10 June 2013

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Lemon ginger squash and lemonade recipe

lemonade or sharbat in a serving glass
Lemon ginger squash and lemonade recipe - This is an easy recipe of lemon ginger squash and lemonade. I had few lemons and ginger in my refrigerator. They were drying. So I used them to make squash. Sharbat can be made quickly if such squash is stored in the refrigerator.

Lemon Ginger Squash and Lemonade Recipe 
make lemonade with ginger lemon squash
Prep time : 10 mins 
Cook time : 20 mins
Total time : 30 mins
Recipe type : Squash
Cuisine : Indian
Yield : 4 Cups Squash
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

Ingredients
  • 1 cup ginger, peeled
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
Method
  1. Wash the ginger, peel and chop it. Put it in a mixer jar and add 2 cups of water. blend it coarsely. 
  2. Strain and transfer the ginger water to a heavy bottom vessel, add sugar and stir to mix.
  3. Bring the above prepared mixture to boil. Further, simmer until 1 string syrup is formed  
  4. Take a drop of  ginger and sugar syrup between thumb and index finger and stretch it. If  a string is formed, 1 string syrup is ready. Then remove from the flame and cool it.
  5. Cut the lemon into two halves and squeeze the lemon juice. Add this lemon juice  to the ginger sugar syrup. Mix well and store in a bottle. Keep this bottle in the refrigerator.
  6. While making sharbat, take 1/4  glass of lemon ginger squash and fill the 3/4 part of the glass with chilled water. Mix well with a spoon and serve the lemon ginger sharbat immediately.
Lemon ginger squash and lemonade - step by step pictures

1.  Wash the ginger, peel and chop it. Put it in a mixer jar and add 2 cups of water. blend it coarsely.
grind the ginger to a coarse paste 
2.  Strain and transfer the ginger water to a heavy bottom vessel, add sugar and stir to mix.
put the ginger water to a vessel
3.  Bring the above prepared mixture to boil. Further, simmer until 1 string syrup is formed. Then remove from the flame and cool it.
add the sugar and bring it to boil
4.  Cut the lemon into two halves and squeeze the lemon juice.
squeeze the lime in a bowl
5.  Add this lemon juice  to the ginger sugar syrup. Mix well and store in a bottle. Keep this bottle in the refrigerator.
add to the simmered ginger sugar syrup
6.  While making sharbat, take 1/4  glass of lemon ginger squash and fill the 3/4 part of the glass with chilled water. 

7.  Mix well with a spoon and serve the lemon ginger sharbat or lemonade immediately.
make lemonade with ginger lemon squash

16 comments:

  1. Refreshing drink.. looks awesome!!

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  2. Amazing combination, must be very refreshing

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  3. Prefect drink for hot weather,very refreshing.

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  4. Nicely explained how to prepare lomon sharbat. Wonderful :-)

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  5. wow...this is wonderful am sure this has lot of ginger flavour and taste

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  6. soothing cool and refreshing juice.

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  7. Thanks Hari Chandana, Amrita V,
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    Divya S and Kitchen Queen.

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  8. So refreshing n inviting

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  9. Vidya, this is such a refreshing and cooling drink! Perfect for this current hot weather.

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