Ginger Surprise

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This is one of the juices straight from my Moms Kitchen…I remember her preparing this for us during thise hot summer vacations..and it used to be such a relief for us kids coming into the house after our usual outdoor games in the hot summer sun..My mom used to prepare this juice concentrate and store it in the fridge on the very first day of our vacation.And now here I am,preparing this for my kids..I guess the cycle continues 🙂

This is a drink in which the concentrate of this juice is prepared and refrigerated and then it can be poured upto 1/4 th of a glass and diluting the rest of the glass with cold you go!!..A Cool refreshing drink!!This is also a big relief when we have unxpected guests coming over.You dont have to run to the stores to buy drinks.Just refrigerate,dilute and serve,then wait for their compliments.Thats all you have to do!! 🙂 So what are you waiting for??Try it out!!


  • Lime juice – 1 glass.
  • Water – 2 glasses.
  • Sugar – 4 glasses.
  • Ginger – 2 medium pieces.(Crushed)
  • Ice cubes/crushed ice


  1. Boil the Water and Sugar,stirring in between so that all the sugar dissolves.Whe it starts boiling,add the crushed ginger and boil for a minute and put out the flame.Allow to cool completely.
  2. Now add the lime juice to the above syrup and mix well and refrigerate.
  3. To,serve,take a glass,add 1/4 glass of the above prepared syrup/juice concentrate and then fill the rest of the glass with chilled water.Add ice cubes/Crushed Ice and a piece of lime and serve!!



This Concentrate or syrup can be used upto 1 month if refrigerated.


4 thoughts on “Ginger Surprise

    Liz said:
    July 4, 2014 at 12:32 am

    it sure does look so inviting. I wish I could sip some!!!!

      food passion and love responded:
      July 4, 2014 at 12:35 am

      Thanks dear!Do try it out!its easy peasy…once again with the addition of our common favourite – “Ginger” !!Shannu

    Traditionally Modern Food said:
    July 4, 2014 at 1:36 am

    Refreshing drink.. Ginger helps in digestion

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