Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink

Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink

 

Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink | How to make jal jeera at home | Jaljira drink recipe with step by step instructions

 

 

Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink

 

Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink is a traditional Indian refreshing summer drink that is packed with nutrition and flavors. In Hindi, Indian language Jal means water & jeera translates to cumin.

A concoction of these both with some other spices and herbs makes this a  refreshing summer drink. It somewhere resembles to the recipe of making Green chutney we all make.

This drink is generally served before meals so that your meals are digested easily.

Similarly, Maharshtra famous Sol Kadhi, a delicious summer drink you should try.

If you are longing to try a delicious, chatpata thirst quenching drink, which is different from the usual sweet aerated drinks, then jal jeera is a must try.

This drink aids in digestion, as the ingredients used in this drink like jeera (cumin) which helps in digestion, Pudina (Fresh mint leaves) and coriander leaves has a cooling effect on the body.

Is it difficult to make this at home?

This drink can be prepared effortlessly at home. It is generally a mix of condiments, few fresh herbs and various indian spices.

This drink can be prepared by blending mint, coriander leaves, lemon, tamarind pulp and water in a food processor along with some spices such as roasted cumin powder, pink salt and pepper powder.

Strain the mixer, pour into glasses and garnish with namkeen boondi, mint and lemon slice.

A must try drink in Summers

Drinking jal jeera in summer season is must in Northern parts of India, as it gets very hot during this period.

Soaring temperatures and traditional drinks like Sattu drinkKairi ka pannaKokum sharbat, and Rooh afza/Gulab sharbat go hand in hand to tackle the body heat in every way possible.

If you are looking for more Summer Coolers, do check out all the recipes posted on the blog.

Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink

 

 

Step by step instructions on how to make Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink

First of all dry roast the cumin in a pan on slow flame till it becomes fragrant. Remove and keep it aside.

In the same pan add whole peppercorns and dry roast it on slow flame till fragrant. Remove and keep aside to cool.

 

Pound the roasted cumin seeds, whole peppercorns, hing and black salt in a mortar and pestle and make a powder.

In a mixer jar add mint leaves, coriander leaves and ginger. Blend, add tamarind pulp and some water to make puree.

To this add powdered cumin, black pepper, pink salt, chat masala, lemon juice and some chilled water and grind it all well to form a smooth puree.

Transfer this to a big bowl.

 

To serve

While serving add some chilled water and some ice cubes to adjust the consistency.

Stir well and adjust salt, lemon juice and tamarind as per your taste. Serve chilled in a glass garnished with boondi and lemon slices.

 

NOTES

1. Use fresh coriander and mint leaves for a fresh taste.

2. Don’t add mint leaves more than suggested or otherwise the drink would tastes bitter.

3. Adjust all the spices mentioned as per your taste to make Jal jeera.

4. To make jal jira soda recipe, add equal quantity of water and soda.

 

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Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink

Jal Jeera recipe | Jaljira Drink is a traditional Indian refreshing summer drink that is packed with nutrition and flavors. In Hindi, Indian language Jal means water & jeera translates to cumin.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Beverages & Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: jal jeera, jaljeera recipe, Jaljira
Servings: 4
Author: Lata Lala

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp whole peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp black salt
  • 1 tsp chat masala
  • 1/8 tsp hing/Asafoetida
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 3/4 cup of coriander leaves
  • 1 small piece of Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind pulp
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 a cup of water
  • As required Chilled water and ice cubes

To garnish

  • Namkeen Boondi
  • 2 Lemon slices

Instructions

  • First of all dry roast the cumin in a pan on slow flame till it becomes fragrant. Remove and keep it aside.
  • In the same pan add whole peppercorns and dry roast it on slow flame till fragrant. Remove and keep aside to cool.
  • Pound the roasted cumin seeds, whole peppercorns, hing and black salt in a mortar and pestle and make a powder.
  • In a mixer jar add mint leaves, coriander leaves and ginger. Blend, add tamarind pulp and some water to make puree.
  • To this add powdered cumin, black pepper, pink salt, chat masala, lemon juice and some chilled water and grind it all well to form a smooth puree.
  • Transfer this to a big bowl.

To serve

  • While serving add some chilled water and some ice cubes to adjust the consistency.
  • Stir well and adjust salt, lemon juice and tamarind as per your taste. Serve chilled in a glass garnished with boondi and lemon slices.

Notes

1. Use fresh coriander and mint leaves for a fresh taste.
2. Don't add mint leaves more than suggested or otherwise the drink would tastes bitter.
3. Adjust all the spices mentioned as per your taste to make Jal jeera.
4. To make jal jira soda recipe, add equal quantity of water and soda

 

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Neha

    5 stars
    Very refreshing drink. The Jal Jeera glass holder is quite an impressive way of serving, Great work.

  2. 5 stars
    I am literally craving for this delicious jal jeera …and not just delicious but it is a healthy summer drink at the same time. I am falling flat for them.

    1. Lata Lala

      Summers and jal jeera are synonyms for us all too. Thank you Shailender for stopping by.

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