List of Indian drinks
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Indian drinks form an integral part of the Indian cuisine. With a climate as varied and extreme as India's, the people require myriad options to keep their thirst appropriately quenched according to the weather conditions, be it a steaming cup during winters or a frosty glass in the summers. Different regions in the country serve different drinks made with an eclectic assortment of ingredients including local spices, flavors and herbs. Available on the streets as well as on the menus of posh hotels, these drinks add to the delicious cuisine of India.
- Hadia: rice, Central India
- Mahua: Mahua flowers, Central Indian
- Fenny: coconut or cashew apple, Goa
- Toddy, Arrack: also called Sarayi,Kallu, made from various kinds of palm saps, South India
- Sonti: rice, (unknown)
- Sunda Kanji: Made from fermenting rice that is buried in earthen or mud pots covered with cloth, sold in Tamilnadu
- manri:fermented rice, Mithila
- Gudamaba: sugar cane, Hyderabad : it was a traditional drink which is brewed from sugar cane.. in the due course it was produced from methane and other chemicals due to which the government banned it.
- Sekmai: from the state of Manipur, sticky rice
- Bangla: Made from stirch and dold in West Bengal. There are government licenced counters to sell this bevarage.
- bou bia rasa: from the state of orissa,ingredients-sukranu,duddu
- Handia(হাঁড়িয়া): Made from rice mainly. Sold in rural West bengal and neighbour states.
- Cholai: It is a unrefined alcoholic bevarage available in West Bengal.
- Tadi(তাড়ি) or Palm wine: Mainly from eastern part of india. It is an alcoholic beverage created from the sap of various species of palm tree such as the palmyra, date palms and coconut palms.
- Variants of Tea/Coffee
- Other milk-based
- Buttermilk - Chhachh in North India, Mor in Tamil, Majjiga in Telugu, Taak in Marathi
- Bhang Lassi (intoxicating)
- Badam Milk (Almond flavoured milk)
- Coconut water
- Sharbat and its variants
- Jal jeera
- Nimbu pani
- Kokam Sarbat
- Aam panna
- Kala Khatta
- Kokum Sarbat
- Mastani, Pune
- Mango pana
- Gajjar Ka Doodh
- kesar kasturi
- Jigarthanda, Madurai
- Ookali(hot drink made by boiling coriander seeds), Western India
- Nannaari (Sarsaparilla) Sarbat, Tamilnadu
- Frooti (Added by Varun Gaur. If you are in 7A, visit http://www.cristgaming.com/pirate.swf for me. :D)