First let us look at the ingredients used to prepare Jaljeera.
Rock Salt – 1 tsp
Juice of 1 Lemon
Ginger – 1 pinch
Chilled glass of water
Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
Method Of Preparation:
Mix all the items together in the glass of chilled water.Use the chopped coriander for garnishing.That is all you have to do.We are ready to taste the cool and refreshing summer drink.
Jaljeera has a lot of health benefits derived from the ingredients used.Let us see what these are:
Ginger:An excellent anti-oxidant,it is very good for digestion.It also helps to relieve nausea and motion sickness.
It is also useful during fevers,aches and colds.
Lemon:Lemon is a high source of Vitamin C.Therefore it helps boost the immunity of the body.In addition it also helps improve the texture of the skin.Being a detoxifying agent,it also helps in removing toxins from the body.Lemon also acts as a digestive.
Water:There is not much need to stress the importance of water for health.It improves the look of the skin.It is also a blood purifier and helps in the absorbing of food by the body.It also helps in preventing constipation.Drinking adequate amount of water helps in hydrating the body.
Rock Salt:Rock Salt is anti-acidic and also a digestive.It contains many important minerals which are essential for the body to function properly.
Cumin:Cumin also aids in digestion.It helps to check insomnia(sleeplessness).It aids in keeping the immunity at a high level and also treats anemia.People having respiratory disorders can benefit from consuming cumin.
Coriander:Coriander is a diuretic(one that causes frequent urination and hence one has to frequently consume lots of water).Apart from this it is a good source of fibre,magnesium ,iron and potassium.Diabetics can look at Coriander as an essential item to consume with food on a daily basis.