On my recent trip to visit my family in Jakarta Indonesia, I took the opportunity to stop in Dubai to meet my good friend from college Dina. During a few hours we were together Dina took me to an Arabic sea food restaurant. The food was undeniably delicious but what kept in my mind was the 'mint lemonade'. I can't help but to have 2 glasses of this fresh delicious drink. Perfect for a hot humid Dubai weather at the time.
Dina and I.
The Mint Lemonade Dina introduced me at an Arabic restaurant called Sammach.
So now that I am home; I searched and found the recipe and tried it out for myself. The result is just as good or even better. I think I found my perfect summer drink; 'mint lemonade'. And so far I drink this almost every day since I got home 9 days a go.
So here is the recipe.
For one standard size glass
~ 1 lemon
~ 3 sprigs of mint leaves
~ 1/3 cup sugar syrop
~ Ice cubes
1. Take the juice out of the lemon. 2. Put the mint leaves in a blender and pour the lemon juice. 3. Pour the sugar syrop. 4. Put 3 or 4 small ice cubes. 5. Run the blender to chop the ice then liquify it. 6. Pour into a glass. 7 Put more 5 ice cubes. Ready to serve. Note: adjust the taste accordingly.
For the Syrop.
I just eye ball the amount of granulated sugar.
Boil some water and put some amount of granulated sugar and wait until dissolve. Cool down and pour in the container and store in the refrigerator for when ready to use.
If you try this out, please let me know what you think about this drink.
Thank you so much!