Jal jeera is a famous mint flavoured lemonade generally served as an appetizer and a very popular summer drink too.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
1 small bunch Mint leaves
1 cup Coriander leaves
½tsp grated Ginger
2tbsp Lemon juice
3tsp Cumin seeds – dry roasted and ground fine
½tsp Black salt
½tsp Rock salt
1tsp Dried mango powder(Amchur)
¼tsp black pepper
A pinch Asafetida
4 cups of Chilled water
Boondi for garnishing
Dry roast the asafetida for a few seconds till fragrant.
Grind asafetida, mint Leaves, ginger and coriander leaves in blender to fine paste.
Add 4 cups of chilled water, black salt, rock salt, salt, mango powder, sugar and cumin powder.
Add lemon juce. Stir well the mixture. Pass through Strainer to remove the ginger remainings.
Serve chilled garnished with boondi.
You can also decorate with lemon and mint leaves.