Jal Jeera

Jal Jeera

From   Tea Time

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Beverage

Type: Fusion

Jal jeera is a favourite drink of most Indians – it’s not only tasty it also is good for digestion


  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Roasted cumin seeds, crushed 1 tsp + to sprinkle
  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 small bunch
  • Fresh mint leaves 10 to 12
  • Green chillies 2
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsps
  • Ice cubes as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Black salt ½ tsp
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Salty boondi for garnish


  • Put coriander leaves, mint leaves and green chillies in a blender jar. Add lemon juice and ice cubes and blend to a fine paste.
  • Transfer the paste into a large bowl, add cumin powder, crushed cumin seeds, salt, black salt and chaat masala and mix well.
  • Add 1 ltr water and mix well. Add ice cubes and boondi and mix well.
  • Pour the jal jeera into tall serving glasses.
  • Garnish the rim of each glass with a lemon slice, sprinkle some roasted crushed ground cumin seeds and serve chilled.