watermelon agua fresca
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watermelon agua fresca

a cooling refreshing mexican drink made from watermelon.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: beverages & drinks
Cuisine: mexican, world
Servings: 5 glasses
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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

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.