Try sugarcane juice in India

sugercane juice

You might not have thought about drinking sugarcane juice but in India it’s a very popular drink for us Indians. It’s one of the best thirst quenchers around. It’s widely available and cheap as well.

You will be able to find a sugarcane cart everywhere in India. The juice is made by crushing peeled sugarcane sticks and collecting the juice in containers. Some people would simply chew on these sugarcane sticks. As far as I know there are very little risks from drinking sugarcane juice in India. However you must consider if it’s hygienic for you or not. You can read more about it in my book here. The cost of a glass would range from Rupees 10 to 25 per glass.

sugar cane juice in india
A vendor selling sugar cane juice in India

Here are some tips when trying out sugarcane juice in India

  • Ask the vendor to empty out the container in which the juice in being extracted. This way you know that you will get freshly squeezed juice.
  • You can ask the vendor to clean the glasses once again if you aren’t convinced it’s clean.
  • You could take the juice in your own glass or container.
  • Some vendors add salt to the juice, you might wish to avoid it.

Watch sugarcane being extracted 

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23 thoughts on “Try sugarcane juice in India

  1. Sugarcane juice is very good in summers. It helps in killing heat. Sugarcane juice should be taken with mint. We should add pinch of black salt. Taking this in summers will help maintain salt and sugar looses of body due to sweat.
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  2. i read your post.Sugarcane is a popular drink during summers is because it gives an instant kick of energy and quenches the thirst. Sugarcane juice is good source of glucose which as we know, helps to re-hydrate the human body and gives it a boost of energy.nice post

  3. well i read your post The reason Sugarcane is a popular drink during summers is because it gives an instant kick of energy and quenches the thirst. Sugarcane juice is good source of glucose which as we know, helps to re-hydrate the human body and gives it a boost of energy. nice post

  4. Hi Shalu, It is an informative post Because sugarcane juice is great in summers when we are experiencing burning heat. It’s also very tasty as well as satisfying. Thanks for your valuable post.

  5. very interesting blog. i like ‘this looks interesting. i think i should plan my Goa trip asap and try sugarcane juice there. Hopefully next month

  6. Awesome blog..! Sugarcane juice is medicine drink when The yellowish appearance of skin or Jaundice then mostly doctors prefer sugar cane juice to beat body heat. pls share more information related to health. thanks

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