World Coconut Day: 5 Coconut Drinks to Refresh Your Mood
Coconut has always been an integral part of Indian cuisine and culture. From distributing dried coconuts in the form of prashad to preparing nariyaal ki barfi, the options are limitless. You can also prepare a variety of sweet and savory dishes. In addition, coconut oil is widely used in the preparation of various specialties in the south of the country. And, we simply cannot ignore its health benefits. To highlight the importance of this fruit, World Coconut Day is celebrated on September 2. Wondering how to celebrate this day? Here we have listed about five delicious drink recipes that use coconut in some way.
Here are 5 coconut drinks for World Coconut Day:
1. Immunity Boosting Coconut Milk
Let’s hit the list with the basic coconut milk. This four-ingredient drink is very nutritious and is extracted from the flesh of coconuts. It has a rich, thick and creamy texture. To do this, simply mix coconuts with ginger, pepper and honey and it’s ready.
This delicious drink comes from the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Ingredients? Coconut and kokum (a popular large fruit produced in the Konkan region). The drink has refreshing properties. It also helps with digestion.
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3. Cucumber and coconut gazpacho
The name itself is enough to give you a summer vibe. Is not it? Cucumber and Coconut Gazpacho not only keeps you hydrated, but also has a cooling effect on your body. You just need cucumber, coconut milk and mint leaves to prepare it.
4. Mango Coconut Smoothie
This appetizing drink includes oats, lemon juice, coconut milk, fresh mango, plain yogurt, honey and sunflower seeds. It only takes about ten minutes to prepare. So when you want to skip meals and go for something light, nutritious and healthy, make this Mango Coconut Smoothie yourself.
(Also read: World Coconut Day: 5 unique ways to have coconut in your breakfast)
5. Lemon Mint Coconut Water
Running out of ways to stay hydrated? Your search ends here. This drink contains the goodness of coconut water and mint leaves. You can brighten it up by adding honey and lemon to it.