Squashes and Crushes

Gulabi Gulkand Syrup

red rose petals - Gulabi Gulkand Syrup

Ingredients:
Red Rose Petals – 2 cups
Honey – 50 gms
Rock Candy – 250 gms
Water – 150 ml
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Pink Food Colour – 1 tsp

Method:
1. Grind the rose petals, honey and rock candy to a smooth paste, without adding water.
2. Transfer to a pan.
3. Pour water and place over medium flame for 2 minutes.
4. Remove and cool.
5. Add food colour, lemon juice and mix well.
6. Pour into clean, sterilized bottle and seal tightly.
7. To serve, for 1 part of the syrup add 3 parts of water or boiled and cooled milk.