- 350 g sugar
- ¼ cup mint leaves - chopped
- 450 ml water
- 6 limes - juiced
- ice cubes
Mint lime fizz is an ideal summer drink to keep the body cool and hydrated. It helps to replenish the water that is lost due to excessive sweating. The traditional nimbu paani is modified by the addition of soda and mint to make it all the more refreshing! An incredibly citrusy and bubbly drink that is truly divine in the scorching heat of the summers. Get ready for a blast of mint and lime fizz! The drink packs in the goodness of mint and lime juice
If you prefer a healthier option, you can replace sugar with honey. The drink will soothe the stomach. Mint is very rich in nutrients and packs in fiber, vitamin A, manganese, iron, and folate. It is a powerful remedy for indigestion and gas. Mint also increases the secretion of bile. It has powerful antioxidant properties. It also has anti-inflammatory compounds. Mint can help relieves allergies as well and is a natural decongestant. It is believed that inhaling the aroma of mint can also promote brain function.
Limes and lemons hail from the same family. They are both rich in vitamin C. Lime also helps improve digestion and is known to promote weight loss. Lime is also known to boost the activity of the immune system as well. It can also reduce the risk of cancer.
How to make Mint Lime Fizz
Mint lime fizz is a signature drink for the summers as it is easy to make and is simply bubblicious! Did you know that the word “mint” derives its name from “Menthe”, a Greek mythical character! Mint comes in numerous varieties which include peppermint and spearmint. The most popular variants of mint include apple mint, mountain mint, Morrocan mint, and basil mint.
Mint is used in both dried and fresh forms. It is used in shaving gels, inhalers, and toothpastes as well. Mint syrup is also used in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Mint has also been found in ancient Egyptian tombs. Most of the world’s peppermint and spearmint comes from the US, which accounts for 70% of these.