Masala shikanji recipe | How to make masala shikanji | Nimbu pani recipe

Masala shikanji recipe – an indian lemonade drink made of fresh mint leaves,lemon juice,shikanji masala and soda. This refreshing masala shikanji popularly known as nimbu pani in india. In this post, you will learn how to make masala shikanji? masala shikanji recipeIf you want to impress your guest with quick refreshing drink then try this sweet and spicy shikanji or shikanjivi recipe.

This hommade masala shikanji recipe is the best for your summer drink recipes, that you can easily make at home.


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What is masala shikanji?

Masala Shikanji ” also known as ” Nimbu Pani ” is the most popular indian lemonade drink during summer days . This spicy masala shikanji made of fresh mint leaves, sprite, lemon juice, and homemade shikanji masala.


How to make shikanji masala ?

To prepare tasty masala shikaji recipe the most important ingredient is homemade shikanji masala.This shikanji masala consists of roasted cumin powder,coriande powder,black salt, normal salt, black pepper and chaat masala powder.


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Tips to make best masala shikanji recipe


  • Fresh Mint Leaves: To prepare this refreshing drink always use fresh mint leaves from the market, or if you have excess mint leaves just store them in the refrigerator with wet cloths. 


  • Shikanji Masala: Before preparing masala shikanji must ready shikanji masala in advance,such that you can quickly serve it to your guest.


  • Must Muddle: Don’t forget to muddle mint leaves and spices for some time with a spoon because in this way it gives a fresh aroma in the masala shikani or nimbu pani.


  • Sprite: If you like fuzz in your homemade lemonade drink use sprite in it instead of chilled water.


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How to make masala shikanji?

Here, the complete preparation of masala shikanji recipe  using a few ingredinets available from your pantry

so, let’s make it now.


Making masala shikanji recipe


1. At first, place 8 to 10 fresh mint leaves or pudina leaves in a glass.

add fresh pudina leaves in glass


2.Then squeeze 1/2 lemon juice.

squeeze lemon juice


3.After that sprinkle 2 tsp salt.

sprinkle salt


4.Now sprinkle 1/2 tsp black pepper powder.

sprinkle black pepper powder


5.Also add 1 tsp coriander powder.

add coriander powder


6. Next, add 1 tsp roasted cumin powder.

add roasted cumin powder


7. Then add 1 tsp black salt in it.

add black salt


8. Finally muddle them together with a spoon for 2 min such that fresh mint leaves generates mint flavor.

muddle them together


9. Now add 8 to 10 ice cubes in this glass.

add ice cubes in glass


10. Finally pour sprite to this glass.

pour sprite in glass


Note: You can see i don’t use any sugar in this drink because sprite has sugar in it. If you are using any soda then sprinkle 1 tbsp powder sugar in the drink.


11. Now quickly stir the mixture and serve it immediately to your guest.

stir quickly and serve imeediately


Masala Shikanji Recipe Card

Here is a quick overview of all the masala shikanji ingredients including quick step by step preparation of the nimbu pani with sprite shown in the recipe card.

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Masala Shikanji Recipe ( Nimbu Pani )

masala shikanji recipe , nimbu pani , masala soda

This homemade masala shikanji recipe is the best refreshing drink usually made during summer or various parties.This shikanji also known as nimbu pani made with fresh mint leaves,lemon, shikanji masala and soda.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


Ingredients For Masala Shikanji

  • 8 to 10 fresh mint leaves [ Pudina Leaves]
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • 2 tbsp powder sugar [optional]
  • 8 to 10 ice cubes
  • 1 liter chilled water to fill the glass [ Sprite ]


how to make masala shikanji recipe?

  1. To make best masala shikanji recipe first add fresh mint leaves or pudina leaves in a glass.
  2. Squeeze lemon juice in it.
  3. After that sprinkle a teaspoons of salt , black pepper powder, coriander powder.
  4. Next, add a few teaspoons of roasted cumin powder, black salt in it
  5. Finally muddle them together with a spoon for 2 min such that fresh mint leaves generates mint flavor.
  6. Now add 8 to 10 ice cubes in this glass.
  7. Finally pour sprite to this glass.
  8. Now quickly stir the nimbu pani mixture and serve it immediately to your guest.


Masala Shikanji Recipe Note

  1. If you use sprite don't need to add sugar because sprite has sugar in it.
  2. Use chilled water or sprite to fill the glass.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 71Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 2350mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 0gSugar 17gProtein 0g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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