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Lemon Ice Tea

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As I have shared in my earlier post that my hubby likes Ice Tea to the core, and this Lemon Ice Tea being his all-time favorite after a fantastic and heavy meals. Beautifying my summer meals with a flavorful, aromatic and yummilicious Lemon Ice Tea.

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A very simple, easy and less time consumption summer drink, with a little piece of ginger for a kick to digestion. Let me share the recipe…

Taking this to Fiesta Friday #118 hosted by Angie@thenovicegarderner.

For my other summer recipes click here and for other beverages recipes click here.

 

Lemon Iced Tea

Lemon Iced Tea

Ingredients:

  • Lemon – 5 nos
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Tea powder – 3 tsp
  • Ginger – 1 “inch stick – 2 pieces
  • Cardamom – 1 no
  • Mint – 2 sprigs

Preparation:

  • Take 2 cups of water in a bowl, along with sugar, keep in medium flame and cover with the lid.
  • Halve the lemon and squeeze out the juice, keep it aside.
  • Wash and separate the 5 to 7 mint leaves from the sprig and keep it aside.
  • Bring it to boil, once starts boiling crush the ginger and cardamom, add it to the boiling water along with the separated mint leaves.
  • Cover and cook for 2 mins, remove from fire, add in the tea powder, cover with the lid and let it rest for a min.
  • Filter the tea and keep it in a separate glass.
  • Take a glass, drop a long sprig of mint, add in the ice cubes, pour in ½ cup of tea, 1 tbsp. of lemon juice and ¼ cup of water and garnish with lemon wedges.

Serve chilled.

Note: You can add increase or decrease the quantity of lemon juice and sugar, as per your taste buds.

Lemonade with Palm Jaggery

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Me and family like the mint flavor, when it comes to juice. Now we use to have some mint based drink for the summer, as everyone knew that mint is a natural coolant. I like this palm jaggery, I prepare coffee, appam, even bake with this palm jaggery and know wanted to try it with lemonade. Handling all my favorites together, and result was awesome, a perfect coolant for this Boiling SUMMER. Let us move on to the recipe…

Do check out my other juices, lemonade, mojito and milkshakes in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/beverages/

Ingredients:

  • Lemon – 2 nos
  • Water – 1 litre
  • Palm jaggery or Palm jaggery srup – as per taste
  • Mint leaves – a handful

Preparation:

  • Cut the lemon into two pieces. Squeeze out the lemon juice, keep it aside.
  • Chop and slightly crush the mint leaves and keep it aside.
  • Mix the lemon juice along with water, add in the crushed mint leaves.
  • Crush the palm jaggery and add in the crushed palm jaggery or the palm jaggery syrup, stir well until it gets mixed well.
  • Refrigerate for 30 mins.

Serve chilled with ice cubes and add in 2 thin slices of lemon and a small mint sprig.