Capital’s thirst for traditional summer drinks surges

These refreshing drinks are not only quenching their thirst but also providing a blend of health and comfort

APP May 30, 2024


As the scorching heat wave continues to grip the citizens of the twin cities of Rawalpindi, Islamabad are finding relief in traditional summer drinks made from local ingredients.

These refreshing drinks including lassi, thadal, lemonade, mango juice, milk soda and sugarcane juice are not only quenching their thirst but also providing a blend of health and comfort.

The demand for these drinks has surged as temperatures rise. “People are eager to sip on these refreshing drinks during the heat,” said a local shopkeeper. “The ingredients we use work against the intensity of the season, providing a cooling effect that is perfect for this time of year.”

For just Rs70 to 100, citizens could enjoy a “grand glass of power-packed” filled with indigenous ingredients. This affordable price point has made these traditional drinks a popular choice among locals.

Citizens are raving about the benefits of these beverages, saying they are finding a perfect blend of health and comfort in every sip. “These drinks are not only refreshing but also provide a sense of well-being,” said a resident.

As the heat wave continues, the demand for these traditional beverages is expected to rise. Shopkeepers are working hard to keep up with the demand, ensuring that everyone can beat the heat with a cool and refreshing drink.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 30th, 2024.


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