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Lamugine | Spicy West African Ginger Drink in a cup with a slice of lime

Warming Lamugine | West African Ginger Drink

Abi Olayiwola
Delicious and spicy drink to keep you warm on cold days.
4.6 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine African
Servings 4
Calories 40 kcal


  • 2 inch Ginger root or 2 tablespoons grated
  • 2 Lime
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 10 Grains of Selim
  • ½ teaspoon Whole Cloves
  • 4 cups Water
  • Sugar/honey to taste


  • Wash the ginger root well and grate into a pot.
  • Peel the skin off the limes with a knife and cut into quarters. Add into the pot.
  • Add the cinnamon, cloves and grains of Selim.
  • Pour the water into the pot and place on the hob under medium heat. Allow the water to boil, and the spices to infuse. This should take around 10 mins.
  • Remove from heat; and strain the liquid.
  • Add sugar/honey and enjoy hot.


Calories: 40kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 15mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 17IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Ginger drink, Lamojin, Lamougin, Lamugine
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