Things to know about Sharbat Recipe
The Indian Traditional Watermelon Sorbet or Sharbat is a sweet cordial prepared with fruit seeds or flower petals. The word “Sharbat” is a Persian word that means “a drink of sugar and water”. “Sharbat” came from the Arabic word “Shariba” which means “to drink”. While the word “Sharab” means an alcoholic drink, “Shariba” emerged as a word for non-alcoholic drinks.
The drink is originally from Iran and was brought to India by the Mughals in the 16th century. Babar, the Mughal Emperor, used to send loads of ice from the Himalayan range to make refreshing drinks. Today, the drink is often prepared in Delhi. Apart from India, Sharbat is also consumed in Turkey, South Asia, and the Balkans.
Sharbat is typically prepared at Iftar, the break of dawn during fasting, by Muslims. Sharbat is always served chilled. Thus, the drink is mostly consumed in summer or spring.
Refreshing Indian Traditional Watermelon Sorbet from Delhi. Authentic Recipe of Sharbat.
— General Atributes of This Recipe:
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- 500 ml (16.91 floz) Milk Chilled
- ¼ cup White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
- 3 tbsp Rose Syrup
- 1 cup Watermelon Juice
- 1 cup Watermelon Chopped
- 1 cup Water Chilled
- Ice Cubes As needed
- In a bowl, mix milk, sugar, and rose syrup.
- Add the watermelon juice, chopped watermelon, and chilled water.
- Mix all the ingredients well.
- Add the ice cubes and serve the Sharbat immediately.
You can garnish the Sharbat with rose petals.
— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:
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