—Adapted from Caroline Fidanza of Little Chef, New York
- 5 1/2 cups water
- 2 teaspoons dried cardamom pods, crushed with a mortar and pestle
- 2 tablespoons ground turmeric
- 6 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
Adapted from online.wsj.com
In a small pot over medium heat, simmer 1½ cup lemon juice cups water with cardamom and turmeric until reduced by half, about 8 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher.
Mix in honey, stirring to dissolve. Stir in remaining water and lemon juice. Serve at room temperature or chilled.