How to make Jaljeera - SK Khazana -

A fantastic appetiser – it is really rejuvenating

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cumin seeds (जीरा), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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Jaljeera - SK Khazana

Jaljeera - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Jaljeera - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cumin seeds 2-3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves 10-12

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Lemons 3

  • Ice cubes as required

  • Drinking soda For topping


Step 1

Dry roast cumin seeds till fragrant and crush coarsely in a mortar with a pestle.

Step 2

Add salt, asafoetida, black salt and sugar and crush. Add ginger, mint leaves, coriander leaves and tamarind pulp and crush again.

Step 3

Halve 2 lemons and cut 1 lemon into thin slices.

Step 4

Put some cumin seed mixture into each of 4 tall glasses. Squeeze in juice of ½ lemon into each glass. Add 2-3 lemon slices and some ice cubes.

Step 5

Top with drinking soda, stir and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.