Tuesday, August 18, 2009
GULAB SHARBAT RECIPE
11/2 cup freshly picked Rose Petals (Gulab Ke Patti)
3/4 cup boiling Water
1/4th tsp Cardamom Seeds
3/4th cup Sugar (Cheeni)
1/4th cup strained fresh Lemon Juice (Nimbu Ka Raas)
2/3rd cup Pomegranate Juice
5 cup cold Water
How to make gulab sharbat:
Crush the rose petals with mortar and pestle and place them in a large bowl.
Add the boiling water, then pour the mixture to a metal container and add cardamom seeds. set aside for 8 hours or overnight.
Pour the rose-cardamom water through a muslin lined strainer set over a bowl.
Add the sugar, and float the bowl over a hot water filled sink until the sugar dissolves.
Remove from the hot water and filter it again.
Cool it to room temperature.
Combine all the ingredients in a pitcher and stir well.
Serve in a glass half filled with crushed ice.