A Refreshing Beverage That Can Beat the Heat

A Super Simple, Healthy Drink to Beat the Heat: Salted Limeade

A summer treat from India, salted limeade is a traditional, refreshing beverage. And it’s super simple to make! Serves 4!


  • 5 to 6 tablespoons of lime juice
  • ½ cup sugar, sugar substitute, agave, or your favorite sweetener
  • 4 cups ice water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tsp cumin powder (optional)
  • Mint leaves (optional)


In a large pitcher, combine the ice water, lime juice, salt, sugar, and cumin (if using). Whisk until sugar, salt, and cumin are dissolved. Pour into 4 individual glasses. Garnish with mint leaves (if using) and serve over ice.