Lemon Juice(नींबू का रस)
Hindi Name: नींबू का रस
The juice extracted by crushing the pulp of lemon fruit. Lemon juice is most commonly used in a drink called lemonade which is made by using lemon juice, water and sugar. The juice is most widely used for various culinary and non-culinary purposes all over the world. The concentration of acidic content in the juice varies on variety of the fruit.
Lemon juice is majorly used as an ingredient for its distinctive taste. Lemonade is a flavoured drink prepared from lemon juice, water, salt and sugar. In the United Kingdom, lemon juice is frequently added to pancakes.
Apart from its culinary benefits, lemon juice also acts as an excellent cleaning agent.
Lemon juice is most commonly recommended for dehydration. It gives instant relief for people feeling weak and dizzy. It is also used to prevent several infections and it helps to cure flu and cold. It helps to prevent kidney stones and some researches state that it aids in the process of losing weight.
Owing to its acidic nature, lemon juice helps maintain body's pH level.
Did you know?
Fashionable ladies during European Renaissance used lemon juice to redden their lips.
Lemon tree grows up to 10-20 feet tall and it is the top most source of citric acid.
Recipes using Lemon Juice
This quick, healthy salad makes a refreshing side to pork or chicken, the savoury heaviness of the meat soothed by the fresh flavours of the salad.
A lovely Christmas recipe for your friends and family. Mince pie is a sweet British pie stuffed with a mix of dry fruits, apples and brandy.
Marinated in a spicy garlic sauce, this easy to cook prawn recipe is a great pick for a quick bite at your dinner party.
Tabbouleh is a mid-eastern salad and in this version it is made with amaranth. Throw in some chickpeas, juicy cucumbers and tomatoes to make a simple yet satisfying meal.
Nutrition-packed pumpkin hummus dip to go with your favourite tortilla chips.
Corn pulao is a easy recipe that makes for a complete meal. With spices, Basamati rice and beautiful corn kernels, pack some for lunch to make everyone jealous.
A burger that does away with all those unwanted calories along with having an amazing taste. The Kodo Millet burger is a meal high on nutrients and proteins to get you through a busy day.
The turmeric in the drink works wonders for your aching bones post workout. A glass of this detox drink everyday will benefit your body in wonderful ways.
This recipe makes the perfect portion, enough to keep you full till lunch. High on protein, for those looking for both taste and health, this is the recipe for them. The crunch of brown onions is a perfect match for the savoury porridge.
Black beans push over chickpeas in this recipe to make this classic dip. Blend it with fresh herbs and spices, and serve it with breads.