A hot summer day is magnified tenfold in India. The sun, once a trusted ally, is now a vengeful god charring its antlike populace. Don’t worry he’ll calm down in a while. But till he does, what respite does a mortal have against the might of distant nuclear fusion of a main-sequence star that constantly turns hydrogen into helium*? The answer descends from the heavens in the form of Jaljeera – The perfect infusion of cumin, lemon juice, black pepper and rock salt that functions both as an electrolyte and an appetizer. Perfect for those summer days, those heavy meals, those elaborate family functions. Actually, you don’t need a reason to drink Jaljeera, you just need to be.
*What? We paid attention in school.