Suresh Raina’s Cheeky Tweet On Shikanji Is Your Cue To Have Some STAT!

by Shreya Rathod
Suresh Raina’s Cheeky Tweet On Shikanji Is Your Cue To Have Some STAT!

Summer season is here, people! And, during this, a lot of things come to our mind — like popsicle sticks, mangoes, etc. But there is one thing that you crave after a walk in the blazing sun — a cold lemonade or what we Indians like to call, ‘shikanji’! The spiced lemonade is made with cumin powder, lemon, sugar, water, coriander leaves and salt. Recently, Suresh Raina, the former Indian cricket player tweeted about summer and shikanji. Take a look!

Suresh Raina’s Shikanji Tweet

The former Indian cricketer, Suresh Raina, tweeted about shikanji. He stated that when summer gives you lemons, make shikanji out of it. And he’s right! What can be better than making shikanji out of so many lemons?

During summer, the temperature rises and humidity increases. In India, this season is exceedingly hot and may cause heat waves. Therefore, keeping our bodies hydrated is a priority. Drinks like shikanji help in maintaining hydration.

After reading Suresh Raina’s tweet, Netizens can’t disagree with him. In fact, people are craving a glass of refreshing shikanji.

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The Refreshing Indian Summer Drink

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For many Indians, shikanji is not a new concept. In fact, it is a drink that you will find in every household as summer arrives. It is also a nostalgic drink that brings your childhood memories. Apart from that, shikanji served as a mocktail at most house parties, especially kitty parties.

Besides being a summer drink, it is beneficial for health. It is a detoxifying drink and provides Vitamin C — an immunity booster. In addition to this, it helps in digestion and clarifies your skin. And if you are looking for a fat-burning drink, this one is your go-to!

The recipe is extremely simple to make! In a jug of water, squeeze lemon juice and add cumin powder, salt, black salt, mint and sugar. Then mix everything and serve it in a glass with ice cubes. So, this summer season, don’t miss out on hydrating yourself with this Indian-spiced lemonade.

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Tell us about your childhood summer memories, especially the food and travel ones, in the comments below.

Cover image Courtesy: Suresh Raina/ Twitter