Recipe for Shikanji – an Indian lemonade
Summer has hit Bangalore hard and sent us hurtling to our freezers, to pack our drinks with ice. I’m not a big fan of ice in my drinks, but come summer and it changes everything. Today, three of us food blogger friends drove some 25 kilometers in search of props for food photos and thanks to the hea
Ingredients
  • 2inchs gingerknob of (peeled and sliced)
  • handful tulsi leaves (washed and cleaned )
  • handful mint leaves(washed and cleaned)
  • 2 lemonsJuice of
  • 1/2tsp saltblack
  • 1/2tsp cuminroasted powder
  • 4tbsps sugar syrup jaggery syrup gur syrupor or nolen
Instructions
  1. In a small mixer, grind the ginger, mint and tulsi with 1/4 cup water.
  2. Using a fine meshed sieve, squeeze out all the juice, with the back of a spoon.
  3. Add to a mixing bowl. Add the lemon juice, black salt, roasted cumin powder and 2 cups of water.
  4. Add the sweetener of choice, mix well.
  5. To serve, add 2-3 ice cubes in a glass and top with the drink.
Recipe Notes

For a more fun presentation, serve in recycled jam jars or pickle jars! Serve chilled.

The recipe for Shikanji is part of the endeavor to create a collection of recipes of Traditional Indian Cuisines in collaboration with a few bloggers who share the same passion of cooking. Find more Traditional Recipes from Punjab by #TheKichenDivas all April. Follow our Pinterest board where all these recipes can be easily accessed and bookmarked.

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