A refreshing drink from Kerala perfect for summers is Kulukki Sharbath. A soft drink made in cocktail mixing style made with Lemon and a few other ingredients which regulates the body temperature in this scorching heat.This is a very simple recipe which i have learnt from my friend’s mom.I just love the tangy and sweet taste.Dried Basil seeds / Sabja is used in this drink. Some properties of Sabja seeds are
- Good for respiratory disorders .
- Aids Digestion
- Stress relief
- Skin relief
- Weight loss
Recipe for Kulukki Sharbath:
2 Lemons squeezed (remove the seeds)
Honey (adjust as the sweetness you require)
1 Tsp Basil seeds / Sabja
2 Tsp Pineapple finely chopped
3 Mint leaves crushed (optional)
2 Cups Water
Some Ice Cubes (Optional)
Soak the dried basil seeds in a cup of water for about 10 minutes and then drain the water.
Mix all the other ingredients in a cocktail shaker .Pout this in a glass and add the basil seeds. Add a lemon slice and serve.
PS: I have skipped the ice cubes and added a some finely chopped cilantro also. You can skip it.
Keep yourself hydrated and Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!