Looking for a good juice recipe to welcome your guests? Then definitely you should try this ginger lemonade juice. This is an easy to prepare recipe for ginger lemonade. I got this recipe from my brother who is in North India. He learned it from a local shop there. This is a refreshing, fat-free drink perfect for springtime bridal showers or hot summer days on the deck. Chill out with this delightful cooler.
Preparation of Ginger lemonade
- Crush the ginger and extract the juice. Add 1cup of water to this and keep it overnight.
- Dissolve the sugar in water until it reaches saturation and keep it aside.
- Next day drain the clear liquids from the ginger solution and mix with the lemon extract and the sugar syrup.
- Warm this solution and allow it to cool.
- You can preserve the solution for later use in refrigerator.
- To serve : Add 1 glass water for 1/4th glass of the juice.
- Serve chilled with ice cubes. Garnish it with mint leaves and lemon slices.
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Mint-y, ginger-y, tang-y lemonade – one of my favorite thirst quencher for those hot sultry days. Nothing to beat a homemade summertime beverage that is sure to please your family and friends at a picnic or barbeque party.
How to prepare Ginger Mint Lemonade
1. Prepare sugar syrup first by simmering a cup of water to which 2/3 cup sugar or brown sugar is added. Allow sugar to dissolve completely and cool. Keep aside.
2. In another vessel, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Turn off heat and add half a tbsp of chopped ginger and 1/2 cup of fresh mint leaves. Place lid and allow to steep. After 10-15 mts, strain the liquid and cool. Discard mint and ginger.
3. Extract juice from 9-10 limes or approx 1 cup of lime juice. Strain and discard the seeds. Keep aside.
4. Take a pitcher and add 8-9 cups of cold water, add the extracted lime juice, cooled sugar syrup and ginger-mint infusion and combine. Add 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves and salt to taste and combine. Adjust the sweetness by adding more sugar syrup and if it needs to be more tart, add more lime juice.
5. Pour into glasses and serve with ice.
For those who want to avoid sugar, replace sugar syrup with a cup of honey or any sweetener of your choice. A pinch of roasted cumin powder or chaat masala powder can be added to each glass of lemonade for added flavor.
Agave lemonade is a special treat for warm weather and it's very easy to make. This is the perfect drink for summer entertaining. It can also be stored in the refrigerator so your family can enjoy it whenever they need a refreshing drink.
Rather than the sugar that is typically used to sweeten homemade lemonade, this recipe uses agave nectar. It's a nice change because the sweetener gives the drink a richer profile that is lovely against the bright citrus. The ginger and mint also bring in interesting flavors and make this recipe stand out from most.
“This lemonade was delicious. It wasn’t overly sweet, but it was perfect for me. You can always add more agave (I used raw agave, which is a little darker than some) if you like a sweeter lemonade.” —Diana Rattray
1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 18 small lemons)
3/4 cup agave nectar , or to taste
1 tablespoon finely grated ginger , optional
1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
Steps to Make It
Gather the ingredients.
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Stir together the lemon juice, water, and agave nectar.
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Stir in the grated ginger, if using, and chill thoroughly.
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Serve with mint leaves and very thinly sliced lemon.
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- Like any lemonade, there are many ways that you can customize this recipe. From sparkling to extra fruity, even mixed into an Arnold Palmer, the possibilities are endless.
- To avoid diluting homemade lemonade, add ice cubes just before serving.
- It’s easy to transform this recipe into a sparkling lemonade. All you have to do is use sparkling water instead of the still water. Keep the same measurement and serve the drinks with lemon twists, just be sure to drink it right away before it loses the carbonation.
- For a fun twist, add a few tablespoons of elderflower syrup. The floral flavor is a nice foundation for a simple vodka cocktail. Another option is to skip the ginger and sweeten it with grenadine or a raspberry syrup. With this mix, you can turn it into a cocktail with a shot of your favorite rum.
- There’s no need to restrict yourself to lemons in your lemonade. You can give it a new, tangy flavor by substituting 1/2 cup of the lemon juice with lime or another citrus. Serve this with a fresh sprig of mint and a garnish of seasonal berries.
- You might also enjoy equal parts of lime juice and tangerine juice. Garnish this with mint, blackberries, and raspberries. The sparkling version is great for cocktails.
- Create an interesting pink lemonade by using 1 cup red grapefruit juice and 1/2 cup lime juice instead of the lemon. Add enough raspberry or pomegranate juice to make the mix as pink as you like.
How much juice can you get from a lemon?
