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Favourite Summer Cooler: The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences

Take the chill off with a refreshingly delicious summer cooler

These coolers, smoothies, mocktails, and more are the perfect antidotes to shake up the summer.

Today’s Traveller welcomes The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences to join us in beating the heat by sharing its favourite Summer Coolers.

Spiced Ice Tea

Summer Cooler
Spiced Ice Tea


  • 600 ml water
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 no star anise
  • 2 tsp tea leave
  • 75 gm sugar (can be adjusted as per taste)
  • 7 ml lemon juice


  1. Dry roast the spices in a pan
  2. Add water and boil
  3. Add tea leaves and boil for 2 minutes. Switch off the gas and let the flavour infuse
  4. Strain after 12 minutes
  5. Add sugar syrup, lemon juice and mint
  6. Serve chilled, over ice

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