Almond Drink – Badam ka sharbat

Summer in most parts of Pakistan is mostly arid and scorching hot. Temperatures can go up to almost 48 degrees and the heat can be excruciating and unbearable. Hot days like these call for a good refreshing drinks that would not only quench thirst but also refresh the soul. One of such drinks is the Almond Sharbat or more commonly known as Sharbat-e-Badaam. Badam ka Sharbat is a very popular drink of Pakistan and is relished by old and young alike. This desi drink is said to have a Punjabi origin just like many other refreshing drinks of the summer season like Jau Ka Sattu, Shikanjaveen, Imli Aloo Bukhara Sharbat, Watermelon juice , lassi, Pina Colada, Falsa Juice and roh (sugarcane juice). This energizing and invigorating beverage is readied by grinding almonds, saffron, crumbled green cardamoms and then adding them to sugar and water. There is a strong reason behind its popularity that it has the ability to cool you down in a second