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How to work hibiscus

 How to work hibiscus

Do you want to prepare delicious hibiscus juice in the month of Ramadan? In this article, learn how to make hibiscus at home to enjoy its delicious taste and health benefits.

How to work hibiscus

In this article, learn how to make hibiscus to prepare hibiscus juice and hibiscus jam at home by applying very easy steps:

How to make hibiscus as a concentrated syrup

You can make hibiscus syrup to add to ice cream in the summer, it gives the ice cream a sweet and delicious taste, and you can add it to any type of drink you like to add a sweet taste as well.

  • Ingredients

You need the following:

  • A little hibiscus.
  • Some sugar.
  • water.
  • Lemonade.
  • Two tablespoons of citric acid.

  • How to prepare
Now apply the preparation method, following the following steps:

  1. Wash and dry hibiscus leaves by soaking them in cold water in the kitchen sink for only a few minutes.
  2. Fill a saucepan with hibiscus and water and put it on the stove to boil.
  3. Gently stir the hibiscus on the stove until the red color begins to fade.
  4. Discard the hibiscus leaves, separate them from the water, and save the liquid.
  5. Measure the amount of liquid by using the standard cups and add the liquid that you separated previously with the sugar by adding one cup of sugar to each cup of the liquid.
  6. Heat the liquid and sugar together until the sugar dissolves, with constant stirring.
  7. Let the mixture boil for one to two minutes after the sugar has dissolved.
  8. Turn off the heat and then add lemon juice, at the rate of juice of 3 lemons per liter.
  9. Add 2 tablespoons of citric acid and boil the mixture again for a minute or two before packing it into the cans.

How to make hibiscus as jam

You can enjoy the taste of hibiscus jam by preparing it as follows:

  • Ingredients

Bring these ingredients:

  • Hibiscus.
  • Sugar.
  • water.
  • A teaspoon of butter.
  • Juice of one lemon.

  • How to prepare

Now follow this method:

  1. Separate the seeds from the flower cup, then wash and filter each part separately.
  2. Add in a saucepan of water to cover the seeds and let the mixture boil for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain the water from the seeds and discard the seeds.
  4. Add the previously separated flower cup to the filtered water, and let the mixture boil for 20 minutes until it turns into a sticky paste.
  5. Measure the volume of liquid that is in the dough and return it to the saucepan. This step is important later.
  6. Add a teaspoon of butter and lemon juice.
  7. Add one cup of sugar to each cup of your mixture, stirring well, until the sugar dissolves, and make sure to preheat the sugar in an oven on low heat.
  8. Bring the mixture to a quick boil for 20 minutes, then fill it up after it cools.

How to make hibiscus juice

Many people prefer to prepare hibiscus juice in Ramadan, and in the summer in particular.

You can prepare it as follows:

  • Ingredients

Bring the following ingredients:

  • 15 - 20 tablets of a cup of hibiscus flower.
  • 2.5 liters of water.
  • 1-1.5 cups of sugar or as you like, you can also use honey.

  • How to prepare

You can prepare hibiscus juice as follows:

  1. Separate the seeds from the flower cup, and wash the flower separately after discarding the seeds.
  2. Add the flour, sugar, and water to a large saucepan, and leave them for 15-20 minutes after boiling.
  3. Strain the mixture and separate the flower in the liquid to get the juice.
  4. Serve cold by adding ice cubes, or you can serve it warm.

Health benefits of hibiscus

After getting acquainted with the way hibiscus works, now you know its many health benefits, such as:

  • It provides the body with many vitamins, such as: vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B9, and vitamin C. It is also a rich source of many minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron, and magnesium.
  • It has high amounts of fiber and is recommended for those suffering from digestive problems such as bloating, diarrhea, and constipation.
  • It fights allergies and various diseases due to its acidic nature, so it is recommended to add it to recipes at least twice a week.