Cucumber Mint Drink

Cucumber-mint-drink

Summer has arrived and increased thirst for lots of cool drinks, milk shakes to keep body fresh and healthy!!! Cucumber mint drink is a perfect summer cooler with lots of healthy benefits. Cucumbers have rich water content upto 95% and high fibre. They help in preventing constipation, soothing effect to skin during summers, cleansing of toxins from body. While mint and ginger help in curing indigestion, acts as immune boosters to the body. This drink is perfect to cool down the body in raising temperatures. There are many ways in which the flavours can be induced to cucumber juice. If you have the ingredients in the pantry in no time this summer cooler drink can be prepared. The recipe is very simple and do try, in this summer to get maximum benefits of concentrated source of nutrients.

Cucumber-mint-drink

Here is the recipe

Course: Juice

Cuisine: Indian

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 4 nos

Ingredients:

Cucumber pieces (deskinned)-1 cup

Mint or pudina leaves- ¼ cup

Ginger pieces-1 tsp

Black salt or kala namak powder – 1 tsp

Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Honey – 2 tbsp

Sugar – 2 tbsp or as per taste

Water as required

Ice cubes as required for serving

Method:

  1. Take a blender or a food processor, add cucumber pieces, mint leaves, ginger pieces, black salt, little water and blend it to fine mixture.
  2. Strain this mixture and add required quantity of water to the strained liquid.
  3. Add lemon juice, sugar, honey, mix well and add some ice cubes.
  4. Cucumber mint drink is ready to be served.

Cucumber-mint-drink

My Notes:

Black salt or kala namak is optional, can be replaced with normal salt.

Sugar, honey can be adjusted as per taste. Sweetness can be adjusted with only honey.

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