Tuesday, May 17, 2011


BM # 5  Day 2

This is a classic summer cooler, loved by all. Very traditional and refreshing.different from our regular nimbupani.
Tried and tasted recipe from the book “100 Best Smoothies & Juices”

Here’s what you need …
150 ml……... water
1tsp………... grated lemon rind
6tbsp .............sugar.
125 ml……... lemon juice

How to go about…
Put the water sugar and the grated lemon rind into a small sauce pan and bring to a boil.
Stir constantly.
Boil for 5 minutes.
Remove and cool to room temperature.
Stir in the lemon juice.
Transfer to a glass jug.
Cover with cling film and chill for 2 hours.

Serving style…
Take 2 glasses.
Rub the rim with lemon wedges.
Dip then in granulated sugar to frost.
Put  2-3 ice cubes in the glasses.
Pour the lemon syrup, top with sparkling water.
1 part syrup and 3 parts water.
Stir well and  plunge in some lemon slices.

Garnish with a lemon or a sweet leme slice.
Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me

Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Priya SureshSrivalliUsha 
Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special: Vardhini,
 Seven Days of Indian Sweets: HariniSumaVeena 
Seven Days of Regional Specials: AarthiKalyaniPavaniShylaja 
Summer Coolers: PJ,  Vaishali 
Under 15 mins Quick Breakfast: Sushma Pinjala,

sending this refreshing Lemonade for the following events.........
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  1. Very different...Margarita style :)

  2. Refreshing drink and perfect for this summer.

  3. Prefect drink to enjoy for this hot summer, fabulous presentation..

  4. Perfect for the summer....beautiful presentation..

  5. Looks so refreshing and yummy. Love the presentation.

  6. love the presentation in "on the rocks" style :)

  7. So refreshing and love the presentation.

  8. Refreshing drink... perfect for this summer..

  9. Very cool and refreshing summer drink. love it!

  10. Perfect for this kind of climate. Very refreshing..