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Sweet-Sour Sherbet Recipe

Sweet-Sour Sherbet is a popular Indian Drink
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Drink Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Chilled or Frozen Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Orange juice
  • 1 cup - Grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 cup - granulated Sugar
  • 2 cups - water
  • 1 tsp - Lemon rind, finely grated
  • 1 tbsp or more - icing Sugar as required
  • How to Make Sweet-Sour Sherbet:

    1. Check that there are no seeds in the juices. Strain, if required.
    2. Boil sugar and water, without stirring, till it starts boiling.
    3. Reduce heat, simmer for 5 mins.
    4. Remove from fire, allow to cool to room temperature.
    5. Mix in lemon rind, lemon juice, orange juice and grapefruit juice.
    6. Check for sweetness, add icing sugar as required after tasting mixture.
    7. Set mixture in lidded container in freezer, till softly set.
    8. Remove from freezer and beat till smooth, but do not allow to melt.
    9. Return to container, refreeze.
    10. Beat again and return to freezer, till well set.
    11. Serve in scoops, garnishing with candied lemon, orange peels, or mint sprigs.


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