Jaljeera Drink (Indian Flavored Lemonade)

August 30th, 2012 filed under Beverages, Gluten Free, Vegan
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Jaljeera is very refreshing drink. Best way to describe Jaljeera, Indian flavored lemonade. Jaljeera is a popular summer drink in India.

Recipe will serve 4.


  • ¼ cup packed chopped mint leaves (podhina)
  • ¼ cup packed chopped cilantro (hara dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger (adrak)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seed dry roasted and powdered (bhuna jeera)
  • Pinch of asafetida (hing)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black salt (kala Namak) available in Indian stores
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind seedless (imli)
  • 2 tablespoon sugar adjust to taste
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  1.  Blend all the spices into the paste using enough water needed to blend.
  2. Strain the spice mix and squeeze all the spicy water out. Discard the roughage.
  3. Add the water, mix it and serve over the ice.

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6 Responses to “Jaljeera Drink (Indian Flavored Lemonade)”

  1. kushy says:

    I use to buy jaljeera packets which are there in market.I love this drink.Thanks for sharing this.

  2. i had been watching this videos since many time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    i loved

  3. Deepti says:

    I like your presentation skills. Nicely described.


  4. Samuel says:

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  5. Brenda Swann says:

    Thanks for this recipe. I haven’t had Jaljeera since my visit to India in 1996. Now I can enjoy it again!!

  6. sonal says:

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