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Cherry limeade, quick easy version

Cherry limeade, quick easy version for a refreshing drink. Quick video, step by step pictures.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2


  • Blender or mixie


  • 10 cherries
  • 1 lime large
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • water as needed
  • Ice cubes for serving


How to pit cherries:

  • Clean, wash, stem the cherries. Insert a straw through the place were it was attached to the stem/ stalk.
  • The seed will come through when the straw comes out. Repeat to finish all.

To make cherry limeade

  • Place pitted cherries in blender with sugar. Puree it well.
  • Pass through metal strainer. Add approx 1 cup water and bring out all the juice through the strainer.
  • Add salt, squeeze lime. Mix well.
  • Fill half of the serving glasses ice cubes. Pour the limeade over it and serve immediately.


  • You can reduce or increase sugar as per taste.
  • Use lemon if you like to use it. Lime is green in colour, sour in nature than lemon. So adjust accordingly.
  • Sugar can be substituted with any natural sweeteners like honey.
  • Salt balances the sour/ sweet taste.
  • Since we serve with lot of ice, water quantity has to be adjusted as needed.