The amount of juice you can get from one lemon can vary greatly depending on the fruit's size and the variety, as well as the way you juice them. In general, if juicing medium to large lemons, you should get between 2 and 3 tablespoons per lemon.
To get the most juice from lemons, microwave the whole lemons for about 10 to 20 seconds to soften them a bit. It also helps to roll lemons on the counter while firmly pressing down with your hand.
What are the different kinds of agave nectar?
There are several types of agave with different flavor profiles and appearance.
In this article, we’ll take a look at how ginger and lemon can help promote weight loss.
Ginger is a well-known root around the world thanks to its many health properties. Not only does it improve digestive functions, but it also has a thermogenic effect that helps activate your metabolism, making it a potent fat and calorie-burner.
Meanwhile, lemons are another natural weight-loss and health aid. Its vitamin C content turns it into a very effective antioxidant that promotes waste elimination from the body, fights fluid retention, helps detoxify the body and reduces abdominal swelling.
How is it possible to lose weight with ginger and lemon?
Both ginger and lemon have properties that promote fat and waste elimination. Thus, ginger and lemon together are a potent natural slimming formula that can help complement your weight loss diet.
You’ve probably never imagined that you could prepared both of these ingredients together, but we’ll show you how in this article. You can lose weight naturally and get good results with these recipes.
Ginger and lemon tea
One ways of combing ginger and lemon in order to take advantage of their properties is to make a tea. The steps are simple, and you’re going to love its delicious flavor!
What should you do?
- Heat one cup of water and remove it from heat once it’s boiling.
- Once the water is ready, add a small slice of ginger and let it steep for 5 minutes, covered.
- Once the 5 minutes is up, add the juice from one lemon and drink.
- It’s best to drink this tea before breakfast.
Ginger and lemon lemonade
This delicious lemonade combines the classic recipe that we all know with the powers of ginger. This makes it healthier and will allow for more weight loss.
What should you do?
- Prepare the lemonade as you normally do without using refined sugar for sweetening.
- Afterwards, add a teaspoon of grated ginger.
This will strengthen the detoxifying effect. Drink fresh, preferably before breakfast.
Ginger and lemon dressing
What should you do?
- Peel a handful of ginger and then mix it with the juice from one lemon.
- Add this dressing to your favorite salads and enjoy!
Other benefits of ginger and lemon
As we mentioned, ginger and lemon are full of properties that promote health in various ways, including weight loss. Here are just a few of the many other benefits:
- They help purify the blood. These two allies are perfect for naturally cleansing the blood by helping remove toxins and waste, along with other things. This is good for circulation and fight bad (LDL) cholesterol.
- They strengthen the immune system. Both lemon as well as ginger have a large amount of components that strengthen your immune system. Thanks to this, they help ward off colds, respiratory problems, loss of voice, and infections, as well as other conditions.
- They’re great for skin health. Ginger and lemon together makes a mixture that’s rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Because of this, they help keep your skin healthy, young, and moisturized.
- They stimulate good digestion. This combination is perfect for fighting digestive problems like indigestion, slow intestinal movement, and fluid retention. However, it’s important to point out that if you suffer from gastritis, it’s best not to consume these two products.
If you want to lose weight by taking advantage of ginger and lemon, you also need to follow a healthy diet that’s free of junk food, soft drinks, and excessive fat, alcohol and sodium. You also need to do regular physical activity and drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.
If you follow this lifestyle, you will soon notice that you are no longer carrying around those extra pounds.
It might interest you.
Eliminating sodas, alcohol, and all the drinks that cause the most weight gain will lead to weight loss and a healthier body.
Want a breakfast with a twist? Then make yourself a batch of this lemon and ginger marmalade, perfect for spreading on bread but also ideal for making desserts or pairing with cheese.
Its scent is really incredible. One taste and you’ll be hooked!
LEMON AND GINGER MARMALADE: THE INGREDIENTS
1 kg (2.2 lbs) Organic lemons
400 g (14 oz) sugar
1 or 2 tsp powdered or grated ginger
LEMON AND GINGER MARMALADE: PREPARATION
1. Wash the lemons, dry them well and cut them into slices as thin as possible, being careful to eliminate the seeds. Then chop them up to obtain a mush. Place the chopped lemons in a tall, rather large pot. Cover with water to the brim and leave to steep for a day.
2. Drain the water in which the lemons were soaked, add fresh water. Bring to a boil and cook for about 15 minutes. Drain the lemons, add all the sugar and ginger, leaving to macerate for an hour.
