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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Watermelon Basil Lemonade , the perfect summer drink

Summer is here!!!! And there is nothing more refreshing than fresh watermelon juice on a hot summer day. I love watermelon and it is one of my favourite summer fruit.
Watermelon Basil Lemonade
 Now watermelon season is everywhere. I often make juice or  lemonade with this. This time i tried to infuse the basil leaves to my regular watermelon lemonade recipe. I simply loved the delicate flavour of basil in the watermelon lemonade. Try this, you will enjoy!!.
Watermelon Basil Lemonade

Ingredients
  • 5 cups of Watermelon,chopped,skin removed
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 5 Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Black Salt

Method
  1. Place watermelon and basil leaves in a blender and process until smooth.  
  2. Pour the watermelon puree through a sieve to a large bowl, reserving liquid and discard solids.
  3. Combine lemon juice and black salt in an another bowl. 
  4. Then mix with watermelon liquid.
  5. Refrigerate until chill and give it a stir before pouring in glasses.

P.S
  • You can substitute sugar instead of black salt.
  • If you don't have basil leaves use Mint leaves instead.


13 comments:

Kalpana Sareesh said...

Perfect thirst quencher!!

Sowmya Madhavan said...

Yumm..watermelon juice Is my sons favo..orders wherever we go...good one..

Priti S said...

Perfect for this weather ...looks so refreshing with lovely clicks

PT said...

like the color and presentation..

Priya Suresh said...

Super super refreshing drink,definitely a thirsty quencher.

Vimitha Anand said...

Refreshing drink

divya said...

luks gorgeous and liked the presentation

Rajani said...

Watemelon, basil, black salt - unique combo!

nayana said...

Super thirst quencher and lovely presentation too..........

Shweta Agrawal said...

wow, totally loved its colour and texture:) Well done:)
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sangeetha pn said...

Awesome presentation... Perfect coolant.. Glad to be here and happy to follow you..
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shobha rawal said...

A super refreshing drink........lovly colour.
shobha
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nancy drew said...

Nice blog of recipes. Thanks for sharing.

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