Nimbu Pani, How To Make Shikanji
by Tarla Dalal
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nimbu pani recipe | shikanji | Indian lemonade | nimbu pani Indian street food | with amazing 10 images.
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.
- To make nimbu pani, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Add 4 cups of chilled water and mix well.
- Serve the nimbu pani chilled.
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