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Malian Ginger Juice

Prep Time:

15 mins

Cook Time:


16 Servings


About the Recipe


  • ⅓ pound fresh unpeeled ginger root, cut into 1/2-inch chunks

  • 1 ½ cups water, or as needed to cover

  • 4 large lemons, juiced

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 7 cups water, or as needed

  • 16 leaves fresh mint, crushed


Step 1

Place ginger into a blender, cover with 1 1/2 cups water, and blend until ginger is thick and pasty. Strain and squeeze juice from ginger pulp into a 2-quart pitcher, squeezing ginger mixture as dry as possible.

Step 2

Stir lemon juice and sugar into ginger juice until sugar has dissolved. Pour 7 cups water into mixture, stir to combine, and serve garnished with crushed mint leaves.


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