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Easy Summer recipes to beat the heat

Fortunately for us, with the merciless heat, summer also brings along seasonal fruits with cooling properties. Here are 10 recipes to see you through this summer season.

Summer is on us already and the temperature is soaring higher and higher with each passing day. The sun is harsh and all you want after a commute in the heat is to relax and cool down. Fortunately for us, with the merciless weather, Summer also brings along seasonal fruits with cooling properties. Here are 10 recipes to see you through this season. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Totapuri aamras cheesecake: Totapuri mangoes make for a fine puree that can be stirred into the cheesecake, and of course, be used as a topping. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: Bijal Vachharajani)

Jau ki Ghat: Jau ki Ghat — a traditional Rajasthani breakfast — is one of the best and simplest combinations of prebiotic and probiotic foods that nourish our body in Summer months. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: Sangeeta Khanna)

Spanish Gazpacho: Gazpacho, a cold soup, the recipe of which has roots in the Andalusian region of Southern Spain, is actually a liquid salad of sorts. Click here for the full recipe.

Summer mocktails: There's nothing like a mocktail when you want to cool down. If you've run out of ideas, try these easy recipes you can experiment with at home. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Creamy mango kesar kulfi: While pickles and mango-based curries are the order of the day, here’s a recipe for a fool-proof Indian cooler to beat the heat: the Mango kesari kulfi. Creamy kulfi combined with the taste of the sweet mangoes and the added crunch of pistachios – what more could you ask for? Click here for the full recipe. (Source: Cookingshooking.com)

Mango and Lime Cooler: Mango and lime cooler is perfect for when the mangoes are not very sweet yet, but as tempting as ever. Black salt — which is actually pinkish in colour — is a mineral-rich salt added to most drinks in India for its cooling properties. But, if you don’t have black salt, you can simply add regular salt or coarse sea salt. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: Ashima Goyal Siraj)

5 Mango recipes: Summer in India is incomplete without mangoes. Mangoes are way more versatile than you think and can be used for making more than just pickles. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: Sanghamitra Mazumdar)

Bombay Breeze: This combination of coconut and watermelon is magical — cool, refreshing and most of all easy to prepare. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: IndianExpressOnline/YouTube)

Whispering Palms: If you ever thought litchi and coconut water don't get along, think again. This combination is perfect for the tropical weather. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: IndianExpressOnline/YouTube)

Summer Sangria: This coconut water sangria recipe — using coconut water, mango, fresh tender coconut, little bit of mint and white wine. Click here for the full recipe. (Source: IndianExpressOnline/YouTube)