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Jal Jeera is similar to lemonade and is a very popular summer drink in India. It is generally served as an appetizer as it is intended to startle the taste buds.
The Cumin is a medicinal ingredient which aids digestion. The mint has a cooling effect on the consumer. One of the main ingredients is black salt or rock salt which acts as a digestive.
It is generally served with appetizers before a meal, but is also drunk between meals. It contains no sugar, which makes it rather healthy

Ingredients:
  • Cumin seed powder-2tbsp
  • Mint(pudina) leaves paste-11/2 tbsp
  • Corriander leaves paste-1/2 tbsp
  • Dry Mango(Amchur) powder-1 tbsp
  • Black Salt-1/2 tsp
  • Lemon Juice-2tbsp
  • Sugar-1/2tsp
  • Water(normal/chilled)-2 glasses
  • Salt-to taste
  • Salted Boondi for garnishing

 Mix all the ingredients well except water.
Add water.Check taste and add more water if required to suit yout taste.
Seive the mixture.
Fill glass and Garnish with boondi.



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10 comments:

    PranisKitchen said...

    best for the season.very refreshing drink all the ingredients alltogether gives a nice flavor to this drink.jeera is a good digestive.thanks for sharing

  1. ... on April 24, 2010 at 9:58 AM  
  2. srividhya Ravikumar said...

    wow.. looks refreshing.. great

  3. ... on April 24, 2010 at 9:58 AM  
  4. Sayantani said...

    wow you made jaljeera powder yourself? thats very fascinating. my brother loves jaljeera in summers. this goes to him. thanks for sharing Anju.

  5. ... on April 24, 2010 at 10:21 AM  
  6. Hari Chandana said...

    woww... wondeful recipe.. looks perfect n tempting.. healthy too.. nice job!!

  7. ... on April 24, 2010 at 1:53 PM  
  8. Cicily Antony said...

    wow...very comforting drink indeed...

  9. ... on April 24, 2010 at 3:29 PM  
  10. simply.food said...

    Refreshing drink .Nice clicks too.

  11. ... on April 24, 2010 at 5:47 PM  
  12. divya said...

    Wow...looks very refreshing..drink

  13. ... on April 24, 2010 at 7:33 PM  
  14. Fathima said...

    looks so refreshing... love the color of the drink...

  15. ... on April 24, 2010 at 10:54 PM  
  16. Priya said...

    Thats a fabulous refreshing drink..

  17. ... on April 25, 2010 at 4:13 PM  
  18. pierre said...

    hello I love the flavour of cumin so this must be very good thanks for the sharing !! Pierre

  19. ... on April 25, 2010 at 7:48 PM  
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