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With temperatures soaring to an all time high, the sight of anything cool with lots of ice on it is the most appetisng and one tends to get indulgent....

With temperatures soaring to an all time high, the sight of anything cool with lots of ice on it is the most appetisng and one tends to get indulgent. All the more reason to make sure you have the healthier versions that do not put on you the extra calories and yet are yummy on the tummy Tomato Apple Drink Tomato apple drink, a cool and delicious blend of vitamin c, a and lycopene � you'd never guess that it is a health drink when you devour this tasty beverage! Tomatoes, known for their antioxidant properties combine with apples to make this refreshing drink. Honey enhances the natural sweetness of this drink, making you look for more once you are done with a glass! Glass used: all purpose glass
coolIngredients
Medium tomatoes 10 Chopped apple 3 cups Honey 1 tbsp Crushed ice 1 cup Ice-cubes 8
Method
  • Boil a vesselful of water, add the tomatoes and blanch for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Drain, cool, peel and chop the tomatoes roughly.
  • Combine the tomatoes, apple, honey and crushed ice and blend in a mixer till smooth. Do not strain.
  • In each all-purpose glass, place 2 ice-cubes and pour equal quantity of the juice over it. Serve immediately.
Cool Cucumber Cool cucumber, the refreshing combination of cucumber and mint cools you down in one shot! cucumber juice has been proven to improve the complexion and health of our skin, as cucumber's high water content makes it naturally hydrating�a must for glowing skin. Mint spikes up the otherwise bland drink, with a memorable, sharp hue. Glass made: shot glass
cool1Ingredients
Cucumber, peeled and cubed 2 Lemon juice 1 tsp Mint syrup 4 tsp Black salt (sanchal) 1/2 tsp Crushed ice 8 tbsp Leaves (phudina) (opt) 4/5 mint
Method
  • Combine the cucumber, lemon juice, mint syrup and black salt with 1 cup water in and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  • Strain the mixture using a strainer.
  • In each shot glass, place 2 tbsp of crushed ice and pour equal quantity of the juice over it. Serve immediately.
Melon Medley Muskmelon is also known as canteloupe or rockmelon. It is no wonder that the cantaloupe with its refreshingly rich flavour and aroma and minimal calories is the most popular variety of melon. It is an excellent source of vitamin A, potassium and vitamin b3 (niacin). Glass used: rock glass
cool2Ingredients
Muskmelon (kharbooja) cubes 2 cups Orange juice 1 cup Lemon juice 2 tsp Crushed ice 1 cup For The Garnish 8 cherries, with stem 4 muskmelon wedges
Method
  • Combine all the ingredients, except the crushed ice, in a mixer and blend to a smooth juice, using little water if required.
  • In each rock glass, place A� cup of crushed ice and pour equal quantity of the juice over it.
  • A Serve immediately garnished with 2 cherries and a melon wedge.
Handy tip
a If the muskmelon is not sweet, add 2 tbsp of sugar in step 1.
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