Rose Petals – around 30 roses.
Beetroot – 1
Tulsi Leaves- -20-25 leaves.
Mint Leaves- -2-25 leaves.
Coriander Leaves – 1 table spoon (chopped)
Small Cardamom – 5-6
Sugar – 1 kg (5 cup)
Lemon – 4
Wash the rose petals two times with water and clean them. Filter the left over water with a filterer and place the petals on a clean cloth.
Boil 1 cup water, add put rose petals and the boiled water in the mixer and blend it
Now sieve this paste and collect the rose water in a separate container.
Wash, peel and cut the beetroot, tulsi leaves, mint leaves, coriander leaves. Mix and blend them well. Now add this mixture in a bowl filled with 1 cup water and boil it. Let it boil for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. Turn off the flame and let it cool. Now again sieve the mixture and take out the juice from it in a separate container.
Now boil 1 cup water and 600 gms sugar and keep for 1-2 minutes once the sugar gets dissolve. Turn off the flame and let the syrup cool down.
Now add cardamom to the left over sugar and make a paste of it.
Take out Lime Juice in a separate bowl.
Now add rose petal paste, beetroot paste, lime juice, sugar paste into the syrup. Now cover and leave the syrup for 4-5 hours, so that all the flavors gets mix into each other.
Concentrated Rose Sharbat is ready. Now put this sharbat in a glass bottle and store it in the refrigerator. Whenever you wish to drink this sharbat, just take a glass and put 2 table spoon of sharbat and cold water into it. Mix it well and add ice cubes into it.
This Gulab Sharbat can be stored for a month in the refrigerator.
Serves : 4
Swadisth Bhojan – smakelijk eten – Bon appétit – Enjoy your meal