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Jal jeera
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Jaljeera recipe

Popular minty Indian summer drink, aids in digestion too
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: summer drink,
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • A small piece of ginger
  • 4 tbsp sugar |jaggery
  • 2 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp Amchur powder
  • ¼ tsp whole black pepper
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 tsp boondi optional


  • Blend everything except water into a smooth paste.
  • You can add water while grinding.
  • Add 2 cups of water and filter this mixture.
  • Add 2 more cups of water.
  • Now add the lemon juice to this.
  • Mix well.
  • You can add few ice cubes to this.
  • Serve chilled.
  • The same jaljeera water can be used for pani puri too.
  • Garnish with some boondis just before serving.



  1. Jaljeera can stay fresh for a day, so you can make a day in advance if you are hosting parties.
  2.  Half a portion of water can be replaced with plain soda.
  3.  You can use dried mint powder and make jaljeera powder also.