March 13, 2014

Kiwi Cucumber Lemonade Recipe| Summer Drink Recipes

Its not even officially summer here yet the its sweltering hot. The heat is relentless and peaks during the afternoons making everyone long for a tall glass of something cold to swig. Whether its officially summer or not, i m declaring it as summer. So, when i had a lone kiwi looking at me sadly from the fridge, i decided to do something with it. I usually peel, slice up the kiwi and serve it sprinkled with chaat masala and some salt. But this time, i wanted to do something different. And that time was a hot afternoon. Precisely when this Kiwi Cucumber Lemonade was born.

I never gave much thought to the recipe. Heck! its not even a recipe. I put whatever came to my mind in a blender and whizzed. And voila! we were rewarded with a refreshing drink of sorts to enjoy throughout this summer. An added brownie point being that Kiwis are rich in vitamin C, i have decided to include more of it in our diets this summer.

Recipe For Kiwi Cucumber Lemonade 
( Learn to make a refreshing lemonade with kiwi, cukes and well, some lemon)

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: Nil
Makes 2 tall glasses
Allergy Info: Vegan, Gluten free, Soy and Nut Free
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: International


Kiwi 1 peeled
Persian cucumber 1 peeled
Lemon juice 2 tbsp
Mint leaves 2 to 3
Sugar 3 tbsp
Soda ( Sparkling water) 1 c ( optional)
Chilled Water 1/2 c

Ice cubes to serve


1. Using soda is optional. You can use 2 cups of chilled water instead.  In case you skip soda, add 1 c of water while serving.
2. Adjust sweetness according to your palate.


Place all ingredients except the soda in a blender and blend to a smooth puree.
Divide the mixture in two parts and pour into longish glasses.
Top with soda.
Add ice cubes and serve.


  1. Such a wonderful color. refreshing and eye catching too.

  2. Brilliant pictures Anusha, I feel refreshed just by looking at it.. excellent work !!

  3. OMG such a refreshing color simply have to grab it...

  4. Wow,awesome color.will try sometime :)

  5. lovely colour and very refreshing drink

  6. All geared up for summer and this looks so awesomely refreshing!

  7. Looks so awesome,especially the color .have seen lemonade with mint but this looks different with kiwi in it.

  8. Refreshing drink, love the color and beautiful clicks!

  9. Very catchy and vibrant colour..Lemonade is just inviting me.


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