IINimbu Pani (Lemonade) II


  • 4 juicy Lemons
  • 8 cups water
  • 10 dates (pitted and halves)
  • 1/3rd cup Honey


  • Cut the lemons in halves crosswise, remove the zest from 6 of the halves and squeeze out the juice. Slice the remaining lemons into thin rounds.
  • Place the water and the dates in a sauce pan and gently boil for ten Minutes. Add the zest and boil for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the honey, lemon juice & lemon slices, and set aside, loosely covered, for 8-12 hours.
  • Strain through a muslin lined sieve.
  • Served chilled.