Refreshing summer drink – sweet and spicy shaken lemonade Kulukki Sarbath is a specialty from Kerala.

This Kulukki Sarbath is a simple yet really refreshing summer cool drink – Kulukki Sarbath. The addition of basil seeds in the kulukki sarbath makes it a great option to have when you want to keep yourself hydrated for longer period of time during the summer months.

This is a sweet and spicy lemonade that is shaken before being poured out onto a large glass tumbler.

Kulukki Sarbath

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  • Sabja Seeds – 1 tsp

  • Water – 1 tbsp

  • Lemon – 1

  • Green Chilli – 1

  • Salt – a pinch

  • Sugar – 1 tbsp

  • Mint leaves – a few

  • Ice Cubes – as needed

  • Water – 1 cup


  • Add a little water to the sabja seeds and leave it aside to soak the water and swell up. Cut 2-3 small slices from the lemon and juice the remaining into a glass.
  • Slit a green chilli and add it to the glass. Add the lemon slices, salt, sugar, sabja seeds and mint leaves along with some ice into the glass.
  • Fill about ½ of the glass with water. Then cover the glass with the shaker glass and shake the mix really well. Top up the glass with water and mix and serve.
  • In case you do not have a shaker, you can add everything to a bottle and shake well and then pour into the serving glass.

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