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Virgin Mojito is the most favourite drink for the non- alcoholics as the perfect blend of the flavors of mint and lemon rejuvenates the sense and makes you feel refreshed and calm in just seconds.
Ingredients for Virgin Mojito:
- Half cup of soda
- 2 table spoons of lemon juice
- 12 mint leaves
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- 1 cup of water
- Ice cubes as preferred
- 1 lemon wedge
- Salt as required
Method of preparation:
Take a large saucepan and put it on a medium flame. Add water into the saucepan and bring it to boil. Once the water gets boiled, get down the pan from the flame.
Add the mint leaves to the boiled water and cover the pan with a lid letting the flavour of the mint to get infused in the water for about 3 minutes.
Strain the liquid and store it in a container
Take a bowl and add lemon juice, sugar and salt and mix the ingredients well until the sugar gets dissolved. Once the sugar is dissolved, add this mix into the liquid that has been kept aside after straining from the mint leaves.
Add soda and ice cubes into the solution of the mint water and the lemon and give it a stir.
Transfer it to a serving glass and garnish it with mint leaves and lemon wedges
Serve the virgin mojito cold immediately!
By Shrithika Kushangi