Mojitos are part of most events and parties during summers. There is something about these tangy and minty drinks that no one ever seems to say no to. I always serve my guests some kind of drink when they arrive. This not only helps them to freshen up, hydrate and chill before the party begins, but I believe starting to eat dehydrated has bad effects on the digestive system. People tend to start eating without beginning with some kind of hydrating source and drink more while and after finishing which is not good for health.
Mojito is traditionally an alcoholic drink that has punch of vodka/rum and topped with fizzy soda. But, I can assure you that non alcoholic version of this is as delicious and much healthier, even kids can enjoy it. It will also aid in digestion and cool down the body temperature. What’s not to like?
So, here’s the recipe and I hope you will like it as much as I do!! Relish a cold glass and serve to your guests as well.
I also posted a recipe on healthy party food series and this one is a true winner with kids and adults.
THE UNUSUAL WATERMELON AND GINGER MOJITO
Serves-4 Tall Glasses
45-48 Fresh Mint leaves
1 1/4 CUP of Fresh Watermelon Juice
1/4 CUP of Watermelon Cubes
8 TSP of Brown Sugar/ 10 TSP of Honey
1 TSP of Black Pepper Powder
1 1/2 INCHES of Fresh Ginger
1 1/4 CUP of Water
Ice Cubes (Optional)
Lemon Slices (Optional)
In a pitcher, add mint leaves, crushed black pepper, ginger and small slices of lemon. Muddle well to release the flavours.
Add fresh watermelon juice. In another bowl add lemon juice and sugar/honey, stir well and let it sit until the sugar/honey dissolves completely.
Add lemon juice and sugar/honey mixture to the pitcher. Add chilled water/soda and serve.
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