144 – Rose Water Strawberry Lemonade / عصير الليمون بالفراولة وماء الورد
Ramadan is the holly month where Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. This year, Ramadan is going to be during the hot summer days of August. One of the most important items of a Ramadan table is juice – especially this year! Strawberries are a very versatile fruit – you can mix them with some water and sugar to make plain strawberry juice, or mix them with orange juice and other fruits such as bananas, apricots, peaches, etc. Today I am going to show you how to make my super secret recipy: Rose Water Strawberry Lemonade. This recipe will impress your family and friends as well as quinch the strongest thirst!
1 pound strawberries
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons rose water
1- Remove the stem from the strawberries and cut the strawberries into 2 or 3 pieces.
2- Place the strawberries in a bowl and add the sugar.
3- Tightly cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and cook on the strawberries in a bain-marie (over boiling water) for 45 minutes or until all their juice is released.
4- Strain the strawberries to get their juice.
5- Place the strawberry juice in the fridge until it is completely cooled down.
Note: do not throw the cooked strawberries, place them in the fridge to cool down, then serve them with yogurt or whipped cream!
6- Juice the Lemons.
7- In a pitcher, mix the strawberry juice, lemon juice, water, and rose water.
8- Serve the lemonade cold!
Note: you can adjust any of the ingredients to your taste.