Sometimes just a glass of water will do nothing to quench our thirst, we need more than that. And we find solace in the refreshing nimbu pani. A simple concoction of water and lemon, with salt or sugar, helps stimulate our senses with instant rejuvenation. But even this ‘lift me up’ drink can be enhanced even further with the addition of different flavors. The usual nimbu pani can be made into some really mouthwatering drinks that you can serve to your guests as a welcome drink or prepare your family for refreshment. We have some fun lemonade recipes for you to enjoy in this sunny weather.
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Here are 7 interesting Nimbu Pani recipes that you must try:
1. Honey-Ginger Lemonade
A delicious zesty drink with the healthy benefits of ginger and honey – wouldn’t that be perfect? This lemonade is ideal for those days when you feel uncomfortable and want to feel good. Click here for the recipe.
2. Nimbu Pani . Palm Sugar
This healthy sweet lemonade will allow you to enjoy your favorite beverage in total comfort. The sweetness of healthy jaggery combined with black salt, mint leaves and cumin powder will satisfy your taste buds to the very end. This is the formula.
3. Lemonade Cucumber Mint
If you want a super refreshing drink to help you get out of the heat, this nimbu pani recipe is the one to go for. Cucumber, mint and lemon combine to give you that much-needed rejuvenation. Find the recipe here.
4. Nariyal Shikanji
Two of the best coolers combine to give us a beverage with a burst of flavor. This super-hydrating drink will quench your thirst just the way you want it. Find the recipe here.
5. Masala Banta Nimbu Pani
Bring back childhood memories with this masala banta rendition in a glass of nimbu pani. Add coriander powder, chaat masala, cumin powder, black pepper powder, rock salt, and soda to your regular nimbu pani to make your all-time favorite banta. Here is the complete formula.
6. Minty Nimbu Pani
Just add crushed mint leaves and you can make your own cup of nimbu pani. Just be sure to pound the leaves in a mortar and pestle for maximum flavor. Here’s how to make it.
7. Fruit and spiced lemonade
This single video shows you how to make 5 variations of nimbu pani by simply changing one ingredient. Get ready with lemon juice and sugar syrup and mix different lemonades to put together. Everyone will love the variety. Click here to see how to go about it.
Add fruit or other ingredients of your choice to make your unique lemonade
Once you’ve tried these nimbu pani recipes, you won’t be able to go back to the old simple recipe.
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