Nimbu Pani - Lemon - Date Beverage from India

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 12hrs 25mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    lemons, juicy (Nimbu)
  • 8
    cups water
  • 10
    honey dates, pitted and halved (Khajoor)
  • 13
    cup honey (Shahad)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the lemons in halves crosswise.
  • Remove the zest from 6 of the halves and squeeze out the juice.
  • Slice the remaining 2 lemon halves into thin rounds.
  • Place the water and the dates in a sauce pan and gently boil for 10 minutes.
  • Next add the zest and boil for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the honey, lemon juice & lemon slices, and set aside, loosely covered, for 8-12 hours.
  • Strain through a muslin lined sieve and place in fridge to chill.
  • For best results, serve in chilled glasses with no ice. .
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