The heat wave is hurting most of us. In this situation, external coolness is not enough to keep us refreshed throughout the day. Our food and drink choices also affect our body temperature and metabolism. Therefore, it is vital to eat food items that can give us the best energy and rejuvenate us during the summer months. Nutritionist Rujuta Divekar has an excellent drink that can help us in the summer. He recommends Variety sherbet. If you haven’t heard of this refreshment yet, let me tell you about it. It is a beverage grown in Gujarat.
(Also read: Mint Molasses Syrup: This summer, refresh yourself with this sherbet recipe)
The drink is popular as a summer refreshment. If you are confused about the ingredients used in this sherbet, you will be surprised to know that it will require only two things: pill or fennel and khadi sugar. You can also add some lemon juice.
Step 1: Soak fennel seeds in water overnight.
Step 2: Once the anise has grown to size, place it in a spice grinder
Step 3: Add khadi sugar.
Step 4: Crush them together. For best results, grind them on a flat surface.
Step 5: The mixture will start to give a viscous liquid. Strain it into a glass.
Step 6: Dilute anise with water.
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Variety sherbet has an almost instant cooling effect. It is also good for digestion. This drink will help you if you suffer from acidity, bloating or constipation during summer.
The drink also promotes good sleep. So, if summer nights affect your sleep schedule, you can get your healthy sleep back by drinking this sherbet.
This drink will work wonders for women who suffer from vaginal health problems like dryness and rash. Fennel is often used as a lactating food because of its estrogenic properties. Thus, this fennel juice is good for dealing with hot flashes due to menopause or PMS.
The addition of Khada Shaker ensures that you are protected and cured from any summer flu, cough and cold.