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Jal Jeera Recipe

Jal Jeera

This peppy drink made with refreshing ingredients like mint leaves, coriander, tamarind and cumin is a great way to escape the heat.

  • Total Cook Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Jal Jeera

  • 1/4 cup sonth chutney
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed mint leaves
  • 20 gm coriander leaves-ground together
  • 2-3 green chillies or to taste
  • 1/2 Tbsp roasted and powdered cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 cups water
  • For sonth ki chutney:
  • 100 gm tamarind-soaked in warm water for half an hour at least
  • 3/4 cup broken up jaggery
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp powdered black rock salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp powdered dry ginger
  • 1/4 tsp powdered black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp chaat masala.

How to Make Jal Jeera

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For sonth ki chutney:
Strain the tamarind through a strainer, adding water, to facilitate this.
Add enough water to make it into a pouring consistency.
Mix in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil, lower the heat, and let it simmer, stirring occasionally, till it thickens a bit.

For the water:

Mix all the ingredients together, chill and serve.
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