27 November 2014

Jaljeera

A refreshing drink that's also an excellent appetiser and is a great accompaniment for most Indian chaat (snack) dishes. 

JALJEERA



Ingredients : (For approx 2 glasses of Jaljeera)

Chopped coriander - 50 gms
Green Chilies - 3
Mint leaves - 5 to 6
Lemon juice - 4 tsps
Black Salt - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Chaat masala - 1 tsp
Black Pepper powder to taste
Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted and crushed Cumin seeds (Jeera) - as required

Method : 

1. Grind together coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilies and 2 tsps lemon juice to a fine paste.

2. Transfer to a bowl and add salt, black salt, chaat masala, pepper powder, remaining lemon juice and jeera powder. Mix well.

3. Dilute with as much water as required to make 2 glasses, taking care not to add too much. Stir well, add ice cubes and serve, sprinkled with the crushed jeera.


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