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Lemonade Concentrate

lemon juice syrup

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

Lemon juice is given as welcoming drink in most of the tamilian houses.It is a thirst quencher & great drink in summer.My mom prepares & store it in fridge for 2 mnths.

Ingredients vegetarian 10 servings

    • 20 lemons (1 cup lemon juice)
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1/2 cup water



    1. Wash and wipe the lemons.
    2. Roll it between palms.Put in hot water for few minutes.Cut it into half..
    3. Squeeze the lemons & extract atleast 1 cup of juice out of it.Strain it to remove the seeds.
    4. Heat a kadai, pour water and add sugar.
    5. Make it to string consistency.
    6. Remove it from fire.allow it to cool for some time.
    7. Add lemon juice to the sugar syrup.
    8. Store it in a sterilized bottle in fridge.u can keep for months.
    9. As and when guest comes,just take 2 tsp of the syrup and add it to 1 cup of water in a container and stir it.
    10. Check for the sweetness.
    11. Pour the syrup in the glass cup.Add ice cubes and serve chill.
    12. Keep a lemon slice for garnishing.

    Note:some add pinch of salt while serving the juice.Lemon nos.may be added or reduced depending on the size of it.but it should be 1 cup lemon juice.can add lemon zest for flavour.



    Dear Raje..... A very Healthy drink . Thank U . Lemon is rich source of Vitamin A , B1, B2 , B3 B6 , B12, Vitamin C , D , E , K and folate. Contains Minerals like Calcium , Copper , Potassium , Phosphorous , Iron , Selenium and Zinc . Boosts the Immune system and improve the body's resistance against infection . Blood purifier , Liver Stimulant , Lowers high Blood pressure , Control Constipation , Helps to prevent Diabetes , Osteoarthritis , Cold nd Flu and Urinary tract infection . Helps in Weight loss , Lowers cholesterol and keep skin healthy .


    Thank U so much..... I've been hunting for dis recipe so long .



    three things that may turn the syrup bitter,1.if the lemons are not washed and wiped 2.squeezed toomuch.3.when it is hot syrup u could have poured. as and when u took squeezed did u taste if its bitter or not.i made it now also its good.please try.


    hey rajeswari...i stored the prepared syrup but it turned bitter when i took it our for use...can u tell what must have went wrong?