Nimbu Pani / Shikanji / Indian Limeade

Nimbu pani (shikanji or shikanjvi) is an Indian-style limeade (or lemonade) made with lime (or lemon), water, salt, sugar, and a few optional spices. This refreshing Indian lemonade is super easy to make and perfect for summer.


Ingredients 3-4 lime (or lemon) 4 glasses water 4 tablespoon sugar or as per taste ¾ teaspoon black salt ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cumin powder optional ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper optional 4-5 mint leaves Ice cubes as needed

Combine lime juice, water, sugar, salt, black salt, ground pepper, cumin powder, and mint leaves in a jug. Mix well.

Taste and adjust the sugar as per your preference.

Pour ice cubes in glasses and put the nimbu paani on top. Serve immediately.

Alternatively, chill in the refrigerator and serve as needed.