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Ginger Jaggery Lemonade

Ginger Jaggery Lemonade

Once I discovered palm jaggery, a traditional Indian sugar made from palm tree sap, I started playing around with some very fun Indian recipes. This one for jaggery lemonade simply makes me swoon. Tart, spicy, sweet, mmmm.

6 tablespoons jaggery
3 ounces fresh
ginger, crushed
1 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 cup freshly squeezed
lemon juice

Add jaggery to 4 cups of water and stir to dissolve. Add crushed 
ginger, pepper, and lemon juice. Let sit for one hour, strain, and chill

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By Melissa Breyer, Senior Editor, Care2 Healthy and Green Living

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.


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11:52AM PST on Mar 1, 2013


11:47AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

8:12AM PDT on Jul 30, 2012


8:36PM PDT on Jul 29, 2012

Sounds delightful and very tasty, an interesting recipe!

3:23PM PDT on Jul 29, 2012

I love ginger. I love ginger in so many things. Great with lemonade.... But not with Palm sap syrup...

8:50AM PDT on Jul 28, 2012


11:46PM PDT on Jul 27, 2012

Cheers :)

4:09AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Thank you!!!

11:03AM PDT on Apr 6, 2012


10:39AM PDT on Apr 6, 2012

.Interesting, thank you for sharing

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