‘Bel Ka Sharbat’ is a natural thirst quencher in summers and packed with all the nutritional goodness. ‘Bel’ also known as wood apple, stone apple, bel patthar, ‘Vilvam’ in Tamil and ‘Maredu’ in Telugu is a super food and helps in curing acidity, ulcers and gastronomic disorders. This bel ka sharbat is made using ripe fruit and mixing condiments like black salt, lemon juice, cumin seeds powder and sugar. As the name indicates ‘Wood Apple’, hence the outer covering of bel is very hard and extracting the pulp is bit tricky and laboursome. But, once you gulp down this energy drink, you won’t find better reasons to make it again and again.
Did you know, ‘Bel Tree’ is considered auspicious in Hinduism and the leaves (Bel Patra) and fruits are used to worship Lord Shiva. To know more about bel, read our article .