mint juice or pudina sherbet recipe, how to make mint juice recipe


well, i don’t know what to call this drink…mint sherbet, mint panna or mint juice.

since the juice is made from the fresh mint leaves, i have decided to call this excellent summer cooler, mint juice.

this drink recipe was shared with us at a gathering by a friend’s mom. it is a super cooling drink and you will love it if you love mint.

i have so much of mint growing in my balcony garden. i do make a lot of mint chutneymint coriander chutney, mint pulao and also make mint chai everyday, plus also put a lot of mint in salads and rice dishes.

mint shrub

mint is one herb that grows easily. it is very easy to plant and you don’t need special seeds for it.

when you buy mint next time, after taking the leaves, preserve the stems which have roots on it.

in a pot with mud, push the mint stems with the roots inside the soil. water and wait. water everyday as it is very hot now. after some days you will see small tiny mint leaves appearing from the stems. soon they will start to flourish.

whenever you want any mint, just remove the leaves or cut the stem. you don’t have to remove the whole plant from the mud like we do for coriander or other herbs. just cut the required quantity of stem. the plant will continue to grow.

mint leaves

a few health benefits of mint:

  • mint is good for digestion.
  • it cures morning sickness and nausea.
  • it also detoxifies the body
  • mint is a good source of vitamin C, B complex vitamins and minerals like calcium, phosphorous, zinc and copper.
  • mint also has antiseptic and cleansing properties.

this mint juice also has spice powders like cumin powder which again is good for digestion plus black salt which is again good for digestion. lemon juice is added to preserve the green color of the mint.

pudina panna or mint juice

mint juice is a great detoxification drink if you are on a detox diet.

i have used jaggery to make the mint juice, hence i did not have the beautiful green color. but if you make it with sugar you will have a lovely green color drink.

a simple, healthy and refreshing drink for the summers… mint juice

mint juice or sherbet

also i would like to share with you guys, that recently i was interviewed by the indian and make up beauty blog – IMBB.

it was really a pleasure to answer the interview. i am thankful to rati and the indian make up and beauty blog team for this lovely gesture. if you would like to read the interview, it is here.

if you are into make up, fashion and beauty then do follow or read IMBB. They have plenty of tips and resources to keep yourself beautiful or handsome any day :-)

also since we are talking about mint… last but not the least… mint is good for the skin too and will give your skin a lovely glow and radiance :-)

if you are looking for more beverages then do check musk melon juicesweet lime juicewatermelon juice, black grapes juice, chaas or buttermilk recipeapple pomegranate juice and shikanji recipe

pudina sherbet or mint juice recipe below:

mint juice
mint juice – healthy and refreshing drink for summers made from fresh mint leaves.
RECIPE TYPE: beverages
CUISINE: indian
SERVES: 3 glasses
INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1.5 cups mint leaves/pudina
  • 9-10 tbsp powdered jaggery or sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp black salt
  • 1 tsp cumin powder/jeera powder
  • 3-4 tsp lemon juice
  1. remove the mint leaves from the stems. rinse in water for a couple of times
  2. add all the ingredients in a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
  3. strain the whole mixture.
  4. take ¼ amount of the strained mint juice. add ¾ amount of water. stir.
  5. add ice cubes and serve chilled mint juice.
the sweetness can be adjusted as per your preferences.

you can also add sugar or honey instead of jaggery.

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  1. mike says

    This drink is wonderful…do you have any ideas how to conservre it?I believe this could be shared and sold to like minded people

  2. Bengali mom in mumbai says

    Hey Dassana…thanks a lot for the tips on how to grow mint leaves in my backyard. I have been searching the net for info on the same, but without any effective help. And BTW nice yummy looking sherbet and great photography too! Sure gonna try this cooler !!!

  3. says

    This is just awesome a drink starring mint. I too have mint growing in my balcony garden…used up a lot of them making mojitos, it won’t be long when I will have more growing up… I would love to try this drink… though it’s raining here I’m sure I’ll make it on a sunny day.. :)

  4. suhani says

    hey Dassana..i m just slurping over the pics..too good..and ur interview was a nice one..if i were to interview u i would hv asked many more questions as u are a pleasing personality and would like to know more about u, ur belief in spirituality etc..anyways good to know ur recognition is widespread God Bless!

    • says

      thanks suhani… my recognition is not widespread. not much people know about me or my blog. but i enjoy what i do and have fun with my blogging and photography :-)

  5. Ram says

    Surely, Mint leaves goes well with many preparations and its aromatic fragrance enhances the taste and flavour to a great extent. It has also many medicinal value and is supposed to enhance the digestive capacity of the lever. It’s a coolant too and your recipefor a Mint sherbath would go a long way to beat the summer heat.

  6. says

    This sounds delicious. I grow mint, but I can’t grow enough so that I can eat it as often as I’d like — I’d need a whole row of pots and a sunnier climate.

  7. says

    That was one impressive interview! It truly reflects your personality, which actually caught my attention before your recipes.

    Your mint juice is something I want to try soon. I have mint growing in my pots like weeds. I actually planted the stems even without roots. They had withered away in winter and came back to life in Spring.