Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops ) | How to make Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops )

By Radha Natarajan  |  6th May 2018  |  
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Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops )by Radha Natarajan
  • Prep Time

    8

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    60

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

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About Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops ) Recipe

Having lived in Chennai one cannot escape hearing about the famed Jil Jil Jigarthanda , an obviously Hindi term used for a very delicious native milkshake kind of drink which has wonderful ingredients like the Almond tree gum called Badam Pisin, the Nannari Sherbet , which is a drink made from Sarsaparilla roots. This is the most popular drink for many in the South as it has immense health , medicinal values and a natural coolant to protect the body from the scorching harsh summer .

Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops )

Ingredients to make Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops )

  • 2 Tbsp Badam Pisin (almond Tree Edible Gum)
  • 4 1/2 to 5 Cups of Full Fat Milk preferably
  • 2 Tbsp of Nannari Sherbet ( sarsaparilla root juice )
  • sugar to Taste
  • 2 Scoops of Ice cream

How to make Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops )

  1. . Soak the badam pisin ( Almond Tree Edible Gum) in water overnight or minimum 8 hours for it to bloom
  2. Boil the milk in a heavy vessel on a slow flame to prevent burning .Boil till milk is reduced to half and turns lightly brown.
  3. Add sugar to taste, reduce if adding more of Nannari sherbet which is also sweet.
  4. Let it cool down for an hour or so and chill in the refrigerator.
  5. In a bowl, take the badam pisin, which would have bloomed to glassy spongy texture.Add the chilled thickened sweeted milk, 2 tbsp of Nannari sherbet , mix well with spoon.
  6. Serve it in a tall glass with a scoop of ice cream on top.
  7. Tasty and creamy jigarthanda a drink is ready to be served chilled.

Reviews for Jil Jil Jigarthanda ( Delicious drink of almond gum , sarasparilla , with ice cream scoops ) (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

Nice one.
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