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Nimbu Paani (Lemon Water) Recipe

  • 8 cups of Water
  • 4 Juice Lemons (Nimbu)
  • 1/3 cup of Honey (Shehed)
  • 10 Dates (pitted & halves)

  1. Take the lemon and cut them in halves crosswise, remove the zest from 6 of the halves and squeeze out the juice. Slice the remaining lemons into thin rounds.
  2. Place the water and the dates in a sauce pan and gently boil it for about ten minutes. Add the zest and boil for another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from heat. Stir in the honey, lemon juice and lemon slices and set aside. Loosely cover for about 8-12 hours.
  4. Then strain it through a muslin lined sieve or strainer and serve it chilled.

Serving Suggestions: Serve Well Chilled
Degree of Difficulty: Medium
Recipe Category: Cold Beverage
Recipe Ethnic Group: Pakistani

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