Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Now that the mercury is touching new levels with each passing day, it is very important for all of us to know the tips and tricks to combat the heat.
An upset stomach is a very common problem in summer as the intense heat triggers the growth of bacteria contamination in food causing bacteria dehydration and other gastrointestinal problems.
In order to avoid such uncomfortable situations, health experts advise us to keep our diet healthy and simple in summer.
Here are list of some magical foods to soothe your trouble:
Chilled Ginger and Carrot soup
You need: Water, Peeled carrot, finely chopped ginger, buttermilk, and salt.
Method: Boil water in a saucepan and add carrot and ginger. Simmer the mixture for 10 mins over medium-low heat. Strain the mixture and let it cool slightly. Make a puree of carrot and liquid in a food processor. Pour into a bowl; add buttermilk and salt. Refrigerate until chilled. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves, lime juice, and black pepper.
You need: Hot water, Finely chopped unpeeled ginger, loose black tea leaves, milk, sweetened condensed milk.
Method: Grate ginger in boiled water. Let them boil for 5 to 7 mins. Remove from flame. Add tea leaves and let it rest for 3 to 5 mins. Stir in milk and then strain the whole mixture in a cup. For a dash of sweetness, add 1 to 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of condensed milk.
Raspberry Mint sauce:
You need: Plain low-fat yogurt, honey, grated ginger, finely chopped fresh mint leaves and raspberries.
Method: Take a bowl and mix yogurt, honey, ginger, and mint. Let it rest for 10 min. Serve with berries.