Lemonade (Indian Style) 2 great versions!

One of our favorite Indian chefs shows us how to prepare 2 different versions of refreshing homemade lemonade, regular and for mint lovers. This is a great drink to have on hand all summer. As he says, welcome your family home with this amazingly delicious drink.

Ingredients for the regular version

1 lemon
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of pepper powder
Pinch of Chaat Masala (see link below if you are interested in making this at home)
Water or soda water
Mint leaf and lemon slice for garnish

Ingredients for the mint version

1 lemon
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Fresh mint leaves
Roast jeera powder (roast cumin powder)
Water or soda water
Mint leaf and lemon slice for garnish

Preparation Instructions (regular recipe)

Cut lemon in half
Over a medium bowl, squeeze the lemon between your fingers to remove the seeds
Add the sugar
Add the salt
Add the  pepper and masala
Mix with a whisk until the sugar dissolves
Add 2 tablespoons of the mixture to a glass
Add water or soda water
Garnish with fresh mint leaf and lemon slice

Preparation Instructions (lemonade for mint lovers)

Cut lemon in half
Squeeze between your fingers to remove seeds over a bowl
Add fresh mint leaves to a mortar and pestle for crushing
Add pinch of salt
2 teaspoons sugar
Crush the leaves, salt, and sugar
Add this mixture to the lemon juice
Add a pinch of roast jeera powder (roast cumin powder)
Add 2 tablespoons of the mixture to a glass
Add water or soda water
Garnish with fresh mint and lemon slice

Looking for the written recipe?  Click here to download.

 Bonus Item!

Want to see what it takes to make chaat masala at home? click here for the recipe

Chaat Masala is used as a condiment seasoning for everything from roasted meats to fresh fruits. If you can’t find it locally, click the image below to find out more online.

Chat Masala 2.0oz By Zamouri Spices

 

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