During the scorching heat of summers, all we can think of is a cold-shower bath, an air-conditioned room and an iced drink! It is at this time that we navigate our way to a classic cooler called shikanji. While it is our go-to summer drink, its royal brother - 'Shahi Shikanji', an all-season beverage from Indore deserves our attention too. So read along to know more about this refreshment that will never leave you satisfied in just one glass!
This Shahi Shikanji illuminates its name!
Amid the hot weather in Indore, all one thinks about is the chilled glass of Shahi Doodh Shikanji. Thankfully, it can be found at most of the eateries in Chappan Dukan street market. Once this delish drink grabs your attention, you cannot escape endless drooling over the through of a quintessential breakfast comprising poha and Shahi Shikanji.
This perfect combination of sweet and savoury gives one enough energy to travel around the city, throughout the day. Many popular Indian drinks are given a tadka by renowned shops of Indore, but Shahi Shikanji stands out surely!
A golden beverage blended with creamy milk, dry fruits & spices!
One of the most famous sweet shops in Indore, Madhuram Sweets churns this golden beverage daily which is nothing less than one mouth-watering drink. You can also visit Vijay Chaat House, Mahadev Lassi, Agrawal Juice and Icecream and a string of other stores in the Chappan Dukan area.
Exclusively made in Indore, this milky delight has won many hearts and the locals boast about it, invariably. With a thick, creamy blend of milk garnished with dry fruits and shreds of saffron, this Shahi Shikanji appeals to our 'thirst buds' directly.
Estranged but the twins still have something in common!
Both the taste and texture of this famed version are way different from the original translucent shikanji, which is a mix of lime, water, sugar and rock salt or some local chaat masala. Even though, this Indori drink spins on a totally different angle, the Shahi Shikanji is similar to our regular shikanji in a way, that it is great to quench one's thirst. So put on your masks, sanitize your hands and head out to relish the city's royal drink!