• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 10-15 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Jal jeera or cumin seed cooler is a delicious  spicy appetizers drink for hot summers


  • Cumin seeds, roasted and ground to a powder – 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh mint leaf paste – 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh cilantro leaf paste – ½ teaspoon
  • Amchur (dried mango powder) – 1 ½  tablespoons
  • Black salt – 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice – 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  • Chilled water – 5 cups
  • Fresh mint leaves – to garnish



  1. Place a non stick small pan on medium heat.  Let it heat for 2 minutes, then add the cumin seeds and roast till well browned and fragrant.  Cool completely and grind to a fine powder.
  2. In a large jug, mix the freshly roasted cumin powder, mint paste, coriander leaf paste, dried mango powder, black salt, lemon juice and sugar.
  3. Add the chilled water and stir till all the ingredients are well blended.
  4. Garnish with fresh mint leaves, pour into individual glasses and serve chilled.


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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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