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Indian Nimbu Pani

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Shikanji is a refreshing lemonade recipe spiced up with black salt. The flavor and taste are truly splendid...just what you need after a long day at work or after a hectic game. Kids love it too!
  Lemons 2 Large, juiced
  Water 1 Liter
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Kala namak/Black salt To Taste
  Salt To Taste

1. In a large glass pitcher, take a liter of water.
2. Add 4 tablespoons of sugar and stir it till the sugar dissolves completely in water.
3. Add juice of lemons to the water.
4. Pour it in individual glasses.
5. Add salt and black salt as per taste.

6. Serve Indian nimbu pani chilled with ice cubes or refrigerate and use it as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Sold by street vendors all across North India, nimbu pani is lemonade, which it is popularly known across the globe. What people might not think is that being the spice king that Indians are they would spice up the plain and simple lemonade. Plain lemonade is good, refreshing and cooling but this is great!
Indian Lemonade
If you have never prepared homemade lemonade drink, then watch this video to learn. It is so simple to make and you get loads of vitamin C. Once learnt, you can prepare this almost everyday during the summer time, to offer anyone returning home after a hectic day at work or school.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 133 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.25 g0.39%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.16%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 349.9 mg14.6%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.8%

Sugars 30 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 107.8%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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