5 Must-Try Summer Recipes to Beat the Heat Ft. Glasafe
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5 Must-Try Summer Recipes to Beat the Heat Ft. Glasafe

We have the summer recipes you surely need to try to stay cool and rejuvenated throughout the season. Chillin’ by the pool, hosting a backyard party, or a road trip with your loved ones, these recipes with seasonal produce will soothe your soul and make your summertime wonderful.

Mouthwatering Recipes to Keep You Cool and Satisfied

Zesty Mango-Ginger Fizz

Ready to tingle your tongue with a fusion of traditional and modern flavors? This aam panna recipe with a twist will create a sparkling sensation perfect for hot days. One of the best summertime drinks is Aam Panna. It's a refreshing, exciting, and beneficial way to beat the summer heat. Nothing compares to soaking in the sun and sipping a glass of aam panna while relaxing on the beach. With each refreshing gulp, summer heat becomes a distant memory. Let’s dive into the recipe and try it for yourself.

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 medium-sized raw mangoes 
  • 1 tablespoon black salt 
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder 
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • Ginger Ale
  • Sugar or jaggery (optional)
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon for garnishing (optional)

Instructions:

  • Boil or pressure cook the raw mangoes until they become soft and gooey. Take them out of the water and let them cool.
  • Once cooled, peel the skin and scrape out the pulp of the mangoes. Add a few mint leaves (save some for garnishing) and the spices mentioned above along with sugar or jaggery as per your taste and blend everything to make a fine paste. This aam panna concentrate can be stored in the Glasafe containers or tiffins in the fridge.

To Prepare Aam Panna Drink:

  • In a drinking glass add some ice cubes, 2-3 tablespoons of the prepared concentrate, pour ginger ale, and garnish with some mint leaves and a slice of lemon. Mix it well and enjoy your refreshing drink!

You can even prepare the entire drink and carry it in a leak-proof bottle from Glasafe to take it to a beach or a picnic and serve chilled aam panna in our drinking glass and be sure to get compliments!

Servings: This recipe serves 8-10 people. 

Sweet ‘n’ Savoury Watermelon Delight

 

For my road trip, I need food that won't make me feel bloated and tense. If this describes you, you definitely need to try our delicious salad. Choose a beautiful spot to stop while traveling, set up a picnic blanket, and feed your loved ones a delectable salad. The best thing is, it only takes five minutes to prepare. Everyone will enjoy this wonderful and refreshing watermelon salad, which is perfect for putting in lunchboxes or having on hand as a quick snack. Savor the flavors of summer and add unique touches to your travels.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup chopped mint leaves
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Salt (as required)

Instructions:

  • Add the cubed watermelon in a large mixing bowl and add crumbled feta cheese to it.
  • Use a small container or tiffin to prepare the salad dressing. In a small leakproof tiffin start by adding olive oil, followed by the balsamic vinegar, black pepper, and salt. Lastly, add the chopped mint leaves and give them a good mix. The salad dressing is ready.
  • Pour this dressing over the salad and toss it well. It’s ready to serve or getting packed in a sealed lunch box.

Have this salad to treat your body with a healthy meal, which is also delicious and refreshing. Along with the watermelon feta salad, you can pack other meals and side dishes in Glasafe glass lunch boxes and use the storage containers to pack some munchies.

Servings: This recipe serves 4-6 people.


Blooming Litchi Brew

Nothing is better on a nice, sunny day than a gathering by the pool! Picture yourself lounging on the sunbed with your loved ones laughing and savoring the sunny day as the breeze caresses your skin. To complete this idyllic view, you need a drink to fill this exciting moment with delight. This exotic lychee drink has the perfect combination of sweet taste and floral fragrance to keep you cool and brace the summer sun. It’s time to turn your pool party into a memorable celebration. Let’s get started with the recipe so you can try this at your next summer party.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 jasmine tea bags
  • 1 cup fresh litchi, peeled and pitted
  • ¼ cup litchi syrup
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Ice cubes
  • Mint leaves and chopped litchi for garnish

Instructions:

  • Boil the water, then remove from the heat and add the jasmine tea bags. After letting the tea steep for five to seven minutes, strain it. Let the jasmine cool down fully. 
  • Add the fresh lychee into a blender and blend until smooth. 
  • Now in a large water bottle add the lychee puree, lychee syrup, and honey. Finally, pour the jasmine tea into the bottle. Use a leak-proof bottle to mix and shake the drink properly and store it in the fridge.

You can serve the litchi jasmine iced tea in a drinking glass from Glasafe, add a few ice cubes, garnish with mint leaves, and chopped litchi. Serve this drink chilled and enjoy your party with family and friends. 

Servings: This recipe serves 4-6 people.

 

Tropical Paradise Lassi

Having a backyard party and not sure about the drinks? Well here is a drink you need to try as a host to impress your guests and let them savour their day with this exotic summer drink. This recipe will transport you to paradise, far from the scorching sun. This lassi is perfect for when you are craving something cool, sweet, refreshing, and healthy. It's a tasty change from your typical lassi. Let's whip up this delicious tropical delight and head on a flavorful adventure that will leave you wanting more.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cubes

Instructions:

  • Blend together pineapple chunks, plain yogurt, honey, coconut milk, vanilla essence, and a few ice cubes in a blender until smooth and creamy.
  • If necessary, taste, adjust the sweetness, and add more honey.
  • Pour the chilled coconut pineapple lassi into a drinking glass and top with sliced pineapple and shredded coconut. Savor your delightfully cool beverage on a warm, sunny day.

This is a great cocktail to serve at a house party, backyard party, or family get-together. Your guests will love it. To enhance the drinking experience and give the drink a more unique appearance, use Glasafe glasses.

Servings: This recipe serves 2-3 people.


Choco Crunch Bites

How about a delightful snack for a garden tea party? Who says snacks can only be savory? A crispy chocolate dessert can fill you with joy and true magic with just one bite. These choco crunch bites are the ideal addition to any tea party to give your guests a chocolatey surprise. This snack can turn an ordinary tea party into something truly remarkable because it is incredibly scrumptious and wonderfully crisp with silky chocolate. Let's get started on the recipe, which will make the perfect nibbling snack for any gathering in just 5 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups croutons 
  • 1 cup dark or milk chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or butter
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped nuts (optional)

Instructions:

  • Melt the butter or coconut oil and the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl or tiffin. Stir the chocolate at about 30-second intervals until it melts completely and becomes smooth.
  • Dip the croutons in the melted chocolate and spread each on a parchment paper. If you enjoy the combination of sweet and salty, you may also sprinkle sea salt on top for flavor. Keep it in the freezer until the chocolate is hardened.
  • After the chocolate crunch bites have hardened, put them in an airtight food storage container in a cold, dry place.

These chocolate crunch bits make a delicious snack that's perfect for any time of day or as a wonderful party starter. For a unique treat, you may even use these as cereal or as a topping for ice cream, yogurt, or fruit bowls.

Servings: This recipe serves 8-10 people.


End Note

Try these recipes that we shared above and savor the pleasures of summertime while lounging in the sun. Make these recipes your go-to guide for easy, tasty, cool drinks and desserts. Try these recipes and let Glasafe take care of the serving, carrying, and storing parts. Cheers to sunshine and unforgettable moments.

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