Thandai and sharbat -Your Summer Drink
- by Guruji Thandai
- 6 months ago
Summers are known for their rigid behaviour of making everyone dehydrated. If one does not take proper precautions in summers, he/she might get unwell because of lack of energy. The right amount of liquid intake is necessary and should be the priority if you opt to engage yourself in physical activities or even you wish to roam around openly under the direct heat of the sun. People in coastal areas sometimes goes out to beaches just to take a sunbath, there it becomes utmost important to hydrate your body. To give an upshot, it is highly advised that one should consume a proper amount of liquid so as to maintain the water proportion body. Improper water proportion inside the body can cause real body problems.
From the above information, one point is well understood that liquid intake is pivotal in the high temperature of summers. Now, what are all the options for different drinks available in the market online or offline? People usually think drinking water is enough but it isn’t as while we sweat or detach toxins from our body we tend to lose important vitamins and minerals also. So while we drink water we should ensure we get extra nutrients, vitamins and minerals so that our body regain and revitalise itself even after facing the heat of the summer. Vitamins and minerals play a crucial role in our body system and hence it’s very important to keep the body fully equipped with vitamins and minerals for the proper working of the body. One can have carbonated drinks as well but only if he/she is willing to compromise his/her health. Aerated drinks mostly have artificial flavours and excess of sugar and preservatives which can for sure impact our body negatively.
But one needs not to worry because there are options available which are delicious, nutritious and natural which ensure health naturally. Let us now talk about the real drink of India i.e. Thandai and Sharbat. Natural, pure and healthy, these drinks are blessings from our ancestors. While earlier these drinks aimed to give nutrition pack experience, now in 2019 we have different options not just for nutrition but for taste as well. Now they taste delicious and one can wonder what all they are made up off. Health shouldn’t be taken casually because what we eat today will change our experience for tomorrow. Are we willing to adopt a nicer way of living or we give these beautiful body toxins and damage it through unhealthy eating habits?
Within thandai, there are various options. These options are made from different combinations of various ingredients. These ingredients are full of nutritional values and are highly recommended as they fulfil the daily requirements of vitamins, minerals, proteins and essential fats. Thandai is a blessing, whosoever invented thandai, kept in mind the complex nature of the human body which loose nutrients during the process of releasing energy via getting involved in any physical activity.
Thandai- kesharia dry fruit thandai has everything from taste to health. The goodness of dry fruits, sages from the centuries has witnessed the significance of dry fruits. They are the source of energy, vitamins, carbohydrates and healthy fats. Dry fruits are not just what they seem to be, instead, they are excellent for storage and their durability as food without any preservative is undisputable. These thandai syrups make it easy for anyone to have thandai without hassle. Pour syrup in a glass, pour it according to your taste-usually people take 35ml in a typical glass and then add milk. Stir it well, so that the thandai syrup’s flavour mixes well in your milk. Milk could be cold or hot depending upon what kind of thandai you desire to have. Kesar is an add-on for the flavour and its mysterious benefits are well known nowadays. It is good for memory retention, even helps fight cancer and there are various different benefits of having kesar in your thandai.
Then there come Brahmi Badam dry fruit syrups which is an excellent supplier of blissful taste and its benefits include detoxification of the body, It also helps in depression and anxiety. That means one is not just having a summer drink, he/she is having a drink which is deliciously healthy and will impact body positively.
Sharbats came from the old culture of India. Our tradition of inviting people to our homes, and serving them sharbat has great importance in our way of living. This gesture of serving delightful drinks is definitely a nice way to greet people. While greeting people has always been important in India, sharbat usually refreshes the guest and hence it has its own speciality. Sharbat and nowadays infamously known as fruit squashes serves the same purpose. Rose Syrup, Khus Syrup, Litchi Fruit Squash, Orange Fruit Syrup, Pineapple Fruit Syrup, Mango Panna Fruit Syrup, Lemon Fruit Squash, Brahmi Badam Dry Fruit Syrup, Jeera Syrup, Ripe Mango Fruit Syrup, Masala Shikanji Syrup, and Strawberry Fruit Syrup are delicious squash now available in the market. They have basically concentrated fruit juices added with sugar which, when added to water gives a refreshing and rejuvenating taste. Typically a squash taste exactly like the fruit juice and hence its natural and refreshing taste is always a blissful experience.
Lemon fruit squash, litchi fruit squash, orange fruit syrup, pineapple fruit syrup, mango Panna fruit syrup, strawberry fruit syrup have citric acid which helps to clean skin and helps it glow. These fruit syrups are refreshing and are perfect for every summer noon.
Other options like Masala shikenji syrup and jeera syrup tastes like heavenly drinks. They are made from Indian masalas which are refreshing and the masala makes body release energy because of which one feels more energetic after having these drinks.
There are as many options of thandai and sharbat are available in the market as you want. These flavours are the real flavours of Indian drinks and now with the added new flavours, these drinks are now even more rejuvenating. These summers drink healthy and stay healthy with natural and healthy drinks-Thandai and Sharbat.