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Chillout This Summer: 10 Must-try Refreshing Indian Drinks

Chillout This Summer: 10 Must-try Refreshing Indian Drinks

Posted by Suryamasale on 10th Jul 2024

Summer is now fully here and the sun is burning with great intensity. To ease yourself what else to do with a drink? We have provided you with a list of ten delicious and chilled beverages whether you are basking in the sun near a pool or just trying to beat the heat in your house. And did you know that? Therefore, if you want to refresh yourself, take your cups here are ten Margaritas for example that you better try out Let's have a look at some really cool brews.

Top 10 Classic Refreshing Indian Drinks

Classic Nimbu Pani: Simply The Thirst That Is Perfectly Quenched

You can hardly find a more typical Indian drink than the chilled glass of Nimbu Pani. It’s perfect for quenching one’s thirst when it is just too hot outside, still the recipe is the simplest imaginable.

Is there anything more quintessentially Indian than a chilled glass of Nimbu Pani? This simple yet invigorating drink is perfect for quenching your thirst on a hot day.


  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Water
  • A pinch of Surya Black Salt
  • A dash of roasted cumin powder
  • Sugar or honey to taste

    Tips: Mix everything together, add ice, and enjoy!

Sweet Lassi: A Yummy Treat

Lassi which is a creamy yogurt-based beverage is a common item in most Indian homes as it is famous for its cooling effects as well as its ability to aid in digestion.


  • Fresh yogurt
  • Water
  • Sugar or honey to taste
  • A pinch of Surya Cardamom Powder

Tips: Blend yogurt, water, and sweetener until smooth. Sprinkle with cardamom powder and serve chilled.

Refreshing Aam Panna: Mango Goodness

Raw mango ensures that Aam Panna feels sour while being a thrilling drink that can be ideal for extreme heat in summer for it is made from raw mangoes with a sensational taste.


  • Raw mango pulp
  • Mint leaves
  • A pinch of Surya Black Salt
  • Cumin powder
  • Jaggery or sugar to taste

Tips: Blend the mango pulp with mint, black salt, cumin, and jaggery. Serve over ice for a refreshing treat.

Cool Rose Sharbat: Floral Sweetness

It is in a league of its own as a summer beverage the scent of which is lovely and has cooling properties.


  • Rose syrup
  • Chilled water or milk
  • A pinch of Surya Cardamom Powder

Tips: Mix rose syrup with water or milk, add cardamom powder, stir well, and serve chilled.

Spicy Jaljeera: Tangy and Zesty

his spicy Jaljeera should suit your taste if you like minty drinks with a strong lemon flavor on top of cumin bases for hot summer days after all it is made using this ingredients.


  • Jaljeera powder
  • Water
  • Lemon juice
  • A pinch of Surya Black Salt

Tips: Mix jaljeera powder with water, add lemon juice, and black salt. Serve chilled.

Rich Thandai: Nutty and Spicy

Thandai is a dense mixture of milk mixed with some nuts plus slight spices which was first prepared for the Holi festival though nowadays it serves as a luxurious beverage during hot summer days.


  • Milk
  • Almonds, cashews, and pistachios
  • Fennel seeds
  • Poppy seeds
  • A pinch of Surya Cardamom Powder
  • Rose water

Tips: Blend all the ingredients into a smooth paste, mix with chilled milk, and serve.

Bael Sharbat: Refreshing Stone Apple

A delightful and rejuvenating summer drink made with bael fruit (stone apple) and Surya Masala.


  • 1 ripe bael fruit
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Surya Chaat Masala

Tips: Soak bael pulp in water for 1 hour, strain, mix in sugar and Surya Chaat Masala, stir well, and serve chilled.

Masala Chhaas: Spiced Buttermilk

Masala Chhaas also falls under this category as far as such drinks are concerned; these kinds of beverages enable one to bring down their body temperatures instantly in hot seasons, be it summer or any other time of the year.


  • Buttermilk or chhaas
  • Chopped fresh mint leaves
  • A pinch of Surya Chaat Masala
  • Salt to taste

Tips: Blend all the ingredients, serve chilled, and sip away!

Refreshing Falooda: Creamy and Cool

Falooda is a refreshing and indulgent treat that combines rose syrup, vermicelli, and basil seeds.


  • Falooda sev (vermicelli)
  • Basil seeds (sabja)
  • Rose syrup
  • Chilled milk
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • A pinch of Surya Cardamom Powder

Tips: Soak basil seeds in water until they swell. Cook falooda sev and drain. In a glass, layer rose syrup, basil seeds, falooda sev, chilled milk, and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Sprinkle with cardamom powder and serve.

Saffron Milk: Sweet and Creamy

Kesar Milk is a soothing, luxurious drink with saffron and cardamom in it.


  • Boiled Milk
  • Saffron strands
  • A pinch of Surya Cardamom Powder
  • Sugar or honey to taste

Tips: Milk at room temperature, add saffron strands and cardamom powder, sweeten it to taste, and add ice to chill before serving.

Sip and Savor with Surya Masala

In summer, people should not become dehydrated and tired because these drinks are here to help keep them fresh and hydrated through the entire season. There is a proof for each drink formula that the correct spice makes it perfect in its own way. These spices are intended to take your meal or drink up to the next level once they are part of it, which makes us proud to be called Surya Masala.

To find out more about our different spices, as well as additional fantastic recipes, please feel free to visit us at Surya Masala.

Happy Summer!

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