FIT Bites: How About a Glass of Ginger Ale to Cool You Down?
The beverage is easy to make and a great healthy alternative to sugary drinks you might otherwise seek comfort in.
In this episode of Fit Bites, Nitin Dixit, co-founder Greenr Cafe, shares the recipe of a ginger ale that can be easily made at home. It requires patience and investment of time, but at the end of it, what you get is a refreshing summer beverage that will definitely help you beat the heat.
To begin with, here are the list of ingredients that you require:
- Water in a bowl
- Chopped lemongrass
- Chopped ginger
- Powdered jaggery
- The first step is to pour water in a bowl.
- Take some chopped lemongrass.
- And then some chopped ginger.
- Add to it a bit of powdered jaggery.
- Once all the ingredients are together, bring them to a boil.
- Put all of it in a covered jar and now comes the patience bit - leave it in the sun for a week to ferment.
A week later...
- Put some ice in a glass.
- Take the fermented concoction and pour it in the glass.
- Add lemon juice, according to taste.
- Next comes jaggery syrup, to take the edge off the citrusy lemon.
- Mix it all together and now for the grand finale…
- Add carbonated water and serve chilled.
The beverage is easy to make and a great healthy alternative to sugary drinks you might seek otherwise comfort in.
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