Refreshing mocktails have all the time been part of Holi celebrations and in terms of drinks for Holi, thandai is probably the most most popular alternative of drink. However aside from that, there are a lot of different drinks recipes which are equally refreshing and engaging to finish your Holi celebration. Therefore, Chef Dipna Anand shares two unique drinks recipes to take your Holi celebration to subsequent stage. One is mango lassi and the opposite one is nimbu pani. Mango Lassi is a well-liked yoghurt-based drink which is claimed to have been originated in Punjab. Conventional lassi is made with yoghurt and water and could be both savoury or candy. If savoury, it’s usually flavoured with roasted cumin and if candy it may be left plain with sugar or flavoured with fruit, on this case it’s mango. Then again, Nimbu Pani interprets to lemon water and is an absolute thirst quencher. Within the North India, Nimbu Pani is often known as shikanji and it’s a nice drink much like lemonade (with out the fizz), which refreshes you on a scorching and tiring day.

Mango Lassi

Serves 4-5:

260 g mango pulp 

300 g Greek yoghurt

5 tbsp sugar (add extra if wanted)

15-20 ice cubes

420 ml water

2 tbsp rose syrup (non-compulsory) to

garnish the edges of glass

1 mint leaf garnish (non-compulsory)


1. Put all of the components right into a jug blender and mix right into a lassi (smoothie) consistency with all components completely blended collectively.

2. Add extra ice if wanted.

3. Garnish with your personal model with rose syrup and mint leaf and serve chilled.

Recipe of Nimbu Pani

Nimbu pani:

160 ml sugar syrup

5 limes or lemons, or half and half. Lemons needs to be freshly squeezed

15-18 mint leaves

8-10 ice cubes

950 ml water

½ tsp chaat masala

½ tsp black salt

Sugar Syrup:

1. Firstly, make the sugar syrup by boiling the water and sugar collectively till it reduces and turns into syrup (this could take 3-4 minutes on excessive warmth), as soon as it’s made, go away to chill or cool rapidly with just a few ice-cubes.

2. To make nimbu pani, in a jug or giant bowl combine collectively the lime and/or lemon juice, chaat masala, black salt, mint leaves, ice-cubes, water and sugar syrup

3. Mix the components effectively collectively by mixing with a big spoon and pour into your serving glasses.

4. Serve chilled and quench your thirst.

Additionally Learn: Holi 2021: 5 step recipe to make scrumptious Gujiya at residence


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