Watermelon Cooler With Tulsi And Aloevera

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Watermelon cooler/mocktail with tulsi or holy basil, aloe vera, and lemon. A perfect drink to beat the heat in this scorching summer.

Aloe vera, tulsi or holy basil and lemon made this Watermelon cooler super healthy and yummy too.

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Photo Courtesy: Suchismita Roy

This post is going to be a part of #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme is #Summercool

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Presenting a chilled, healthy and delicious summer cooler.
Refreshing Watermelon soaked with nutrients. Contents vitamin A. B6, C, antioxidant and amino acids.

Its detoxifying, support immune system, lower cholesterol and blood sugar. Its also excellent for digestion and an easy way to boost our vitamin and mineral intake.

Benefits of aloe vera seem endless. The Sanskrit meaning of aloe vera is kumari which means princess for it’s ability to help you maintain youthful beauty and a healthy glow. So try to use little aloe vera gel in your daily diet.

Holy basil or tulsi is one of the best medicinal herb. Its very effective in treatment of respiratory disorders, fever asthma, lung disorders, heart disease stress and many more.

Lemon is well known for it’s weight loss aid because it’s juice is digestive and liver cleanser.
Lemon contains strong antibacterial, antiviral and immune boosting power.

So try this super healthy and delicious summer cooler to beat the heat.
Some clicks by my daughter Suchismita Roy. Lovely isn’t it!!

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Photo Courtesy: Suchismita Roy

Recipe

Watermelon  – 5 cup cubed

Holy basil or tulsi – 5-6 leaves

Aloe vera gel – 2-3 teaspoon

Black salt – 1 teaspoon

Black pepper powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Water – 1/4 cup

Juice of 1 lemon

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Method

Deseed the watermelon cubes. Mix holy basil or tulsi leaves, aloe vera gel, black salt, lemon juice, water and black pepper.

If you don’t like the hotness of pepper, add only 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder.
Place every ingredients in a blender and blend till everything mix well.

Taste and adjust the salt and black pepper.
Strain the mixture in a strainer.

Your healthy yummy watermelon cooler/mocktail is ready.
Take a glass and put some ice in it. Pour the watermelon cooler over the ice. Garnish with tulsi or holy basil leaves and watermelon scoop.
Serve chilled. Enjoy……

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I would love to hear from you. Please give your feedback if you like the recipe.