Jal Jeera, or jaljira, is an extremely popular summer beverage in the subcontinent made essentially from jal jeera powder. It can also be served as an appetizer. This drink can be exceptionally beneficial in the hot summers as it replenishes the lost body salts and reduces exhaustion caused by dehydration. It contains cumin which aids digestion. The mint also has a very cooling effect.
Jal jeera powder generally consists of cumin, ginger, black pepper, mint, black salt, some fruit powder (usually mango), and chili or pepper powder.
Do try out this jal jeera drink this summer…recipe available in the drinks section!=)
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