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Cucumber Coconut Water Drink for Summer

Cucumber Drink

Adding more to the Summer recipes, here is another drink for the season – Cucumber Coconut Water Drink.

You can call it a Cucumber drink or a Cucumber Mojito too. It’s simple to make and keeps you cool and stomach light. This is a five-minute recipe. You will enjoy making and drinking it 🙂

Coconut Water or Nariyal pani is one of the best and natural drinks that is fat and cholesterol free. It has so many health benefits that you cannot ignore. Coconut Water helps in weight loss, digestion, reduces blood pressure and hydrates the body. Being in Hyderabad, it’s one of the plus points that I can have nariyal pani in abundance. And so here is one of the recipes with it.

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On the other hand, Cucumber or kheera (in Hindi) helps in keeping the body hydrated, prevents cancer, is good for skin, bones and heart.

How to Make Cucumber Coconut Water Drink

Here is the four-ingredient recipe for Cucumber Drink. Salt everyone has in their kitchen cupboard, so I never count it in the main ingredients :D, The Cucumber drink is great in taste plus have health benefits too. I had made the drink in two ways. You can make any of them or both.

Time Taken: 5 minutes; Serves 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 2 glass Coconut Water or Nariyal pani
  • 3/4 Small (5-inch) Cucumber peeled and sliced
  • 2-3 pinches of Black Salt
  • 4 Mint leaves, optional
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 4 Ice Cubes

Method 1

In a juicer, put cucumber slices, nariyal pani or coconut water, mint, salt, lemon juice and ice cubes. Blend to make a juice. We are done! Serve in the glasses. Garnish with lemon slices. Easy recipe, isn’t it?

Have the drink fresh. Do not store it. Adding mint leaves is completely optional.

Method 2

In a bowl, add cucumber slices (it should be thinly sliced) and mint leaves. Crush it with a wooden hand masher for 1 minute. Now, add coconut water, black salt, lemon juice and ice cubes. Mix well. Serve in the glasses. That’s it! Cucumber Drink is ready!

Serve the drink with a spoon. Once you finish the drink, you can have cucumber slices with spoon. Yummm!!

Let’s have this cool summer Cucumber coconut water drink today. If you liked the recipe or have made it please share your experience. I’ll love to hear it 🙂

— Recipe and Images Shared by Sara Khan

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