A lot of us think that soups are not meant for the summer months, but we’re here to bust that myth. A mix of chilled fruits and veggies make for the perfect soup, not just to beat the heat, but also satiate you while being light on the stomach. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?
Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot? 5 Cold Soups Perfect For The Summer
This springy, invigorating soup, with a mix of mint and avocado and served with jeera namak para, is sure to transport you to cooler climes. For us, it seems like the perfect way to start your meal (it cleanses your palette). You’re sure to enjoy the burst of mint that adds that freshness to your day.
On The Pocket: INR 295 plus taxes
Where: Farzi Café outlets
Mango, Orange & Ginger Soup
What can be more refreshing than a fusion of mango, orange and ginger? If you’re looking to quench your thirst, this cold soup will surely do the trick. This cool concoction is perfect for that lazy Sunday brunch or even a refreshing antidote for a hangover.
Shell Out: INR 465 (inclusive of taxes)
Where: Indigo Delicatessen, Palladium, Lower Parel
Tomato Cucumber Soup
The classic tomato soup gets a delicious summer makeover at the Kitchen Garden by Suzette. Known for its healthy food, they’ve given this a healthy twist, with the tomato as the main base, cucumber, a little bit of tabasco and pepper to help pack a punch. A great option if you’re looking for a quick meal, we think.
Shell Out: INR 200 (inclusive of taxes)
Where: Kitchen Garden by Suzette
Chilled Beetroot Soup
Served in Kala Ghoda Café, this chilled favourite made up of beetroot and chopped coriander is topped with olive oil. The café stands out as one of the better well-balanced food destinations in the city, with every order or dish served that is usually a hit. With fresh ingredients that take you places this summer, what’s not to love?
Shell Out: INR 190 (inclusive of taxes)
Where: Kala Ghoda Café
Chilled Melon Gazpacho
Chef Hemant Oberoi’s restaurant certainly has some gems, one of them being a refreshing summer cooler that has melon as the base, coconut snow, saffron as a topping and a mix of melons as a garnish. This is probably the next best thing to a vacay at some beach resort.
Shell Out: INR 900 – INR 1,000
Where: Hemant Oberoi