The fruit is consumed in Egypt as a snack, and used to make a refreshing cold drink popular in shops and street vendors.
Purdue Horticulture on new crops on Carob.
Preparation Time: 0.75 hours
1 cup carob pods, crushed
1 cup sugar
Place the crushed carob pods in a sauce pan with the sugar.
Heat on medium, stirring constantly, until the sugar is caramelized.
Add 8 cups of water, and bring to a boil.
Set aside to cool.
Strain through a muslin cloth.
Refrigerate in a jug.
To serve, add chilled water to taste.