Lemonade - The traditional way | How to make Lemonade - The traditional way

By Amrita Iyer  |  26th Apr 2017  |  
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About Lemonade - The traditional way Recipe

Lemonade which is the popular lemon refresher for summers originated in India where tropical fruit grew in abundance, sugarcane juice was relished by everyone and herbs like mint were also added for cooling the body. Just as coconut water was used in the Southern parts of the country, a delicious lemon refresher called “nimbu pani” was used in the Northern and Central parts of the country to protect the body from the blazing heat which is common of Indian summers. This was slowly adapted by other countries and now there are various types of lemon and water concoctions which are : cloudy lemonade, pink lemonade, clear lemonade nimbu pani shikanji limonana switcha citron pressé limonade. This recipe is very basic and involves making a sugar syrup, adding lemon juice and then mixing it with water.

The delicious and mouthwatering Lemonade - The traditional way is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Lemonade - The traditional way is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Lemonade - The traditional way. Amrita Iyer shared Lemonade - The traditional way recipe which can serve 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Lemonade - The traditional way. Try this delicious Lemonade - The traditional way recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Amrita Iyer of Lemonade - The traditional way by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Lemonade - The traditional way can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Lemonade - The traditional way with other users

Lemonade - The traditional way

Ingredients to make Lemonade - The traditional way

  • 125 ml lemon juice (7 -8 Indian lemons/ 3 – 4 Meyer lemons or the big sized lemons available abroad)
  • 6– 7 tbsp powdered sugar (more if required)
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • Ice cubes as required
  • 150 ml water
  • water/ sparkling water/ soda as required
  • lemon slices to decorate
  • mint leaves (optional)

How to make Lemonade - The traditional way

  1. Heat the 150 ml water and sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce to the lowest heat and add the lemon zest. Boil for 5 minutes and take off heat. Let it come to room temperature and add the juice.
  2. Pour into a glass or ceramic jug and chill for 2 hours.
  3. While serving add a quantity of ice into 2 glasses. Pour over half of the prepared lemon syrup and pour over the water/ sparkling water/ soda as desired. Decorate with lemon slices and serve immediately!

My Tip:

You can use sparkling water or soda to this syrup and add some alcohol for a twist if you are in a naughty mood! They can be : Vodka – any flavour Gin Prosecco Domaine de Canton – for a Ginger kick Whisky – if you intend being too adventurous..;) You can add fruit flavored liqueurs like grand Marnier or Triple Sec for an Orange blast. It's your wish and sky is the limit.

Reviews for Lemonade - The traditional way (3)

Maanika Hoona year ago

Perfect Lemonade

Padma Ia year ago

Lovely looking lemonade

krishna va year ago


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