What is lemonade? Why should we drink lemonade? Well, generally lemonade is a sweetened drink prepared with lemon juice. You can add some other ingredients to make it special & delicious. You can make lemonade with any easily available flavorful fruits, spices etc along with lemon juice. It is often served with soda water to make it more enjoyable. Anybody make make this lemonade at home with those ingredients. Such homemade lemonade drinks help us to keep our body hydrated as well as refreshed. But how to make homemade lemonade with lemon juice? How do you make those lemonade step by step at home? Here is a list of 10 amazing homemade lemonade for you.
10 amazing homemade lemonade drinks
Green mango lemonade
This is something really summer special. The nice aroma of raw mango make this homemade lemonade very mouthwatering & refreshing. You can make it less sweet in taste. But in case you want to avoid extra sour taste then you can add sugar according to your taste. So green mango lover do not forget to try green mango lemonade this summer.
Cucumber lemonade is very refreshing & simple drink. Here you do not extract the juice from the cucumber directly, rather you need to boil cucumber pieces and strain it and then add sugar & lemon juice to it. Try this after keeping this inside a freezer for an hour. You just need to blend it after serving. I love to make this cucumber lemonade before having lunch and have those boiled cucumber pieces with lunch as a salad. Then one hour after lunch, I enjoy my drinks with my family. Here cucumber is used to add flavor to my drinks.
It is a popular North Indian summer drink. You can see many street food sellers are selling this wonderful drink at various corners of this region. I often saw many roadside street drink sellers used to sell these drinks during summer days. There used to be a crowd in front of those stalls during extremely hot days in Delhi. Many people will say that those are unhealthy. But it is not true. Many sellers maintain proper hygiene and serve delicious shikanjvi lemonade. I used to love those drinks many times during extremely hot days in Delhi.
Natural spicy lemonade
What is natural spicy lemonade? What does it mean? Haha! Are you thinking the same thing? Actually the first time I prepared this with a glass of sugarcane juice. I just added roasted cumin powder & pinches of chaat masala. That’s it. Actually, during summer many roaming sugarcane juice sellers use to come at our doorstep to sell that refreshing summer drink which is fresh & natural. They also often add mint leaves extracts & lemon juice to that drink. Try this simple natural & spicy homemade lemonade.
Sparkling mint lemonade
Try this amazing sparkling mint lemonade during this summer. It is really refreshing and tasty too. You just need to prepare mint extracts & sugar water Then combines this and pour glasses with that mint extracts & sugar water. Fill those glasses half and fill rest half with water and mix & serve with ice cubes.
Lemongrass is not a very popular herb in India. But still, nowadays many people start enjoying the flavor of this wonderful herb. It is used to make herbal tea. It is often used to cook rice. But I like this lemongrass lemonade most. It is is a wonderful homemade lemonade drink. It brings nice lemon flavor into the water but does not make your drink sour in taste. As a result, you need less sugar to make your homemade lemonade sweet in taste.
Still a few days back I used to avoid this drink. I do not know why? But recently I just love this drink. It is refreshing, healthy and at the same time very delicious too. Sattu contains protein, that is why this drink is a healthy one. Within a few minutes I can prepare this drink and enjoy it along with my breakfast food or even during the evening, I love to have it as a light meal.
Apple ginger lemonade
Well, apple is a winter fruit but nowadays it is available throughout the year. So if you want to prepare this during summer days then still you can make this. But I love to this drink with pakoda, fritters and other crispy & spicy deep fried stuff during winter. I would say it is an all season homemade lemonade drink.
Let’s have something super healthy. I mean let’s try moringa lemonade? Do you know what is moringa? It is drumstick (sojne in Bengali). Here moringa leaves are used to make this super drink. Moringa leaves contains several minerals & vitamins. Many people actually called it as a super food. That is why moringa leaves powder are being sold in many supermarkets. People use it to make tea or drink. But I prefer to use fresh green moringa leaves to make this healthy moringa lemonade.
How many of you like lychee? I think almost every people love this sweet juicy & flavorful fruit. I love to eat those fruits directly. But those fruits are often used to make various drinks or desserts. Did you ever try lychee lemonade? It is just awesome homemade lemonade drink. It does not need to follow many tricky steps. So you can make it very effortlessly.