Cooking with Sukhi's watermelon cooler cocktail recipe for those summer days!

Sukhi’s Watermelon Cooler

By Sukhi Singh

July 6, 2017

With us being in the peak of summer and getting ready for our summer holidays, I thought it would be good to get in the summertime mood by sharing another cocktail recipe with you.
Cool, refreshing and very moreish, my Watermelon Cooler can be served as an aperitif whenever you’re feeling summery but is perfect for summer garden parties and BBQs.
So give it a try – whether it’s with or without the alcohol – and I’m sure it’ll become your favourite summer cocktail too.


1Add the demerara sugar and flesh of the watermelon into a blender and pulverise.

2Sieve the watermelon to extract all of the juice into a large bowl, leaving the pith in the sieve.

3Add the watermelon juice to a clean blender, then add the mint leaves and black salt and blend again. Pour into a jug and refrigerate until you make the cocktail, as this will be your base.

4In a cocktail shaker add the ice, 200ml of the cocktail base and vodka (optional) and shake well. In a large tumbler glass add some ice and the cocktail blend and top with the diet ginger ale. Stir gently and serve with a sprig of mint and a lime wedge.


Coktail base

1/2 fresh watermelon

1/2 cup demerara sugar

20 mint leaves

1 1/2 tsp black salt

When making the cocktail

1/2 cup ice

200 ml cocktail base

150 ml premium vodka (optional)

125 ml diet ginger ale


1 Review

Nilam cahudhary

July 19, 2017

I really like this recipe, A perfect way to cool off in summer

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