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  • Ingredients (american measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 tbsp seedless tamarind - for a pronounced more sourness, you can add 1/2 tbsp of more tamarind.
  • 3/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 or 1.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 or 1 tsp amchur/dry mango powder
  • seeds removed from 1 black cardamom (optional)
  • a pinch of asafoetida (optional)
  • 1 tbsp boondi
  • 1/2 or 1 tsp chaat masala powder (optional)
  • black salt or rock salt as required



Step 1

rinse the mint leaves.
also rinse the tamarind ball.
first blend all the ingredients except boondi and chaat masala in ½ or ¾ cup water till smooth.
then strain through a strainer
add 3-4 cups of chilled water to the strained mixture or as required
keep in the fridge or serve chilled jaljeera.
add boondi and a pinch of chaat masala to jaljeera while serving.

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