Lemons – 10
Sugar -1/2 kg
Raisins or sultanas -250grams
Water – 1 liters
Yeast -1 tsp
Wash lemons and wipe it with a kitchen tissue or clean cloth.
With a citrus peeler or vegetable peeler thinly peel the lemon zest without the white part. Extract the juice from the lemons and keep aside.
Boil sugar, water and lemon zest in a big vessel and let the mixture to cool.
When the mixture becomes lukewarm, add lemon juice, raisins, yeast and transfer the mixture to a sterilized glass bottle / bharani, cover it and leave for 12 days stirring daily.
After 12 days, strain the mixture through a cheese / muslin cloth in to a clean dry bottle.
Keep this again for 30 days untouched. After 30 days strain the wine again, pour it in to clean dry bottles.
This wine improves greatly with keeping it for at least 2-3 months.