jaljeera recipe

Jaljeera Recipe | How to Make Jaljeera

What is Jaljeera?

Jaljeera is flavored water prepared using a number of ingredients such as black salt, cumin powder, mint powder, black pepper powder, dry ginger powder, citric acid, asafetida, and salt or rock salt. It is one of the best coolers in India. If you are preparing a veg menu for dinner, Jaljeera topped with some salted boondi can be served as an appetizer to the guests. I always prepare Jaljeera powder at home and make this Indian recipe for cooler in no time.

Let’s talk about the ingredients for Jaljeera recipe

There is a list of ingredients used for making Jaljeera and each has lots of health benefits. Mint powder and cumin powder are used in the maximum quantity. Salt, both the salts have been used; black salt as well as the regular cooking salt. I recently studied the benefits of using rock salt. And since then I have been using rock salt for cooking. Here is a detailed article on rock salt you might like. Let’s have a look at the ingredients for Jaljeera recipe:

Mint powder and cumin powder: Mint leaves are dried and then crushed or grinded to make mint powder. Cumin seeds are roasted on low flame and grinded and used. Benefits of cumin seeds are known to one and all and therefore it is a good practice to include it in our diet in one or the other way.

Salt: I have used rock salt and black salt for this recipe.

Other ingredients: Black pepper powder, citric acid, asafetida, and dry mango powder are the other ingredients used.

Jaljeera powder is prepared using all these ingredients and then the drink is prepared by mixing the Jaljeera powder and chilled water.

Similar Recipes on the blog

There are a lot of Indian cooler recipes on the blog. These include thandai, aam panna, kairi ka pani and many more.

How to serve Jaljeera?

Serve it chilled topped with salted boondi as an appetizer.

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How to make Jaljeera?

1.This recipe makes ½ a cup of jaljeera powder.

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2.In a grinding jar add in all the given ingredients and make a fine powder.

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3.Pass through a sieve.

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4.Add 1-2 tsp of Jaljeera powder in 1 glass of chilled water. Mix well. Serve chilled. Bon appétit!

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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