Karkadeh drink: Hibiscus/Roselle كركديه عناب

Karkade is made from the dried petals of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa), this tart bright red drink can be served either hot or cold. It is said to lower blood pressure. Read more on Roselle.

Servings: 7

Preparation Time: 0.25 hours


1 cup karkadeh (Hibiscus Flower Petals)

Cooking Instructions

In a jug, pour boiling water.
Add karkadeh and sugar.
Stir till sugar dissolves.
Leave for a couple of hours till water becomes dark red.
Drain karkadeh in a fine hole sieve to leave out karkadeh leaves.
Cool in refrigerator until serving, or serve hot.



Lots and Lots

Lots and Lots :-)

Actually, it does not matter much. If it is too concentrated, then you add water and sugar to taste. If it is too dilute, you consume it as it is (sugar optional too).

For one cup you use around 2 to 4 liters of water and simmer for 30 minutes on low heat.

Roselle Supply

Hi, I'm from Malaysia. How easy to get the roselle plant/supply in your country?

I know where to get

usually Spanish stores and Arabic grocery stores carry it

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