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Author Notes: Jaljeera is an Indian beverage that aids in digestion, prevents nausea and stimulates appetite especially in the sultry, humid weather condition of India. Annada Rathi


Makes 2 glasses

  • 35 leaves mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black salt
  • 1-1.5 pinches fresh black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon amchoor (raw mango powder)
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1.5 teaspoons sugar (optional)
  1. Toast cumin seeds in a skillet for 5-6 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Blend all the ingredients in a blender along with toasted cumin. Make sure you blend everything to a fine paste. Some people prefer sugar in jaljeera. Please try this recipe with or without sugar and decide for yourself.
  3. Add 2 glasses of water to this paste. If you prefer a smooth drink, run this mix through a sieve. Serve chilled.

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