Lime Cordial is an refreshing lime juice variant which does not contain alcohol. However, due to its eccentric flavor and powerful lime punch, it is used in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
It has a simple recipe and anyone can make it without much practice or culinary skills. Fresh lime juice (concentrated), water and sugar are the main ingredients of this recipe but you may add some other ingredients to see if they blend well with the Lime Cordial juice.
You might find this simple beverage in many restaurants and juice joints but the flavor and freshness of homemade Lime Cordial will make it a delightful part of your hot summer parties.
Drinking surplus quantity of water is essential for our health but drinking plain water can be boring sometimes. You can always replace your water cups with this delicious and spunky lime juice as you can easily store a large bottle of Lime Cordial in your refrigerator.
Lime Cordial enriches our body with Vitamin C, calcium, phosphorous, potassium and other important nutrients which are essential for our overall health and wellness.
Lime Cordial also assists in digestion and vitamin C improves the texture of your skin. This juice also proves to be ideal for preventing aging of skin. Regular consumption of fresh lime cordial might also assist in weight loss but you will also have to control the sugar content of the juice.
Citric acid which is a major component of lime juice increases your fat metabolism seamlessly. The manganese and potassium content of the lime concentrate improves your heart health and controls your blood pressure as well.
While extracting fresh juice for lime concentrate, ensure that the limes are nice and warm. Squeeze and roll them for a couple of minutes before cutting them in order to obtain a higher yield of fresh lime juice.
You can also use Lime Cordial to make refreshing homemade sodas by blending them with ginger ale or club soda.
Ingredients for Lime Cordial
- 2 litres Mineral Water
- 400 gms Caster Sugar
- 175 ml Water
- 150 ml Lime Juice
- 5 nos Lime Rind five centimetre strips
How to make Lime Cordial
- Strain the lime juice and keep aside.
- Heat a pan over low flame.
- Pour the 175 ml water and add the sugar.
- Stir well until sugar has fully dissolved.
- Add the lime rinds and bring to a boil.
- Continue to boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Transfer to a large jug or vessel.
- Add lime juice and stir well.
- Strain into sterilized bottles and keep aside to cool.
- To serve, mix 1 part lime syrup with 4 parts mineral water or as per taste.