Persian drinks in Iran
Doogh - Yogurt drink
Doogh is a refreshing drink that is made with yogurt, water, and mint. The combination of yogurt with fizzy water and mint makes it a light counter-balance to a carb-laden meal.
Faludeh, a sort of frozen sorbet, made with thin starch noodles and rose water.
Sheer-moz which literally means milk-banana is made of milk, banana, and usually sugar.More complicated versions of this drink, contain coconuts or pistachios as well.It is a very typical drink in the Iranian cuisine. It is not heavy on the calories and gives you plenty of potassium and calcium for the day.
Barberry juice is one of the juices of Iranian traditional medicine which is used for adjustment of blood pressure, blood sugar, and thirst quenching. Barberry juice is so sour.
Cherry is a fruit of summer that is used for production of jams and syrup and is served in Iranian’s parties.
Pomegranate is a fruit of falls and winter and its juice has anti-cancer features and increases libido. This juice is so sour.
Mix of carrot and ice-cream: an interesting mix of carrot juice and saffron ice-cream. Yakh-dar-behesht: small flakes of ice in different kinds of syrups. Tokhme-Sharbati: a kind of syrup for thirst quenching which is full of Calcium and Potassium and also can decrease the blood pressure. Sisymbrium irio syrup: one of the traditional drinks of Iran which in summer can prevent from the heat exhaustion. Cucumber and Sekanjabin syrup: one the most famous drinks of Iranian’s traditional medicine which is used for making happiness and joy feels, and can prevent from heat exhaustion and thirst in summer.
Different kinds of cantaloupes are cultivated in Iran and the product of each region have its own color and taste. Drinking of cantaloupes juice in summer is so prevalent and is one of the sweet juices of summer.
Tea have been brought to Iran in 16th century, and currently is the most common hot drink of Iranians. It is using in Iranian’s breakfasts, coffee houses, coffee shops and official parties. Each of Iranians drinks 2-3 cup of tea, daily.
green tea, as the prophylactic of heart attack and cancer and also an effective element of weight losing, is one of the hot drinks of Iranians and its consumption is increasing. This useful drink is serving in most of coffee shops of Iran.
Red tea (or hibiscus)
this kind of tea has an important role in most of the traditional medicines of world and is used for treatment of high blood pressure and also high blood fat and sugar. This tea is one of the items of herbal teas of Iranian coffee shops.
Borage herbal tea:
In Iranian traditional medicine, that Avicenna (Abo-Ali-Sina) is its founder, most of the medicinal plants are used as herbal teas and the most famous one is borage herbal tea. This plant is grown by itself in Alborz mountain range (Nor anywhere else in the world). This herbal tea is mirthful, anti tension and anti-depress and also is very useful for lungs and digestive.