Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Shikanji also known as Shikanjvi or shikanjbeen is the good old lemonade. This recipe for Shikanji is flavored using cumin powder and black salt in addition to salt and sugar. It is a perfect thirst quencher on sunny days and for breaking fast.


 

Here is the recipe..

Serves - 2

Ingredients :

Lemon - 1 medium sized
Water - 2 glasses, chilled
Sugar - 4 Tablespoons or as per taste
Cumin powder - 1/2 Teaspoon, use more or less as per taste
Black Salt - 1/4 Teaspoon, Optional
Salt, a pinch, Optional
Ice cubes - 4, Optional

Method:
1. Wash a lemon, rub it, cut it into half and squeeze the juice into a bowl.
2. Add chilled water to the lemon juice.
3. Add cumin powder, sugar, black salt and salt. Mix well to combine.
4. Refrigerate till ready to serve.
5. Serve as is or with ice cubes.
6. Mix well before serving as the cumin powder has the tendency to settle down.


Enjoy Shikanji. 

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