Recipe – Strawberry Syrup and Strawberry Juice

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Prep Time: 35 minutes

Ready In: 2 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

For the Strawberry syrup:

  • Strawberry: trimmed, washed and chopped into 4 pieces, 2 cup
  • Sugar: ¾ Cup
  • Salt: 1 Teaspoon
  • Lemon Juice: 2 tablespoons
  • Water: 2 Cup

For the Juice:

  • Strawberry Syrup: ¼ Cup
  • Water: ¾ Cup
  • Ice Cubes: 4-5

Method

  • In a bowl mix the sugar, salt, lemon juice and strawberry pieces. Toss well and keep it in fridge for 10-12 hours.
  • In a heavy pan, add the mixture and water.
  • Bring to a boil in medium heat, keep stirring.
  • Reduce heat and cook until the mixture reduces to half
  • Let it cool. Strain the mixture pressing hard to release all the juices.
  • Pour into jars. Store in refrigerator. You can preserve it for 15-20 days.
  • While serving, add 4-5 ice cubes in a glass and 3 tablespoons of the Strawberry syrup. Pour Chilled water and stir well.
  • You may add ¼ teaspoon cumin powder and 3-4 mint leaves while serving.

Alternate Method

  • For Fresh juice, blend strawberry with water, lemon juice, salt and sugar. Strain the mixture and serve on glasses over ice cubes.

Cook’s Note:

  • While serving instead of water, you may use soda water.
  • You may use a few drops of red food color while boiling the syrup.

 

 

 

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