Jaggery Summer Drink

Sometimes you find inspiration in the most basic ingredients. Jaggery is a part of every Indian household. It makes for a yummy sweet summer cocktail. Add a dash of vodka or black rum (old monk) and top it up with soda for fizz. Serve chilled!


  • Water
  • 2-3 Lime (Juice)
  • 2 Cups Organic Jaggery
  • Fresh Mint Leaves (Roughly Chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Pink Salt (Or Any Salt)
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Powder (Or Ginger Juice)


Prep: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes

  1. Dilute the jaggery in 200 ml of water.
  2. Add roasted cumin powder, pink salt, roughly chopped fresh mint leaves, ginger powder and mix well. This is your concentrate.
  3. In a glass, fill ice and chilled water and dilute 60 or 90 ml of the jaggery concentrate. Feel free to adjust for any flavour according to your taste.