HOW TO MAKE ZOBO DRINK
Zobo drink is a natural nutritious drink that’s made from the dry petals of the roselle plant (Hibiscus sabdariffa). The drink is also known as Zoborodo or Hibiscus drink. It is a healthy drink that can be prepared at home or purchased. It comes in a variety of flavors, just the way you like to tweak it. Zobo generally has numerous names and is known by these names in different parts of the world. The drink is Originally an African fresh drink. It is ox blood or red wine colored.
It can be consumed at any time of the day, as it doesn’t require any special event to be served.
The concentration and taste of the drink depend on how you love it. Some people prefer it thick not as smoothies though, but concentrated and this blends well with bananas.
Zobo drink has a very high concentration of vitamin C, As it is made with different fruits.
HOW TO MAKE ZOBO DRINK
The primary/basic ingredient is the dry hibiscus petals, and it is responsible for the red color it gives the drink. It doesn’t require many ingredients to put together.
What I am about to explain below is how to prepare pineapple flavored zobo drink.
- Dry hibiscus petals (150gDependingnd on how thick you want your drink to appear and its quantity you use more grams of the petals, totally optional.
- 1 big pineapple fruit(ripe)
- Pineapple flavor
- 7 liters of water
- Sugar/Honey (optional)
First sort the dry hibiscus petals, wash them and add them to your pot.
Turn in your water, just the quantity you want it, and leave it on heat to boil.
Peel your pineapple, blend it smoothly together with your ginger, turn everything into your pot, and add the peels too. It is healthy you do.
Leave to boil properly for about 15mins, take it down, and allow it to cool.
When it’s cool, get a sieve and separate the chaff and peels of the pineapple and petals thoroughly.
Add your pineapple flavor to the drink and stir properly, if you need it more sweetened add a few tablespoons of sugar or honey till you get your desired taste.
Store them in bottles and put them in your refrigerator to cool. It is best served chilled and can be taken alongside anything. Just as every other natural juice.
It can be consumed hot too as tea, just depends on your preferences.
Zobo drink happens to be one of the top 10 healthy drinks to be consumed and has tons of health benefits, can be made in the comfort of your home and it gives a feeling of refreshing goodness and regulates the body temperature, contains antibacterial, rich in vitamin c and good for diabetic patients too.
Consuming too much zobo drink can cause stomach upset, so drink responsibly.
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