Ginger has been an inseparable part of human lives owing to its aroma, flavor and medicinal attributes which have been utilized to serve a wide range of purposes like lending flavor to food and curing many ailments. Loaded with health benefits of pudina (mint leaves)…this JalGinger recipe…is a cold snap solution in summers when the temperature is soaring high .


Ginger extract 3 table spoon

Lemon juice (2 lemons)

Sugar syrup (made of 1/4 cup sugar &1/4 cup water)

Pudina (mint leaves)paste (15-20 leaves)

Salt  1/4 tea spoon(tsp)

Rock salt 1/4 tsp

Chat masala 1/4 tsp

Bhuna jeera (roasted cumin seeds) powder 1/4 tsp

Ice & Water


Peel a 3 inch long ginger…chop it into small pieces and churn it into fine paste…Put the paste into a muslin cloth…and press to extract juice out of it.

Extract lemon juice using a lemon squeezer and keep aside.

To make sugar syrup…take some sugar(1/4cup) in a pan …Add water (1/4 cup)to the pan….allow it to boil for 5 minutes…Cool the mixture.

Take some pudina leaves(15-20leaves)……add a teaspoon water to it…grind it into fine paste

Now mix ginger extract, lemon juice, pudina paste and sugar syrup.

Add salt,rock salt,bhuna jeera powder(roasted cumin seeds powder)& chat masala.

Dilute the syrup with required amount of ice & water.

The refreshing JalGinger drink is ready…Garnish with fresh mint leaves and lemon rings..Serve chilled.

Serves 2

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