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Cumin Seed Cooler (jaljeera) (india)

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Dressings, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons 60mlWhole tamarind - (soaked in 1 1/3 cups of water)
2 1/2 cups 592mlWater
6 tablespoons 90mlJaggery - , grated, *1
1 teaspoon 5mlCayenne powder
1 teaspoon 5mlRock salt
2 teaspoons 10mlCumin powder - (dry-roasted)
4 tablespoons 60mlMint leaves
4 tablespoons 60mlCoriander leaves - , chopped

Recipe Instructions

PREPARATION: 1. Squeeze the thick juice from the soaked tamarind and discard the pith and fibers. 2. Add the water to dilute then stir in the jaggery, salt, cayenne, rock salt and cumin powder and blend completely. 3. Chill thoroughly. 4. Before serving, add the mint and coriander leaves and serve ice-cold. NOTES: *1: Jaggery or Gur is dehydrated sugar can juice. The closest equivalents are brown or Demerara sugar. NOTE: A warm, dusky evening is the best time to have this fresh, sweet-sour drink.

Indian Spice Kitchen, Monisha Bharadwaj


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