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Summer recipe: How to make Daab Shikanji at home

May 09, 2018 16:00 IST

Rediff reader and food blogger Sangita Agarwal shared this traditional summer recipe. You can share yours too!

Daab Shikanji

Daab Shikanji

Yield: 2
Cooling time: 4 hours
Total time: 5 minutes


  • 2 tbsp tender coconut chopped
  • 500 ml tender coconut water (2 coconuts)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  • Keep the whole daab (tender coconut) in the fridge for 4 to 6 hours. Make the drink just before serving.
  • Take out the soft creamy coconut and chop fine and set aside.
  • In a pitcher, combine the coconut water, lemon juice and sugar together.
  • Stir to mix well.
  • Pour in the glasses and garnish with chopped coconut.
  • Serve immediately.


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Sangita Agarwal