Let’s welcome this summer with some home made squash. During summers, I prepare squashes and syrups like lemon, grapes, orange etc.This lemon squash recipe does not contain citric acid and sodium benzoate. An easy lemon squash without preservatives and additives.
Lemon juice - 1 cup or 500 grams -
Sugar - 2 cups or 500 grams -
Water - 1 cup
Heat 1 cup of water in a pan and add 2 cups of sugar on a low flame.
Stir continuously so that the sugar dissolves.
The sugar solution should be sticky when you touch it, remove from flame.
Strain the sugar solution to remove impurities.
Allow the sugar syrup to come to room temperature.
Meanwhile wash the lemons and extract the juice from the lemon.
Strain the lemon juice and add it to the sugar syrup and mix it well.(the sugar syrup should be at room temperature.)
Pour the lemon squash in a sterilized air tight bottles and refrigerate.
Home made lemon squash is ready .
Whenever you want lemon squash drink, mix 3 tbsps of squash in a glass and add water,stir well and serve with some ice cubes.
You can add I tsp of cardamom powder to the squash.Also add one or two saffron threads.
FOR STERILISING BOTTLES
Boil water in a pot and place the bottle in the boiling water for 10 minutes and allow it to dry and then pour your squash.