Shikanji is a famous drink from northern part of is actually nimbu pani spiced with roasted cumin powder. The black salt gives a punch to this drink..
Its best served chilled,a must to beat summer heat.


1 Lemon.

2 Glasses Water.

1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder.

1/8 tsp Rock salt.

2 tbsp Sugar.

2 tsp Sabja Seeds soaked in water for 10 minutes.(optional)

Few sprigs of Mint.(optional)

Some Ice Cubes.


Cut the lemon in to two.

Take 2 glasses of a water in a bowl

With a lemon juice squeezer, squeeze the juice directly into the water.

Add black salt, sugar and jeera powder.

Stir till the sugar dissolves.

Pour the shikanji in glasses. Add ice cubes,mint springs and soaked sabja seeds.

Serve immediately or chill futher in refrigerator and then serve.

Happy Cooking!!!


Published by Sameera's Kitchen

A little blog about ordinary and extra ordinary cooking that I do on daily basis for me and my loving family,I am a working woman pursuing an exiting career in aviation industry,with a ten year old kid.. with whatever little time I have spare in my hand after doing day to day chores......I utilise it for cooking and baking......It refreshes me completely.

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