Ganga jamuna juice is a unique juice which is a mix of orange and mosambi juice. This orange mosambi juice is very popular in north India. You can easily make this ganga jamuna juice with or without juicer at home for this summer. Healthy, refreshing and tasty drink for summer!
Fresh fruit juices are often made at home especially during summer. I like to use a blender and make these juices rather than using a juicer. Also I add very less sugar and water to our juice. However you can make this juice in juicer or even extract the juice using a handheld juicer.
We like fresh juices like pineapple juice, watermelon punch, guava juice, grape juice, mango juice during summers. I make them at home to ensure hygiene. You can check a collection of juice recipes here.
Ganga Jamuna Juice- Why The Name?
This ganga jamuna juice is a very popular juice in north India. This juice is a combination of fresh orange and mosambi juice. Mosambi also known as sweet lime pairs up beautifully with orange juice.
So why do they call it Ganga Jamuna juice? May be Ganga and Jamuna (Yamuna) are two holy rivers flowing in northern parts of India and this juice is named as it uses two fruits.
I have tasted this juice few times in Bangalore. Once I came to know the method, I ave been making this at home very often.
During season we go through lots of mosambi and orange at our home. So making this juice is very easy and a delicious way to consume fruits. As I said above I do not use a juice to just extract the juice. I blend just using a blender here.
How To Make Ganga Jamuna Juice?
This juice is a mix of orange and mosambi juice. So you can make it in many ways. You
- Extract juice from mosambi and orange, mix well.
- Peel and blend both the fruits, strain and serve
- Use a juicer.
I usually extract the juice of mosambi using a handheld juicer. The peel of mosambi is very stiff and hard to peel. It is much easier to slice and squeeze the juice.
Once you get both the juice, just mix, add sugar, salt and mix very well.
Serve with ice cubes.
Benefits Of Ganga Jamuna Juice
Mosambi juice aids in digestion and prevents constipation. Also helps in treating peptic ulcer, improves immunity. You can also have mosambi juice to induce weight loss and stay hydrated.
Fresh orange juice is an excellent source of vitamin c. It also has anti inflammatory properties, helps in detoxing and improves immunity.
So consuming Ganga jamuna juice gives you the benefits of both the juices. It is also very delicious and you can stay hydrated during harsh summer.
Top Tips To Remember
Use ripe fruits with thin inner membrane and peel. They have more juice and are sweeter.
If you are extracting juice using a handheld juicer, do not squeeze it till the last drop. The juice will turn bitter.
Add ice cubes at the time of serving otherwise the juice will be diluted.
You can a pinch of cumin powder for zing.
It is better to consume the juice immediately after preparing.
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How To Make Ganga Jamuna Juice Step by Step
Peel the oranges and slice the mosambi into two.
Extract the juice from sweet lime or mosambi using a handheld juicer. You can also peel and blend the fruit to get juice.
Peel the orange and take the segments in a blender jar. Blend smoothly and strain the juice. You can add 1/4 cup water if required.
Now mix both juice, add sugar to taste and blend again. You can also add some ice cubes and blend or add ice cubes while serving. Serve ganga jamuna juice immediately.
Ganga Jamuna Juice Recipe
Ganga jamuna juice is one unique name for a mix of orange and mosambi juice. This orange mosambi juice is very popular in north India. Here is the easy recipe for ganga jamuna juice
- 3 ripe sweet limes
- 3 ripe oranges
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- salt to taste
- 1/2 cup water optional
- ice cubes to serve
Peel the oranges. Slice the mosambi into two.
Extract the juice from sweet lime or mosambi first using a handheld juicer. You can also peel the fruit and blend.
Next peel the oranges and take the segments in a blender jar. Smoothly blend and strain the juice. Add water if needed.
Mix both the juices and add sugar. Blend well and serve with ice cubes.
You can vary the proportion of fruits as per taste
If you prefer you can leave out sugar or use cane sugar instead