Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Phalsa sharbat



Phalsa (also known as Falsa), is a small berry fruit that comes from the shrub-plant Grewia asiatica and is native to India and South Asia. This fruit is full of anti-oxidants and is known for its high nutritional value. Bringing you this flavorful home-made drink to enjoy this summer!

Ingredients (Servings: 7-8 of 200 ml)

  • Phalsa                                         250gm
  • Sugar                                          6-8  tbsp
  • Water                                          1Lit 
  • Powder Roasted cumin seed      1/2tsp
  • Black salt                                   1tsp
  • Ice cubes or crushed ice             (to serve it chilled)
  • Mint leaves                                (for decoration)

Method  

  • Take Phalsa in a dish and wash thoroughly with water.
  • Soak in water for 4 to 5 hours in bowl.
  • Mash thoroughly with spoon and pour into other bowl through a strainer. 

  • Continue straining through until pulp(mostly seeds) is remaining,
    keep adding a little amount of water slowly as needed to help with the straining process. Dispose of the leftover pulp. 
  • Now Phalsa juice ready.

  • Add sugar ,black salt and cumin powder and stir thoroughly and Phalsa syrup is ready.
  • Keep it in fridge for cooling.

To Serve

  • Take glasses as per your requirement.
  • Add 1/4 glass of crushed ice, 1/4 Phalsa syrup and pour water.
  • Decorated with mint leaves and straw.
  • Serve  chilled.

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