Fresh lime soda

By • May 29, 2011 5 Comments

Author Notes: A mandatory offering in almost any restaurant in India. Order this and your waiter arrives with the following ingredients on a tray; freshly squeezed lime juice in a tall glass A chilled bottle of soda water (club soda), and a little pitcher filled up with simple syrup. How you prepare it is entirely up to you!


Serves 1

ginger infused syrup

  • 1 cup freshly grated ginger
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Fresh lime soda (with ginger)

  • 1 small bottle club soda (really cold)
  • juice of 1 lime
  1. To make the ginger syrup, combine the sugar & water over medium heat till the sugar dissolves, add the grated ginger & cook till the mixture reduces & is syrupy in consistency. Strain the grated ginger & store the syrup in a mason jar in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  2. Squeeze lime into tall glass. Add the club soda, sweeten with ginger infused syrup, Stir & serve!

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