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Monsoon recipe: How to make masala tea martini

By Avinash Kumar
July 23, 2019 14:53 IST
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Avinash Kumar, Executive Chef, Novotel Imagica Khopoli shares his specially curated cocktails and martinis for the monsoon.

Masala Tea Martini/Monsoon Drizzle



  • 45 ml Bourbon
  • 45 ml masala tea
  • 15 ml sweet vermouth
  • Orange peel or tea leaves for garnishing


  • Put some ice in a cocktail shaker and pour in all the ingredients. Shake well and strain it. Serve chilled in a rock glass. Garnish with an orange peel or tea leaves.

Nitro ABC



  • 30 ml Bourbon whisky
  • Cinnamon stick
  • 2 bar spoons of honey
  • 1 ½ freshly squeezed lime
  • 1 cup hot water


  • Pour warm water into a mug. Add honey while stirring so that it dissolves. Add the cinnamon stick and pour in the bourbon whiskey. Add a squeeze of lemon, stir and serve.

Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita



  • 60 ml tequila
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup
  • 150 ml cucumber juice
  • Chilli flakes and jalapeno
  • Orange and cucumber slices


  • Make a punch of all the ingredients including tequila, simple syrup, orange liqueur, cucumber and jalapenos in a large pitcher. Garnish the amalgamated punch with chilli flakes.

Boozy Julius


  • 60 ml Smirnoff vodka
  • 30 ml orange juice
  • 30 ml vanilla extract
  • Concentrated sugar


  • At first, blend vanilla extract and frozen orange juice together. Add concentrated sugar and top up with vodka.

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