3 Seasonal Drinks That Can Get You Through Summer

The intense heat and humidity of summer in Pakistan isn’t something most of us look forward to, but there is always something that helps us forget it.

The best thing about this time of year is the variety of fruit available, the cherries, peaches, lychee, and ofcourse everybody’s favourite mangoes.

Fresh fruit drinks, served ice-cold, are without a doubt the perfect antidote to beat the summer heat. While these are delicious to taste, there are other benefits that come with them for instance, these are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and will instantly reenergize you.

  1. Water Melon Peach Juice.


2 cups cubed watermelon, seeds removed

1 cup peeled and chopped peaches

A pinch of salt

2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup ice


1) Add the watermelon, peach, salt, sugar and ice to a blender.

2) Blend until smooth.

3) Serve over ice.

Serves 3 to 4.

2. Cherry Banana Milkshake


1 cup pitted cherries

1 banana

1 cup milk

1 to 2 tablespoons sugar

½ cup ice


1) Add the cherries, banana, milk, sugar and ice to a blender.

2) Blend until smooth, and serve.

Serves 2.

3. Lychee Mango Cooler


2 cups peeled lychee (about 24 lychee)

1 cup cubed mango (1 large or 2 small mangoes)

1 cup coconut water (or plain water)

2 to 4 tablespoons sugar

A pinch of salt

1 cup ice


1) Remove the lychee flesh from the seeds and add to a blender.

2) Add mango, coconut water (or water), sugar, salt and ice.

3) Blend until smooth. Strain if desired.

4) Serve over ice.

Serves 4.


Source: Dawn.com