3. Put two fingers of water and cook the marmalade on low heat for an hour. Add water if the mixture is too dry during cooking.
4. Towards the end of cooking, blend the marmalade, making sure to leave some pieces of fruit intact: the jam will gain its consistency and final flavor. If you do not intend to consume the jam jar in a short time, remember to keep the contents vacuum-packed (following these tips for canning).
A lot of Home Brew Answers is dedicated to making alcoholic drinks and beverages. Todays recipe is for a soft drink. Having something non-alcoholic and full of flavour in the house means you don’t get tempted into unhealthy ways.
Making something like this Lemon and Ginger Cordial at home means you know exactly what is in it. There are no artificial flavourings, sweeteners and you can dictate exactly how much of each ingredient is in it. If you love ginger put more in, grab some fresh ginger use that as well. It’s entirely up to you. I like the warming soft note of ground ginger in this recipe but feel free to tweak it.
This cordial recipe will hands down beat any cordial you buy from a shop and it’s one of the simplest things to do, it’ll only take 15 minutes from start to finish to make it. If you have never made a cordial before then this is the one to try I’ll be revealing an awesome trick to get maximum lemon flavour.
This recipe has so few ingredients that you’ll be amazed at the flavour that comes out in the final cordial. It only uses 6 lemons but the trick to getting the most from the flavour comes down to how you treat the skins.
The thing about lemons is that most of the lemony flavour comes from the zest. Just take a look at this limoncello recipe, all the flavour comes from the zest and similarly this cordial recipe makes use of that principle.
The zest is full of oils which are full of flavour boiling in water is perfect for drawing these aromatics out of the lemon zest.
Maximum Lemon Flavour
The key to getting so much flavour out of the lemons is to pare off the rind without taking too much white pith (a speed peeler is great for this) and to boil the zest in a half pint of water for 6 minutes. In that 6 minutes you’ll find the water turns brilliantly yellow and intensely lemony. Check the recipe below for full details
Lemon Cordial Recipe
What you’ll need
½ Pint of Boiling Water
Ground Ginger (optional)
For each ½ pint of liquid: 85 grams of Sugar
- Begin by shaving off the outer zest of your lemons, you want to take of just the outer layer and avoid any of the white pith beneath as much as possible. A speed peeler is good for this and the larger peel is easier to remove later.
- Put the zest into a pan with the ½ pint of boiling water and simmer gently for roughly 6 minutes.
- Start juicing all 6 of the lemons and get as much juice out of them as possible. After the 6 minutes remove the zest from the heat and strain the to remove the zest. Add the juice and water together in a measuring jug to find out how much liquid you have.
- Add the 85 grams of sugar per half pint of liquid so a pint would need 170 grams of sugar. Bring to the boil in a pan and ensure all the sugars dissolved.
- Remove from heat and pour into sterilised bottles whilst still hot.
Dilute, Serve & Enjoy
Dilute the cordial to your taste, it’s quite strong so you may only need 1 part cordial to 7 part water but of course alter to your taste.
Theses sorts of recipes can easily be made into soda’s just by diluting with carbonated water. Maybe try some sparkling water to make it more effervescent, you will notice the flavours change and are brighter with the added carbonation.
Lemonade is a summer-time favorite at family dinners and cook-outs, and this lemonade recipe for kids will please the younger crowds too. Sweet lemonade presented in a glass pitcher and served in pretty drinking glasses makes the occasion more special. Make homemade lemonade using lemon juice from concentrate, which is made from the juice of real lemons and bottled without sugar. Use the right combination of water and sugar with the lemon juice for a pitcher of refreshing lemonade with flavor balanced between sweet and tart.
How to Make Lemonade With Lemon Juice
Total Time: 15 minutes | Prep Time: 5 minutes Serves: 5 to 6 people
- 1 cup lemon juice from concentrate
- 6 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 lemon
1. In a pitcher, add the lemon juice, water and sugar and stir until sugar dissolves and the liquids are fully combined.
2. Using the heel of the hand, roll the lemon across a counter top to soften and loosen the juice, and use a knife to remove the ends.
3. With a sharp knife, make as many thin lemon slices as possible.
4. Add the slices to the pitcher, which contribute a fresh flavor, aromatics and an appealing, natural visual appearance to the lemonade.
5. Serve the lemonade over ice in a tall glass and garnish with a mint sprig.
6. Alternatively, dress up the serving glass with a fruit garnish on the rim. A strawberry or orange slice sits well and provide a last bit of edible surprise.
