Most Popular Traditional Drinks And Beverages of India

The 28 states of India has its own local drinks and beverage which are not only testy but also healthy.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. Here is the list most popular local drinks and beverages from all over India.

Masala Chai: Tea is the most famous and flavored beverage in India, made by black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian spices and herbs. One can see Chaiwala on most of the streets or small roadside shops in India.

Masala-Chai-India

Aam Panha: This is the first choice of people in summer .it is sour in test and made from unripe mangoes,salt, Jeera powder, chillies,coriander leaves,mint.it helps us to protect ourselves from sun stroke.it maintains body temperature in summer.

Chaach: Buttermilk is also known as Majige,Tak, Moru and Chaach, a slightly sour milk best to have in warm climates.
Punjab Buttermilk and Lassi are well famous for its unique flavour.

ButterMilk-tak

Lassi: The most popular and traditional Yogurt based drink,Lassi originates in the Punjab region and another cooling and refreshing drink to have in the summers. Mango Lassi,Sweet lassi and Bhang lassi are few popular variation to the normal lassi.

Lassi-Drink

Shikanje: It is very cheap drink which is made from sugar,water and lemons.it is called Neebu pani in Hindi and lemonade in English.Its good source of getting energy and vitamin c .

Thandai:  Bhang or thandai is made from milk and dry fruits which makes it tasty and healthy. It is specially drunk in maha shivratri with putting bhang.it is favourite drink of lord Shiva.

Thandai-Bhang

Kosna: The traditional rice beer also known as Chuak, Chhang and Sonti, It  is quite popular in most of the Indian state such as Assam, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. All the tribal regions used to drink rice beer as a part of festivals feature.

Kokum Sherbet: Kokum Sherbet is a sweet drink and very popular is Maharashtra state, made byGarcinia indica or Kokum squash. Kokum sherbet improves the digestion and cools the body during summers.

Sol kad: Sol kadi is a popular drink around coastal India, It is a refreshing Konkani drink a hint of kokum and a light coconut base. The nice pink coloured creamy sol kadi has a unique flavour and must try local drink in Konkan region of Maharashtra and Goa.

Sol-kadhi

Toddy: The Palm wine are known as toddy in Kerala,tadi in Madhya Pradesh, and kallu in the Andhra Pradesh state. palm toddy is an alcoholic beverage created from all species of palm tree such as the palmyra, date palms and coconut palms.

cocnut-palm-beer-toddy

Mahua: Mahua flowers are used to produce an alcoholic drink in Chhattisgarh and other tribal state of India. Mahua drinks is a local drinks mostly popular with tribes of Chhattisgarh,Mahua tree is also used as traditional medicines.

Mahua-Chhattisgarh

Fenny: Fenny is a local drink of Goa, made by either coconut or cashew apple and classified as a country liquor. Local drinks is very cheap in most shacks and bars, restaurants of Goa.

Jal-Jeera: The popular summer drink is consists of cumin, ginger, black pepper, mint, black salt and the powder used to flavor this drink.

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