. So, obviously, lemon sharbat is a must-have as it can also be combined with many other things to give it a lime flavour and goodness!

9. Ripe Mango-

The king of fruits is just the best when it comes to drinks. This is why it is the most preferred flavour all over the world. A pulpy mango drink is just what would complete the summer for you.

10.Pineapple-

 A taste so unique that this sharbat can easily be used as a mocktail, smoothie, ice candy or as a topping on your favourite ice-cream. Not to forget its numerous health benefits.

11.Orange-

Juicy orange drinks that are rich in Vitamin C help with your dental health and your eyesight not to mention the unmatchable taste.

12.Lychee-

If sharbat is not just about sweetness for you, you should definitely go for a bit tangy lychee flavour.

13. Raw Mango-

Raw Mango drinks or Aam Panna is a quintessential drink that every summer lover craves for. It’s not just the flavour that is its claim to fame but its heat resisting properties that makes it the best.

14.Jeera-

Jeera is known for its digestive properties, anti-inflammatory properties and its cooling effects. A jeera sharbat is not just a thirst quencher but also a complete drink in itself.

15.Kala Khatta-

What fun is summer without the delectable gola and chuskis? Relive your childhood memories with the tangy-salty and sweet taste of kala khatta.

Apart from these, a few must-try drinks include-

1. Brahmi Badam

2. Sharbat-E-Fida

3. Himgiri Sharbat Gulab

So which one is your favourite?

 

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