Cucumber-mint-drink

Cucumber mint drink is a perfect summer cooler with lots of healthy benefits. Summer has arrived and increased thirst for lots of cool drinks, milk shakes to keep body fresh and healthy!!!

Health benefits of summer cooler cucumber!!

Cucumbers have rich water content up to 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

 

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The recipe for this summer cooler is given below

 

Cucumber Mint Drink

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: karnataka
Servings: 4 people
Author: Pavithra M Adiga

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

Instructions

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

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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