A Refreshing Drink To Welcome You All

Vegetarian
Vegan
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Low Fod Map
Health score
36%
A Refreshing Drink To Welcome You All
45 min.
6
43kcal
8.87%sweetness
17.52%saltiness
100%sourness
84.04%bitterness
8.84%savoriness
7.2%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • cups mint leaves fresh
  • large optional: lemon 
  •  sugar 
  • liter water 
  • 0.5 teaspoon ginger freshly grated
  • pinch purple gel food coloring green (food grade)

Equipment

    Directions

    1. Pick the mint leaves and wash it in running water.
    2. Clean and grate the ginger.
    3. Heat water in a vessel and add sugar to it.
    4. Let the sugar dissolve; filter the sugar syrup with a thin muslin cloth.
    5. Boil it further on medium heat till the syrup becomes a bit thick, about 20 minutes. Take off heat and cool the syrup.
    6. Now add the mint leaves, grated ginger and juice of lemons. Leave it aside for 4-5 hours to let the mint flavor seep into the syrup.
    7. Add green color if required.
    8. Store the concentrate in a clean glass bottle.
    9. To make the drink, pour about 1 tbsp. of the concentrate and add water to suit your taste.
    10. Top it with crushed ice and serve the refreshing Minty-lemony drink.

    Nutrition Facts

    Calories43kcal
    Protein11.46%
    Fat6.87%
    Carbs81.67%

    Properties

    Glycemic Index
    18.43
    Glycemic Load
    1.92
    Inflammation Score
    -7
    Nutrition Score
    7.7886956521739%

    Flavonoids

    Eriodictyol
    27.71mg
    Hesperetin
    31.66mg
    Naringenin
    0.59mg
    Apigenin
    0.81mg
    Luteolin
    3.95mg
    Kaempferol
    0.03mg
    Myricetin
    0.54mg
    Quercetin
    1.23mg

    Taste

    Sweetness:
    8.87%
    Saltiness:
    17.52%
    Sourness:
    100%
    Bitterness:
    84.04%
    Savoriness:
    8.84%
    Fattiness:
    7.2%
    Spiciness:
    0%

    Nutrients percent of daily need

    Calories:42.6kcal
    2.13%
    Fat:0.47g
    0.72%
    Saturated Fat:0.08g
    0.5%
    Carbohydrates:12.49g
    4.16%
    Net Carbohydrates:8.27g
    3.01%
    Sugar:2.87g
    3.19%
    Cholesterol:0mg
    0%
    Sodium:15.17mg
    0.66%
    Protein:1.75g
    3.51%
    Vitamin C:62.02mg
    75.17%
    Fiber:4.23g
    16.91%
    Vitamin A:660.96IU
    13.22%
    Manganese:0.21mg
    10.46%
    Iron:1.41mg
    7.84%
    Folate:29µg
    7.25%
    Calcium:69.56mg
    6.96%
    Potassium:235.09mg
    6.72%
    Copper:0.12mg
    5.82%
    Magnesium:22.38mg
    5.59%
    Vitamin B6:0.11mg
    5.3%
    Vitamin B1:0.06mg
    3.7%
    Vitamin B2:0.06mg
    3.62%
    Phosphorus:28.29mg
    2.83%
    Vitamin B5:0.26mg
    2.56%
    Vitamin B3:0.37mg
    1.83%
    Zinc:0.25mg
    1.66%
    Vitamin E:0.16mg
    1.08%
    Source:Foodista