Friday, July 12, 2013

Minty lime cooler

Ingredients (serves for 4):

lime zest - 1 tsp (zest is the outer peel of the fruit, no white pith attached. You can remove the zest from the fruit using shredder or just peel off using an ordinary potato peeler)
sugar - 3/4 cup (1 cup size = 150 ml)
fresh squeezed lime juice - 1/2 cup 
mint - 3 big sprigs
water - 4 cups
ice cubes


  • Mix lime zest, mint, sugar and 1 cup water in a vessel. 

  • Bring it to boil in high flame and then remove from the heat after 1 minute. 
  • Let it cool for 30 minutes
  • Take out the mint leaves from the syrup.
  • Combine this syrup with lime juice and 3 cups of water.
  • Serve over ice in glasses garnished with lime wheel and mint leaves.
  • You can refrigerate for up to 1 week. 

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