Coconut water Ginger Lemonade with Almond Pisin (Gum)
A jelly like natural coolant and a perfect thirst quencher will most likely be on top of your favorite beverage list for scorching summer days. Refreshing, nutritious, ultimate hydrating beverage made in just 2 steps.
Badam Pisin or Almond gum is a natural body coolant that helps reduce the body heat. This white and hard substance is an edible gum extracted from Almond tree. It is widely taken along with Nannari sarbath or Jigarthanda. Children can consume these natural and healthy jellies rather than the artificial jello's. For those living in abroad, you will find it on amazon as "Almond Gum" or "Badam Pisin" (high-priced).
Almond resin/gum or Badam pisin is a good home remedy for dysentery, helps cure mouth or stomach ulcers and has cholesterol lowering properties. Also, prevents heartburn and acidity. Do not consume on daily basis as it can increase weight gain.
Young coconut water is a natural energy and sports drink that contains all 5 essential electrolytes - potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium and phosphorus. It is low in fat, sugar and aids in digestions and has anti-viral/ anti-fungal properties. Always drink directly from fresh young coconut if easily available.
Lemons are rich in antioxidants and vitamin c which boosts the immune system and protects against the inflammation associated with arthritis.
Ginger is an electrolyte balance with its rich potassium, magnesium and manganese. Relieves gastrointestinal distress, inflammation and migraine caused due to stress. Encourages normal blood circulation and prevents symptoms of motion sickness.
Natural raw honey has antioxidant and aids in wound healing.
- Coconut water - 1 1/2 cups
- Lemon - 3 teaspoons
- Ginger Juice - 2 teaspoon or Ginger(grated) - 1 teaspoon
- Raw Honey - 2 tablespoons or Sugar - 2 teaspoons (adjust to your taste)
- Almond Resin or Gum/ Badam Pisin - 3 granules (used 6 tablespoons of bloomed)
- Water - 1 cup (to soak the almond gum)
- Mint leaves for garnish