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We Got a Bartender to Give Us Tips to Cure Hangovers

Got a hangover? We’ve got a cure! A bartender shares her secrets to curing that hangover

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It’s the season to be merry. And to party. And what happens when you make merry and party? You get drunk and wake up with a hangover. And who knows how to cure hangovers best? Bartenders of course!

We got Parul Pratap, bartender at Delhi’s Music and Mountains- The Hillside Cafe, to give us tips on how to get rid of that horrible hangover after a heavy night of partying.

Nothing works better than drinking loads of water and a carb-heavy meal of paranthas, burgers and fries. Parul brings us options if you can’t keep food down.


Citrus Overload

Nothing quite like a vitamin overload

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Vitamin C, loads of it, is your best bet. Opt for what Parul calls a Citrus Overload.

  • In a tall glass pour orange juice, lemon juice, sugar syrup.
  • Top it up with soda.
  • Stir, stir, stir. It’s going to make you feel great!

Changes in the body's PH levels that occur after you drink Vitamin C help ease most hangovers.


Bloody Beer

Poison kills poison! How about a Bloody Mary and Beer combo?

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But honestly, the best way to cure a hangover is poison. More liquor! The inspiration for this recipe came from Parul’s parents. She says,

This goes back to a conversation my parents used to have. My mom believed that we should have a Bloody Mary. It will fix everything. My dad would say the next morning you need to have more beer!
Parul Pratap, Bartender, Music and Mountain Cafe

So Parul’s created a drink she calls the Bloody Beer.

  • In a tall glass pour tomato juice, vodka and lemon juice.
  • Go to town with Tobasco, a whole lot of spice is going to cure all your hangover.
  • Add some Worcester sauce for flavour.
  • Top it up with beer. Stir stir stir.
  • Add some celery salt made after drying celery leaves in the sun and crushing it with little bit of salt in a mixer.

Warm Spiced Toddy

A warm spiced toddy anyone?

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Now if Bloody Beer is too cold for a cold cold winter morning, we have something warmer to cure that hungover feeling. A warm spiced toddy infused with juices.

The spices here will help your digestion in such a way that whatever you’ve had a night before will ease out of your system.

  • In a glass mix apple juice, lemon juice, orange juice.
  • Heat the juices with a mix of spices including cloves, cardamom, nutmeg etc.
  • Infuse whisky with plums.
  • Mix it all together and you have a warm cure to your winter hangover.

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