Monday, July 10, 2017

Pudina Panaka( Fresh Mint Juice)

"Panaka" is nothing but refreshing drink. This is served as "welcome drink" in almost all parties in India. Today I will be sharing panaka (fresh juice) which can be made using pudina/mint leaves. All the ingredients used in this recipe [ mint leaves, ginger,jaggery, lemon) have got lot of health benefits. Specially this juice helps in digestion. Serve this refreshing drink chilled :-). 
Without wasting any time lets dive right into the recipe ......


handful of pudina / cleaned mint leaves ( tightly packed)
2-3 tsp of grated ginger
pinch o salt
3-4 tbsp of jaggery powder or grated jaggery
1 tbsp lemon juice ( increase if you like tangy flavor)

For serving :
ice cubes
chilled water

[ plus and minus the quantity,end of the show make sure you adjust sweet: sour : salt  !!!!!]

How To Prepare?

  • Transfer mint leaves , ginger , salt and jaggery into a mixie jar along with 1/4 cup of water . Grind everything together for a minute or so. Make sure everything is ground properly . Now add around 1/2 cup water again and blend it for 2-3 seconds.

  • Now filter the juice and add lemon juice.Mix it well and refrigerate it for 30 minutes.You will find some residue when you remove from the fridge. You can discard it if you don't like that in the juice.

  • Adjust the salt, jaggery(you can use sugar instead of jaggery ) accordingly at this stage.Add in chilled water if you want to dilute the juice.Serve this chilled refreshing juice along with ice cubes on top.

Thanks so much for going through my recipe.Kindly get back to me with your comments. .Please do share it with your friends and family if you like the recipe :-)

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