Easy and refreshing watermelon lemonade with a twist of fragrant basil.
The Best Watermelon Lemonade With Basil
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
7 mins

A healthy, refreshing, fresh watermelon lemonade made with real lemons, watermelon and fragrant basil. 

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 Glass
Author: Nandita
  • 1/4 cup Sugar Syrup* (or 2 tbsp fine sugar)
  • 1 cup Watermelon coarsely chopped
  • Few Basil Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Black Salt
  • Heart shaped watermelon slices Basil leaves for Garnish
  1. Blend together watermelon,basil, lemon juice and black salt in a blender.

  2. Sieve and keep the juice aside.
  3. In a jar or a glass, put some ice, pour sugar syrup (or fine sugar), lemon juice, basil leaves and watermelon slices.
  4. Pour the watermelon and basil juice on top and serve chilled.
Recipe Notes

For Simple Sugar Syrup*

  1. Heat together water and sugar, in equal quantities.
  2. Keep stirring in between till sugar dissolves. Take it off the heat as soon as the sugar dissolves completely.
  3. Sieve the mixture to get rid of impurities. Let the syrup cool before using.