How to make Cucumber Vodka Refresher -

An ideal drink to be had on a hot summer evening – an instant cooler

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium cucumber, Cucumber juice (खीरे का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Beverages

Cucumber Vodka Refresher

Cucumber Vodka Refresher Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Cucumber Vodka Refresher Recipe

  • Medium cucumber sliced thinly lengthwise 1

  • Cucumber juice 720 millilitres

  • Vodka 240 millilitres

  • Lemon wedges 12-16

  • Fresh mint leaves a few

  • Sugar syrup 120 millilitres

  • Ice cubes as required

  • Ice crushed to serve

  • Drinking soda to top up

  • Lemon slices to garnish

  • Fresh mint sprigs to garnish


Step 1

Put a few lemon wedges in a Boston shaker, add mint leaves and muddle the mixture well with a muddler. Add vodka, sugar syrup, cucumber juice and a few ice cubes. Place the lid on and shake till well combined.

Step 2

Pick up a cucumber slice with tweezers and place it diagonally inside the serving glass and put some crushed ice into it. Place a lemon slice on the side and strain the vodka mixture into it.

Step 3

Top it up with soda, garnish with a mint sprig and serve immediately. Prepare more glasses of the drink with the remaining ingredients.

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