Frozen Concentrate vs. Reconstituted Lemon Juice
The concentrated, frozen lemonade drink sold in 12-ounce cans found in the freezer section of your grocer contains sugar. Frozen lemonade, which is an add-water-and-mix drink, is not reconstituted lemon juice, which is sold in bottles and in the small lemon-shaped plastic containers found in the produce section.
Many reconstituted lemon juice products are made from lemon juice concentrate, filtered water and lemon oil. Preservatives often are added, but no sugar. Three tablespoons of reconstituted lemon juice equal the juice of one lemon.
Variations and Tips For Lemonade Recipes
Use an alternative sweetener or a sugar substitute instead of refined sugar. Look for conversion information, such as how much aspartame or agave equals 1 cup of sugar, on the manufacturer websites or the product packaging.
For a mixed spin on lemonade with natural sugars, add a small proportion of 100 percent fruit juice such as pineapple, orange or pomegranate. Create a fruitier lemonade with pureed fruit, such as peaches, raspberries or blueberries. Replace 1 cup of water with cranberry, orange or grapefruit juice. Be sure to adjust the sugar based on the type of fruit you add.
Make ginger lemonade with peeled, thin-sliced ginger root boiled for about 15 minutes with the lemonade ingredients and allow the lemonade to chill for an hour. Garnish with a small piece of candied ginger on the glass rim.
Tips For Making Lemonade
Mix the sugar in one cup of hot water to dissolve the sugar quickly and thoroughly. If you use this tip, add only five cups of cold water to the pitcher.
Cover the pitcher and refrigerate the lemonade until you’re ready to serve. This will ensure the lemonade stays fresh and does not absorb the aromatics of other foods in the refrigerator such as onions or garlic.
To stave off bitterness, add a pinch of salt to the lemonade if the lemonade has a strong aftertaste. This tip will help to balance the flavor profile of the lemonade.
If you’re one of those struggling to slim down and get rid of that unhealthy belly fat, here’s a natural home remedy, perhaps, one of the best Ayurvedic drinks, that will boost your weight loss.
New Delhi: Excess belly is fast becoming a problem for women as much as it is for the menfolk. A growing pot belly not only makes you look bad but it’s a potential health threat, increasing your risk of various serious conditions such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver, and certain cancers. Many people trying to shed those extra pounds feel that losing visceral fat is so difficult. While a healthy diet and active lifestyle is the best way to lose weight and keep it off, Ayurveda has amazing benefits to melt that stubborn belly fat.
Ayurveda, a holistic form of treatment which has been used in India since ancient times, presents us with a simple approach to weight loss that’s easy to follow and extremely effective. If you’re one of those struggling to slim down and get rid of that unhealthy belly fat, here’s a natural home remedy, perhaps, one of the best Ayurvedic drinks, that will speed up your weight loss journey.
Ginger, garlic and lemon tea – Ayurvedic drink to lose belly fat in 1 week
Ginger, garlic and lemon make a powerful combination that can help you eliminate unwanted fat from all parts of the body. This Ayurvedic medicine is not only amazing for losing weight but also effective for treating a wide range of ailments, ranging from cold and flu to fatty liver and high cholesterol. It is claimed that by consuming the combination of these three powerful fat-burning ingredients, you can lose a significant amount of weight in very little time.
Research has shown that ginger contains compounds called gingerols and shogaols that promote certain biological activities in your body, including improving digestion and stabilising your blood sugar levels, which boost weight loss and your health. Studies show drinking lemon water may increase your metabolism, which may lead to weight loss. Lemon juice contains high amounts of antioxidants and vitamin C, which isn’t just good for immunity but also for your weight and health.
There’s mounting evidence that garlic may aid weight loss when incorporated into a healthy, balanced diet. For instance, a 2011 study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, showed garlic may help with fat-burning. Allicin, an amino acid in garlic, has been linked to several health benefits, including lowered blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
How to make and consume Ginger, garlic and lemon tea
Making ginger, garlic and lemon tea is very simple.
- Take about 4 cloves of garlic and a small piece of giner. Just make a fine paste of these ingredients.
- Now, take 2 glasses of water in a tea pot and bring it to a boil.
- Add ginger and garlic paste to your boiling water.
- Let it boil for a few minutes, say about 5 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, place the lid on the pot and let it simmer for about 10 minutes.
- Strain the tea into a mug, and then add two teaspoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice to it.
- You can add a dash of honey for taste (optional).
Your Ayurvedic fat cutter drink is now ready to be consumed. For best results, try to drink this concoction water on a regular basis thrice a day.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.
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