Paanka | Lemonade | 3 Ingredients Recipe | Summertime Recipes
Paanka is a type of lemonade made in Karnataka. A refreshing summer drink that is made in abundant on Sri Rama Navami and Sri Narasimha Jayanthi and offered to people everywhere, at homes, bus shelters, public places, parks etc.. This is to show that people care about others around them in the midst of the hot and scorching summer heat. It's a one-of-a-kind tradition to care for people outside of our homes, who are thirsty and busy working and traveling around the cities and towns, to those who are running errands, etc.
Recipe goes like this :
2 cups - Cold water
4 tbsp - Lemon juice
4 tbsp - Cane Sugar (or any sweetener of your choice)
1/4 tsp - Cardamom powder (freshly ground, optional)
5-6 Strands of Kesari (Saffron, optional)
Ice cubes as needed
1. In a big Mixing bowl add water and cane sugar untill the sweetner dissolves.
2. Add lemon juice and mix well.
3. Add cadamom powder and Saffron stands into the mixing bowl. Once everything is well combined. Pour it into a Juice dispenser or a carafe and Serve cold with ice cubes. This recipe serves two.