RECIPES/ INDIAN BEVERAGES
Indian drink or Indian beverage is a popular part of the
Indian cuisine and has an array of drinks that are both unique and refreshing.
According to Indian ethnic culture, drinking Alcohol was considered bad hence there
were only few local alcoholic traditional drinks prepared with locally
Indian beverages often referred as Sherbets are
non-alcoholic and actually are prepared to beat the heat of the sultry Indian
summer like the Aam Panna, Jal Jeera, Thandai, Lassi, Chhanch, or Nimbu Paani and
Tea and the popularly known filter Coffee to provide warmth during winters.
Tea is also known as Chai, the most common form of drink in India, especially in North
India. As the winters are in extreme conditions in Northern parts
Tea is available anywhere one goes. Tea can be prepared in many ways using
spices called the Masala Chai or Ginger tea. Coffee is a popular drink commonly
consumed in the Southern States of India, especially the filter coffee.
There are other types of Indian drinks like the Milkshakes,
Falooda, lassi etc.
Milkshakes – A delicious, lip smacking and healthy
refreshing drink can also be better opted for than the sugar laden soda pop or
the aerated soft drinks. High in nutrition and calcium, a good drink for the kids
and health conscious people too. The variety of Milkshakes includes: Apple
milkshake, Banana milkshake, carrot milkshake, orange milkshake, pineapple
milkshake, strawberry milkshake and the popular Indian beverage called the
Badam Milk or Almond milk, a soothing energy giving drink and rich in vitamin E
and nutritious too.
Few of the ethnic alcohol drinks in India includes: the Goan Fenny , Wine which are
prepared in most of the houses in Goa and is
served especially during festive season and occasions. Bhaang is prepared
during the Holi festival. Toddy is considered to be a poor man’s Indian local