Vetiver root/grass / Camel Grass - a small bunch ( around 100 gms)
Jaggery - 1 cup
Water - 6 cups
Wash the vetiver root well to remove mud or dust.
Soak it in fresh water overnight.
Next day add the vetiver with water in a pan and boil for 5 minutes. add jaggery and boil it for another 10 minutes.
Cool and filter the syrup/essence discard the root,store it in a clean bottle in fridge.
How to use?
Take 1/4 cup of the essence/syrup in a glass pour 3/4 cup cold water.
Add few drops of lemon juice,mix and serve cold.
Your refreshing drink for summer is ready!
Do not boil too much otherwise your syrup will turn bitter.
Store this in fridge.
Add jaggery according to your sweetness.
You can replace jaggery with white sugar or palm sugar
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