Lemon Soda

Ideal for summer BBQ parties….. 🙂

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 litre 7 up or sprite (chilled)
  • 1 tbspns black salt
  • 1 tbspn cumin seeds (zeera)
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • A lot of crushed ice
  • Few lemon slices and mint leaves to decorate

Procedure:

  • Combine salt, lemon juice, cumin seeds and mint leaves in blender and blend the mixture. Add 1 cup of 7 up and 1 cup of crushed ice and blend further.
  • Pour this concentrated mixture in punch bowl or pitcher and pour over rest of the remaining 7 up. Give a gentle stir. Add more ice if desired along with fresh mint leaves and lemon juicer and serve.
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Mango Colada

Mango Colada is mango and coconut. I used fresh mangoes because they are in season, you can use frozen mangoes or mango sorbet as well. Its a very refreshing drink, I have made mocktail, you can add your favorite to make it cocktail. Have fun!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 kensington pride mangoes/ any sweet mangoes (medium sized)(peeled and cut into cubes)
  • 400 mL coconut milk
  • Some sugar (optional) (if you don’t have sweet mangoes then add a bit of sugar)
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Some ice cubes to serve
  • Some strawberries to serve

Procedure:

-Combine everything in blender jug and blend until smooth.

-Fill half of the glass with ice cubes and pour over colada until the glasses are topped up.

-Cut a slit in strawberry and hang it on the rim of the glass. You can put some whipped cream and maraschino cherry as well on top to make it look more presentable but I have done that with my pina colada drink so I tried something different and easy here.

Ice Cream Coffee Shake

A cool refreshment for summer …….

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 tspn instant coffee
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tspns sugar

FOR TOPPING & EXTRAS

  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • Some whipped cream
  • Some coffee
  • 1 Ferrero rocher/ any other chocolate

Procedure:

-Combine everything given for shake in a blender and blend.

-In a shake glass, drop a scoop of ice cream and fill the ¾ of the glass with shake.

-Top it with some whipped cream, sprinkle some coffee and place the chocolate ball on top and serve immediately.

Choco Pinenana

A nice tropical summer refreshment with chocolate chips …..

Ingredients:

  • 24 ice cubes
  • 250 gms milk chocolate/ dark chocolate
  • 500 ml pineapple juice
  • 1 banana peeled

Procedure:

Put all the ingredients in the blender and blend until everything is mixed and chopped.

Pour in 4 glasses and serve.

Pina Colada

One of the famous beach drinks made with coconut milk and tropical twist (pineapple) ……

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 large can Coconut milk
  • 1 ltr. Golden circle pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Some whipped cream
  • Some chopped pineapple
  • Some shredded coconut (dried/ fresh)

Procedure:

-Combine coconut milk, pineapple juice and crushed ice in a cocktail mixing jug and mix.

-Take 4 cocktail glasses and fill ¾ of each one of them with the drink.

-Put some whipped cream on top, garnish with some pineapple chunks and shredded coconut and serve.

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Sikanjvi/ Shikanjvi/ Limu Paani/ Home Made Lemonade

A famous Pakistani summer drink …….

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 ltr. Water
  • 2 cups crushed ice
  • 2 large sized limes (sqeezed)
  • 1 tspn salt/ 1 tbspn salt
  • 1 tbspn sugar/ 1 tspn sugar

Procedure:

-Squeeze lime juice on a pro citrus juicer. Discard the residue and keep the juice. Add some salt and sugar in the juice and mix well.

-Take some water in a bottle or a jug and introduce this lime mixture to it. Close the cap of the bottle tightly leaving some space between the water and the lid. Shake well.

-Put some crushed ice into 6 glasses and pour this mixture into each glass.

-Top each glass with a mint leaf and serve chilled.

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