This is one concentrate that is a must have in the freezer. Not only is it a refreshing drink, it’s also a good digestive. Mint and ginger aid digestion and lemon is rich in Vitamin C. The three together make for a deadly combo! This recipe shared by my friend Shalini Singh uses sugar. You may replace it with jaggery. If using sugar, do add a generous amount as this is a concentrate.
A small bunch of mint leaves
18 tsps sugar
Juice of three large lemons
2 inch piece of ginger
1/4 tsp salt
A pinch of Chaat masala to be added per glass while serving.
Grind the mint leaves, ginger, lemon juice, sugar and salt together to make a smooth paste. Store it in a small airtight container in the freezer compartment. Add a spoonful to a glass of chilled water, sprinkle with Chaat Masala and top it with a few ice cubes.
Note: those with diabetes can skip the sugar and jaggery and add a teaspoon of salt instead. Add a tsp of this concentrate to buttermilk. Tastes divine!
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