What makes this recipe easy is that it only requires two ingredients: cucumber and lemon. Cucumber lemonade is a great way to enjoy your summer and no-hassle since fresh cucumbers and lemons are easily available in this season. 

Here’s how cucumber lemonade can be prepared in 15 minutes. 

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber
  • 7-8 lemon
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups chilled water 
  • Mint leaves for garnishing

Methods

  • First, start with peeling and cutting the cucumber in half. Remove the seeds from the cucumber. 
  • Roughly chop the cucumber and make a puree in a blender. Strain the excess water from the cucumber puree using a fine-mesh sieve.
  • Now, take a saucepan for making sugar syrup. Add water and sugar to a saucepan and heat over medium flame. Cook until the sugar gets dissolved. Turn off the gas and allow it to cool. 
  • Add lemon juice, cucumber puree and chilled water in the sugar syrup.  Shake well.  Taste the lemonade, if it requires more sugar syrup. 
  • Refrigerate the lemonade for 15 minutes and serve chilled. 
  • Use thin lemon slices and mint leaves to garnish. 
  • You can also put the lemon slices, sliced cucumbers, and ice cubes in the glass.

Alternative ingredient: 

  • You can use honey instead of sugar.
  • If you want to make this drink alcoholic, add half a cup of vodka to it. This cucumber lemonade will give a wholesome taste after mixing vodka. 
  • You can also use chia seeds for garnishing. 
  • To make this lemonade extra healthy, add ginger juice to it.  The antioxidants present in ginger can help you with weight loss and hypertension. 

Make this refreshing drink today and enjoy it with your family.