JalJeera Recipe
Jaljeera Recipe | Jal Jeera Recipe | How to make Jaljeera Drink
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Jaljeera Recipe / How to make Jaljeera Drink / Jal Jeera Recipe is a popular summer drink in India. It is a natural, best summer drink or coolant and can be had during stomach upset as it hydrates and rejuvenates the body.

Course: Beverages, Holi Recipes
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Jal Jeera Recipe, Jaljeera Recipe
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 30 kcal
Author: Priya Santhamohan
1 Cup = 250 ML, 1 tsp = 5 ML
  • ½ Cup Mint Leaves
  • ½ Cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1 Small Piece Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind
  • 1 tsp Amchur Powder
  • 1 tsp Jeera Powder
  • ½ tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Salt
  • ¼ tsp Hing
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Cups Water
  • ½ Lemon
  • Boondi As Required
  1. Remove the mint and coriander leaves from the stem and rinse it well in water, for 3 to 4 times. Then measure and keep all the ingredients ready.
  2. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup of water, then extract tamarind juice and discard the pulp. To a mixer, add the mint-coriander leaves and chopped ginger.
  3. Pour the tamarind water to the mixer and grind the leaves semi coarsely. Then transfer the ground leaves to a mixing bowl and pour 1.5 cups of water more.
  4. Now add the jeera powder, amchur powder, pepper powder, black salt and hing.
  5. Add required salt and sugar.
  6. Finally, squeeze lemon juice and mix everything well. Refrigerate for an hour or top up with ice cubes and boondi and serve it chilled.

    Do try this Jaljeera Recipe for this Holi Festival.

Recipe Notes

Tips for How to make Jaljeera Drink

1. Use fresh mint - coriander leaves for a good taste and bright colour.

2. Don't add mint leaves more than mentioned otherwise the Jal Jeera Recipe tastes bitter. If it tastes bitter, add 1 tbsp of lemon juice more.

3. Adjust the spice powders as per your taste required for this Jaljeera Recipe.

4. For a sweet aroma, even 1/4 tsp of fennel seeds powder can be used.

5. For a nice taste, the sourness from the tamarind and tanginess from the lemon juice should be perfectly balanced.

6. To short cut the process you can use readymade/store-bought Jaljeera powder too.

7. Don't skip black salt or sugar as it the key ingredient of the drink.

8. This Jaljeera tastes better when served chilled and stays good for 1 day under refrigeration.

9. For a Jaljeera Soda Recipe, use an equal quantity of water and plain soda.