Fresh Lemongrass and Ginger Drink


I disappeared from blogosphere for yet another week..
But this time I had a real good bad reasonL
I was diagnosed of an unnecessary growth in my nose..
And we had to spend quite a lot of time in hospital doing tests after tests to identify the root cause.
The worst phase was the 3 days when we had to wait for my biopsy results
Man…that was my longest weekend!! And probably the only time I felt weekend was too long and we just want it to be over.
I can’t pen down the feelings we went through during those 3 days..
When you realize you are this close to one of the most dreadful disease..And your life might never be the same again!
Thank to God and to my family for all their prayers...It was not what we feared and I felt soo relieved when doc called me to tell the test results

Needless to do say there was not much cooking happening in my kitchen recently.

Anyways we are back to the routine now and I was on a cooking spree this weekendJ
Now back to today’s recipe.. Lemon Grass and Ginger drink
If you are a Thai cuisine admirer like me you sure must have tried this refreshing drink!
I must say this cooling and refreshing drink is the perfect accompaniment to the hot Thai foodJ
You can try the hot version and it’s an excellent remedy for Cold and flu.

Lemon Grass and Ginger drink
4 Cups water
4 Lemongrass stalks
½ inch Ginger
50 gms Rock sugar/increase as per your taste
Bring the water to boil
Clean the lemon grass and peel off the first 2-3 layers.
Lightly pound the think end of the lemon grass stalks and add to the water
Pound the ginger lightly and add to water
Add the sweetener of your choice and bring to boil
Cover and let it simmer for 20 minutes


  1. I know what it is to wait for the tests Ramya. it's good to know that you are altight. The drink looks absolutely refreshing and yummy. I wish I could get hold of lemon grass right now.

  2. Refreshing and healthy drink.. thanks for sharing !!
    Indian Cuisine

  3. Yummy and tempting recipe.. looks super perfect.. :)

  4. delicious dear..U have made it perfectly..Love to make this..

    Do visit my blog too

  5. Thank God you are okay. Having gone through the trauma once I come close to knowing what you have gone through. But all well and you are fine.thats something to rejoice.
    Lovely drink dear
    Its okay if you delete this comment.

  6. refreshing drink......will to try it for sure

  7. Very refreshing and delicious looking drink. Wonderfully prepared.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  8. Luv the lemon grass drink and the pleasant color

  9. gud 2 know that everythin is okay now..nice drink...take care dear

  10. Very refreshing drink, love it..take care Ramya.

  11. That is very scary Ramya and I thank GOD that you are alright, sweetie! very relieved - Staying cool with that refreshing drink is a good idea - God bless! priya

  12. Delicious and healthy drink.You have a nice blog, do visit mine when time permits

  13. Prefect thirst quencher, lovely refreshing drink:)

  14. I do not have lemon grass stalks can it be sub with the leaves. I have a very bad cold have a yearning for this.

  15. Thank you all
    @ Archana: Go ahead and use the Lime leaves and add the ginger as well.Hope you get well soon

  16. I love the lemongrass and the combined with ginger, sounds very refreshing!

  17. Slurp,,,this looks so refreshing,.

  18. My dear search for mango ginger brought me to your pages. Wonderful to meet you here in this blog world where i am also a family member to you. A tests and medical report was a phase in life which has passed .There was collective prayer moments which was done and God did answered you . will try out your lemon grass drink..... and we tried Thai food since we are the ardent loves of original chines food, yet we didn't relish the Thai food. Again wonderful to meet you and greet you in the blog world.



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