Monday, May 7, 2018

Gulkand Recipe / Homemade Gulkhand / Rose Petal Jam / Rose Petal Preserve / - How To Make Gulkand At Home

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Gulkand
Ingredients
Fresh Rose petals - 2 cups packed
( I used light pinkish red and pink variety )
Sugar - 2 cups
Honey - 1/2 cup
Cardamom - 2
( Powder only the seeds)
Method
Wash the rose petals and pat them dry.
Chop or pulse the petals to a coarse mixture.
Take a clean dry bottle place some petals then sprinkle the sugar repeat till you finish.
Close the bottle with a lid and keep it in sunlight.
Mix the gulkand with a clean wooden spoon once in 2 days.
After 7 to 10 days you will see the mixture is in brown colour and almost a jam consistency
Mix the honey and keep it for a day in sunlight.
Lastly add the cardamom powder mix and store it in fridge.
Note:
a) For quicker version just cook the whole mixture on stove top till it reaches to jam consistency.Cool and store it in fridge.
b) Usually pink roses ( Damask Rose in English or Pannir Rose in Tamil ) are used for making Gulkand.
c) There are lots of health benefits of having Gulkand its an Ayurvedic tonic,helps to remove toxins from body and purifies blood and many more.

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