Gulab Sharbat

Rose drink

	Rose Petals		1½ cup freshly picked
	Boiling Water		¾ cup
	Cardamom Seeds		¼ tsp.
	Sugar			¾ cup
	Lemon Juice		¼ cup strained fresh
	Pomegranate Juice	⅔ cup
	Cold Water		5 cups

  • 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.

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