watermelon agua fresca recipe | mexican watermelon agua fresca recipe

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a cooling refreshing mexican drink made from watermelon.
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watermelon agua fresca recipe – here’s a refreshing and cooling mexican drink for summers – watermelon agua fresca.

watermelon agua fresca

its so refreshing and cooling that you can include this drink in your summer diet. the temperatures are soaring here. march had been pretty hot, wonder what april & may has in store .

this drink has a different consistency & taste than our regular indian watermelon juice. in this mexican drink, the watermelon juice is strained & extracted from the pulp. unlike the watermelon juice we make here where the juice has the pulp too.

watermelon agua fresca recipe

to make this mexican drink a little spiced, i added some ginger to it. this is totally optional and you can make the watermelon agua fresca without ginger.

hints of lemon, ginger in this watermelon agua fresca makes this a refreshing drink for the summers.

i used 1/2 of a large watermelon and it yielded me approx 5 glasses of juice. the aqua fresca is easy to prepare. you can serve it chilled with ice cubes. or you can chill in the fridge and then serve this drink.

watermelon agua fresca mexican

if you are looking for beverages then do check aam ka panna, sweet lassimusk melon juice, pineapple juicesweet lime juice and watermelon rose cooler recipe.

watermelon agua fresca recipe below:

watermelon agua fresca
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watermelon agua fresca

a cooling refreshing mexican drink made from watermelon.
course beverages & drinks
cuisine mexican, world
prep time 15 minutes
total time 15 minutes
servings 5 glasses
author dassana

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 4-5 cups chopped deseeded watermelon
  • 1 to 2 cups water or as required
  • ½ inch chopped ginger (adrak)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or as required
  • ice cubes (optional)
  • mint leaves for garnishing (pudina patta) - optional
  • sugar as required - optional

how to make recipe

  1. blend all the ingrendients in a blender, except the ice cubes & mint leaves.
  2. keep a large bowl or pan below a fine strainer.
  3. pour the juice on the strainer.
  4. press the pulp on the strainer with the back of a spoon so that the extra juice also filters through.
  5. discard the pulp.
  6. pour the agua fresca in glasses and serve with ice cubes.
  7. you can also chill the watermelon agua fresca in the fridge.
  8. garnish agua fresca with some mint leaves or serve plain.

recipe notes

1. the amount of water can be adjusted. since watermelon already has a high water content, you can even adjust the amount of water to be added.
2. adding sugar is optional. add as per your requirements.

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  1. I wanna try this… 🙂