Aloe Vera Lemonade With Basil seeds is a refreshing and a healthy drink appropriate for Summers

Prep Time15 mins

Total Time15 mins

Course: Beverage

Cuisine: International

Servings: 4


  • 100 g Aloe Vera gel
  • ¼ c lemon juice extracted from fresh lemons
  • ½ c Caster sugar use ¼ c maple syrup as an alternative
  • 2.5 c Cold water
  • 2 tablespoon Basil seeds
  • 10 cubes Ice to serve


  • Cut the base of the aloe vera.
  • Now trim the thorny sides using a sharp knife.
  • Using a really sharp knife, peel the green skin of the aloe vera on only one side.
  • Using a spoon, scoop out the jelly from the aloe vera.
  • In a blender, place the aloe jelly, sugar and ½ c of water and blend to a smooth puree.
  • You may choose to leave a few chunks of aloe jelly while doing this.
  • Once done, squeeze the lemons into this and add the remaining water.
  • Add 3 to 4 tablespoon water to the basil seeds and let sit for 5 mins.
  • You will find that the seeds have bloomed and become jelly like.
  • Add this to the lemonade and stir well.
  • Serve cold topping with ice cubes if desired
  • For Instant Pot & Air Fryer Recipes
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  • Disclaimer
  • Nutrition values are provided here as a courtesy and are only a rough guide. Please consult a health care provider if you have any concerns.