Nimbu Sherbet, Indian Sherbet
Nimbu Sherbet is an ideal Indian Sherbet for summers. This refreshing drink is served all over India and is an excellent way to re-hydrate the body after a day in the heat.
Nimbu Sherbet is a refreshing Indian Sherbet in the summer which refreshes and gives instant energy. Limes are known as ‘nimbu’ in India. When lime is combined with some herbs and spices like cumin powder, chat masala and black salt; it act as a coolant to the body. In the northern states of India, ‘nimbu sherbet’ is also known as ‘shikanji’ or ‘shikanjvi’ and ‘lemonade’ in English.
Ingredients for Nimbu Pani:
Lemons - 4 (1 sliced for garnishing)
Fresh Mint Springs - 4 to 5
Sugar - to taste
Salt - a pinch
Cumin Seeds Powder - a pinch
Water - 3 glasses chilled water , 1 glass normal room temperature
1. Take a large Jug; add one glass of normal water to it.
2. Now add sugar and stir till it dissolves into the water nicely and completely.
3. Squeeze all lemons and add the juice to the same jug.
4. Add pinch of salt and cumin seeds powder to it and continue to stir.
5. Now add chilled water and crushed ice to the jug and stir again. Add in few mint leaves to it too.
6. Serve in chilled glasses garnished with lemon slices and mint sprigs.
Health Benefits of Nimbu Sherbet
Nimbu Sherbet helps to get rid from heat stroke. Lime is the best source of vitamin C which helps in boosting immunity. It also helps to keep skin wrinkles and acne free. It helps in restoring the body salt after playing sports or physical activity or workouts. Nimbu Sherbet flushes out all the toxins and impurities in the body. It is one of the healthy and refreshing drinks for everybody.
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(Last Updated on : 28-11-2017)
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