Traditional Indian lemonade, this is a summer favourite … and with current sweltering days and soaring temperatures … a welcome relief !
- 1.2 litres of water
- 6 tbsp sugar
- Juice of 3 lemons
- black salt to taste
- Pepper powder, to taste
- A pinch of powdered cumin or ginger or chaat masala spice blend
- Mint or basil, to garnish
Gently heat water and sugar together, stirring to dissolve.
In a jug, mix the lemon juice, powdered black salt, powdered pepper and sugar water and stir well. Chill in the fridge.
Flavour with a hint of cumin or ginger (powders) or a pinch of the chaat masala spice blend (available in stores).
Serve over ice, garnished with mint or basil.
Pix off the web, as always, with thanks.