Gulkand recipe, How to prepare Gulkand at home
Have you ever eaten preserved rose petals which are also called gulkand in Hindi (India) and Urdu. Gulkand is also available in market but homemade gulkand is considered more beneficial because it is made of fresh and clean rose petals without any chemical input. Gukand has lots of benefits with no side effects if used properly. Here I am sharing a simple recipe of making gulkand at home in few days.
Rose Petals (Red) 250 Gram
Sugar or Misri (candy Sugar) 250 Gram
Air tight Jar
Take fresh rose petals wash with water so the dirt removed. Dry these petals with cotton cloth and put a layer in jar then a layer of sugar again a layer of rose petals and a layer of sugar cover with led.
Put this jar under the sun daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm while putting in sunlight closed jar with cotton cloth only and in night tightly closed with led.
It will take 3 to 4 weeks in preparation of rose preserve the tasty Gulkand. Enjoy this cooling tonic in all summer season and avoid many health issues e.g. inflammation, redness in eyes ,itching, pitta, hyper acidity, constipation, piles, skin-itching, nose bleed, muscle pain, dark eye circles, fatigue, acne and skin blemishes.
Note: use wooden spoon for stirring the mixture