Recipe: Three refreshing summer coolers you can blend in under 10 minutes

Chef Harpal Singh shows us how

author_img Sonali S Published :  20th April 2021 08:40 PM   |   Published :   |  20th April 2021 08:40 PM

Ginger apple beetroot celery juice

Ginger apple beetroot celery juice

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves 2 




Apple, diced                                        1  (big)

Beetroot, diced                                    1  (big)

Carrot, diced                                       1 (big)

Ginger, sliced                                      1 inch

Lemon                                                 1 

Celery, chopped                                   3-4 inches + garnish

Water                                                  1 cup



  1. Take a grinder jar, add apple, beetroot, carrot, ginger, celery, some ice and water in it. 
  2. Squeeze a lemon in the jar and grind well.
  3. Strain the mixture in a bowl.
  4. Serve it in glasses and add celery sticks on it for garnishing.




Lemongrass coconut pepper lassi

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serves 2-3 people



Lemongrass               2-3 stalks (peeled, chopped into large pieces and bruised)

Sugar                          4 tbsp

Coconut Cream          4 tbsp                        

Curd                           1 cup

Crushed Black Pepper        ½ tsp

Lemon                                    1 

Green Coconut with Cream 1 

Ice as required

Salt to taste



  1. Put 2-3 stalks of lemongrass in mixer jar. Add 2tbsp curd and 4 tbsp sugar and put some ice (as required).
  2. Grind all the ingredients in mixer and blend until the lemongrass grinds to a paste.        
  3. Now add remaining curd, crushed black pepper, salt, lemon juice and coconut cream.
  4. Pour one green coconut water and cream from the shell in the mixer jar.
  5. Blend until the mixture is smooth.
  6. Strain and serve chilled in bottles/glass or in the coconut shell itself.



Spicy watermelon & guava mocktail

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves 2 people


Watermelon, cubes                            250-300 gms

Guava Juice                                         1 cup

Mint Leaves                                        10-12 

Sugar                                                   1 tbsp

Black salt                                             ½ tsp

Salt                                                      1 tsp

Red chilli powder                                 ½ tsp

Green chillies                                      2 

Lemon                                                 2 

Ice cubes                                             10-12 



1. Take a grinder jar, add watermelon, guava juice, mint leaves, sugar, black salt, salt, red chilli powder, and green chillies (break them in halves) in the jar.
2. Squeeze a lemon and add few ice cubes in. Now, grind well.
3. Take a plate and pour some salt and red chili powder over it and mix them. Cut two wedges of lemon for garnish and slit the lemon wedges.
4. Take glasses, rub the rest of the lemon on the rim of the glasses and coat the rim with salt and chili powder mixture. (Chili-Salt rim)
5. Pour the mixture into the glasses and serve.
6. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Shared by Tata Sky Cooking expert Chef Harpal Singh.