Nimbu Pani, How To Make Shikanji


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nimbu pani recipe also called shikanji or Indian lemonade is the go to drink on hot Indian summer days. In fact so popular is this Indian drink, that shikanji is a famous Indian street food available even at every railway station.

Summers or hot humid days and want to drink something refreshing that cools your system down and helps fight the weather? We have a perfect drink recipe for you which is nimbu pani.

Kids are often seen taking nimbu pani thermos flasks to school to give them instant energy during their lunch break. Moms also pack nimbu pani for kids to have when they have early sports activities before school starts.

shikanji is so simple and easy to make that not even an amateur can go wrong with it. The ingredients used in the recipe are definitely found in every well maintained pantry. You can make it when you have guests suddenly coming in.

To make nimbu paani, in a bowl take some lemon juice, add powdered sugar. You can also use grained sugar but we have used powdered sugar as it dissolves faster. Further, add black salt and cumin seed powder. Cumin seed powder gives a nice subtle flavor to the shikanji. Next, add salt, chilled water and stir well. Your nimbu pani is ready to be served.

Nothing like a glass of chilled Nimbu Paani to refresh you, even on the hottest and most tiring of days! This rejuvenating drink is made of lemon juice, flavoured with the right proportions of salt and sugar. Cumin seeds powder and black salt add a real peppy dimension to this tangy drink. Although ready-mixes are available for Nimbu Paani, this homemade version will outdo them any day in terms of flavour, aroma and the overall refreshing effect.

Enjoy nimbu pani recipe | shikanji | Indian lemonade | nimbu pani Indian street food | with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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Nimbu Pani, How To Make Shikanji

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Nimbu Pani
4 tbsp lemon juice
8 tbsp powdered sugar
1 tsp black salt (sanchal)
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp salt
Method
For nimbu pani

    For nimbu pani
  1. To make nimbu pani, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add 4 cups of chilled water and mix well.
  3. Serve the nimbu pani chilled.

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How to make Nimbu Pani

  1. To make nimbu pani recipe | shikanji | Indian lemonade | nimbu pani Indian street food |  add lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Always buy lemon that look bright yellow in color and have a thin skin. If the lemon are green and thick skinned they wont have more juice in them. 
  2. Add powdered sugar. You can also use normal grain sugar. We have used powdered sugar as it dissolves faster.
  3. Add black salt. Black salt also known as Kaala namak in Hindi is what gives the Nimbu Pani a distinctive flavour.
  4. Add cumin seeds powder. Cumin seeds powder provides a nice subtle flavour to the Shikanji and merges pefectly with other ingredients.
  5. Add salt. Be careful when adding salt as Black salt has already been added to Shikanji. Mix well. 
  6. Add chilled water and stir well. You can also use normal water and leave nimbu pani | shikanji | Indian lemonade | nimbu pani Indian street food |  in the refridgerator to chill.
  7. Mix nimbu pani | shikanji | Indian lemonade | nimbu pani Indian street food |  well using a spoon.
  8. Serve the nimbu pani | shikanji | Indian lemonade | nimbu pani Indian street food |  chilled with a party snack.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy113 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates27.2 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat0.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium388.2 mg

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Nimbu Pani, How To Make Shikanji
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 on 19 Apr 20 02:55 AM


If using grain sugar, use hot water to dissolve sugar fast. In the end, the ice cubes will chill the beverage anyways.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Yes you can do that..
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22 Apr 20 09:52 PM
Nimbu Pani, How To Make Shikanji
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 on 20 Jan 18 05:10 PM


Ek dham jhakkas! Mazaa aavi gaya
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
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06 Dec 19 11:17 AM
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 on 28 May 17 01:18 PM


Nimbu Pani, How To Make Shikanji
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 on 18 Jan 16 09:20 AM


Nimbu paani.. one of my all time favourite drink.. The taste is just to perfection.. with khatta, meetha and salt.. I made this for my guests.. and they had just loved this drink.. I often make this drink.. when i come home after a tiring day.. as it is very very refreshing..