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Summer is almost here, and we want to feel refreshing and hydrated at the same time. Dehydration is one of the most common problems that people face during the summers and the only way to combat that is to make sure you consume enough fluids before heading out for the day. Sharbat is a great drink to beat this heat and feel fresh. The term sharbat comes from ‘sharba’ which means a drink,  this term came from the Mughals. They are generally made from flower petals, herbs, and fruits. Here are some best sharbat recipes for you to enjoy this summer.

Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer

1. Neembu sharbat or lemon drink.

One of the most refreshing and common drink in the summers is neembu/lemon sharbat. It is also known as Neembu Shikanji, for this, you will need:

  • Lemon juice- fresh juice will also do.
  • Sugar or sugar syrup.
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Water
  • Pinch of black salt.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
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METHOD:

  1. For 1 glass of sharbat, take 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and mix it with 1 spoon full of sugar (sugar can be added according to your choice) and black salt.
  2. Add a glass of water to the mixture,
  3. Crush some mint leaves and add in the drink/ sharbat.
  4. This will give extra kick to the sharbat.
  5. Mix everything together, add some ice cubes and enjoy your cool lemon drink.

2. Rose sharbat.

For the rose sharbat you will need:

  • Rose syrup- 1-2 spoon full.
  • Water
  • Sugar if required, as rose syrup is already very sweet.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
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METHOD:

  1. Add rose syrup and sugar in a bottle and a glass of water in it.
  2. Shake it well, let the sugar and syrup dissolve in water.
  3. Next, add some lemon juice and ice

3. Kairi or raw mango sharbat.

As we know mangoes are summer’s super fruit, and its sharbat is tangy, tasty and also beat the heat strokes in summers. For this we will need:

  • 2-3 raw mangoes or Kairi. (this recipe serves 5)
  • Sugar- 1/2 cup
  • Salt- white and black.
  • Roasted cumin seeds or jeera
  • Water.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
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METHOD:

  1. Boil the kairis in the cooker for about 10 minutes.
  2. After boiling, peel the skin and strain the pulp.
  3. Add sugar, cumin seeds or cumin powder and salts in the pulp and boil for about 5 minutes.
  4. This will make the sugar melt and convert it into a syrup.
  5. Now take 1 tablespoon of this syrup and mix it with water.
  6. Add ice cubes and enjoy the ever refreshing Kairi sharbat.

4. Fennel seed (Saunf) sharbat.

For this delicious and healthy drink you will  need:

  • Fennel seed- 1 spoon.
  • Sugar- 1 spoon (or as required)
  • Cloves- 2
  • Water.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
Source: Variyali sharbat, Bing.

METHOD:

  1. Soak fennel seeds and 2 cloves overnight.
  2. Strain the water, add sugar and water.
  3. Serve with ice in it.

5. Khas sharbat

This drink will give you truly a cool experience, and for this, you will need:

  • A tablespoon of khus syrup. (easily available in the market)
  • 1 spoon of kewra water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Water and ice
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
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METHOD:

  1. In a glass, pour khas syrup, kewra water, and lemon juice.
  2. Add chilled water and ice cubes and serve.

6.  Gur/ jaggery sharbat

Gur or jaggery when mixed with water and other ingredient gives a cooling and soothing effect to the whole body. For this sharbat we will need:

  • 1-inch piece of gur.
  • Black salt.
  • Salt.
  • Cumin powder.
  • Lemon juice- 1 teaspoon.
  • Water and ice.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
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METHOD:

  1. Crush jaggery and add salts, cumin powder and lemon juice.
  2. Mix them well, then add water.
  3. Lastly, put ice cubes in and serve.

7.  Mint sharbat.

One of the most refreshing sharbat for instant energy this summer. You will need the following ingredients for the drink.

  • Mint leaves- half cup.
  • Sugar syrup – 1 spoon.
  • Lemon juice- 1 teaspoon.
  • Roasted cumin seed powder- a pinch.
  • A pinch of salt.
  • Chilled soda.
  • Some ice cubes.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
Source: Bing.

METHOD:

  1. Crush mint leaves and put it in the glass.
  2. Add sugar syrup, lemon juice and salt and mix it.
  3. Pour soda in the glass.
  4. Put some cubes in the drink and serve.
  5. This sharbat can be made without soda with water.

8. Kokum sharbat.

This a delicious recipe to beat the summer heat. You will need:

FOR KOKUM SYRUP

  • Kokum- 10 to 12 pieces.
  • Roasted cumin (jeera) powder.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Sugar- 1/2 cup.
  • Water.

FOR SHARBAT

  • Kokum syrup- 1 tablespoon.
  • Water- 1 glass, for a person.
  • Some ice cubes.
Best Sharbat Recipes For This Summer
Source: Bing.

METHOD:

  1. Soak kokum in a bowl of water for about 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Boil them with jeera, sugar and salt.
  3. Let it boil for about 10 minutes.
  4. Mash the kokum and strain to form a syrup.
  5. Now take 1 tablespoon of the kokum syrup.
  6. Pour in some water, add pinch of cumin or jeera powder.
  7. Add ice cubes and your delicious drink is ready.

9. Bel ka sharbat (wood apple drink).

For this healthy summer drink you will need:

  • Wood apple or bel – 100 grams.
  • Sugar- 2-3 spoons (as per your preference)
  • Salt to taste.
  • Cumin powder- roasted, 1/2 teaspoon.
  • Water.
  • Ice cubes.
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METHOD:

  1. Take wood apple and crush, take out all the pulp or paste.
  2. Pour water, mix sugar, salt, and cumin powder into it
  3. Mix it well, add ice cubes and serve chilled.

These were some extremely delicious, healthy and best sharbat recipes for you all to try this summer and stay protected from the heat and sun stores.

It is very important to keep yourself hydrated in the heat. Heatwaves can lead to internal problems and a stroke in the body. Check out these simple and best sharbat recipes this summer and never run out of fun drinks.

Also Read: Best Cold Drinks For Kids For Summer-Time