Orange Ginger Cooler

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A refreshing drink from Kurma’s cookbook, "Great Vegetarian Dishes"

1⁄4 cup fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1⁄8 teaspoon finely ground cardamom seeds
2 cups hot water
1⁄3 cup honey
3 cups crushed ice
1⁄3 cup Fresh lemon juice
3 cups fresh orange juice

  1. Grind mint leaves, ginger, and cardamom to a paste with a mortar and pestle, or mince them in a food processor.
  2. Steep the pulp in the hot water for half an hour.
  3. Strain the mixture through a cloth or sieve, collect the juice, and discard the pulp.
  4. Blend mint and ginger juice and honey in a large bowl.
  5. Add ice, lemon juice, and orange juice.
  6. Serve in chilled glasses garnished with an orange ring and mint leaves.

This recipe is from Kurma Dasa's book "Great Vegetarian Dishes".


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