Mint and Cucumber Cooler

Fahya Naghman Mar 01 2016
Mint-and-Cucumber-Cooler

INGREDIENTS

  • One cucumber
  • Mint leaves
  • Lots of ice
  • Lemon juice or 7-up
  • Sugar

Now that summers officially back (yes karachiites, I’m looking at you) we have to think of more creative ways to beat the heat. Air conditioning and fans are alright but we need to regulate our body temperature from within. And no, I am not just talking about downing bottles of ice cold fizzy drinks (although, how good does that sound right now). This recipe I’m sharing with you all today is personal favorite of mine to beat the sweltering summer heat bound to make an appearance anytime soon.

Procedure

  • Cut the cucumber into small pieces.
  • (If you are using 7-up ignore this step) to half a glass of water, squeeze two lemons and add two tbsp of sugar. Stir until mixed well.
  • In a blender, add your 7-up or lemonade along with the cucumber. Blend for 25 seconds.
  • To this mixture, add almost two cups full of ice along with your mint leaves and blend to create a slush.
  • Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Adjust the sugar according to taste and enjoy.

 

Fahya Naghman

Fahya Naghman:

Med student/self-proclaimed fashion freak. Living life one exam at a time.