What is Diwali without paying tribute to this weird-ass drink that almost everyone has had at some point in their childhood. If you haven’t tasted it, go try it. It tastes like a trip to your relative’s house and also, like going to your friends house on a sunny day. It tastes like sugar and it smells like bachpan.
1 tsp. White sugar (per glass)
15ml Rooh Afza
45ml white rum (per glass)
Place mint leaves, lime slice, and sugar in bottom of a glass and muddle with a spoon until mint is crushed. Fill glass with ice cubes. Pour rum rooh-afza and soda over the ice; stir.
Remember when summers struck and every house would have a bottle of the readymade aam-panna syrup? And the fancy houses would make aam panna from scratch! Well, it’s summer somewhere this diwali and nothing pairs better with vodka than raw mangoes, and ice.
Aam Panna syrup
30 ml Vodka per glass
Add aam Panna syrup, vodka and water, stir well. Add ice and top with some roasted jeera powder.
Ganne ka Vodka
"Ganne ka juice" is India. The sound of that wheel going round and round is like Christmas all year round. So, go out and buy a jug full of ganna a juice for this cocktail. This will surely make you popular among your peers.
30 ml of plain vodka per glass
Juice of a lemon (to taste)
You could line the rims of the glasses with rock salt for presentation. Add vodka to the glasses. Put the sugarcane juice in the blender, add a little bit of rock salt, lemon juice, roasted cumin seed powder and blend it. Pour into the glass, top with ice some mint leaves for freshness (optional).
WRITTEN BY - Shubhroja Sen firstname.lastname@example.org