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How to prepare SOBOLO Drink

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How to prepare SOBOLO Drink

How To Prepare Sobolo Drink. The Best Sobolo Recipe is a hibiscus drink made from Hibiscus/Roselle petals. this recipe is the best sobolo recipe ever and the hibiscus used for this drink is said to be indigenous to West and East Africa

If you have ever been to a West African or Caribbean household, these are for sure something you might drink especially at festivals, parties.

Sobolo drink is known as Sorrel in the Caribbean islands, Sobolo in Ghana, Zobo in Nigeria and Bissap pretty much through out West Africa

Sobolo or zobo drinks is easy to make at home, and mostly packaged in plastic bottles containers and sold as source of income for most families.

This sobolo recipe can include ginger, pineapple (peel and fruit), ginger, cloves, dried chilis, black peppercorn, grains of selim.

 

 

INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR HOW TO PREPARE SOBOLO DRINK

1 cup Hibiscus petals

1 medium-sized ripe Pineapple

2 teaspoons Pineapple syrup(optional)

1/2 cup sugar

3 stems of Ginger

3 grains of Hwentia

1 piece prekese(Optional)

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE SOBOLO DRINK

In a large saucepan, add water. Pour in Hibiscus petals. Make sure to cover the petals with enough water

Under high heat, put Hibiscus petals on fire.

Wash and peel pineapples and ginger. Chop into chunks

Add the pineapple peels and hwentia to Hibiscus leaves. Let it  boil for 20mins(Until water changes to purplish color)

Blend pineapple and ginger until smooth.

Drain and separate the drink from the cooked leaves and peels using a sieve or a fine mash.

Pour blended pineapple mixture into the sobolo drink and stir

READ ALSO:   How to Prepare Prekese Drink

Allow the drink to cool down completely before you add your sugar and pineapple syrup(if optional)

Store in fridge/freezer or add ice to sobolo drink. Enjoy!!!

 

TRY OTHER DRINKS

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HOW TO PREPARE ICE KENKEY

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HONEY LEMON GINGER TEA

 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRINKING SOBOLO

  1. One of the most impressive and well-known benefits of hibiscus tea is that it may lower blood pressure
  2. Some studies have found that hibiscus tea may help lower blood fat levels, which are another risk factor for heart disease.
  3. Hibiscus may promote liver health and help keep it working efficiently.
  4. Several studies suggest that hibiscus tea may be associated with weight loss and protect against obesity.

 

RECIPE VIDEO

 

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How to prepare SOBOLO Drink

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Serves: 3 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 10 calories 1 gram fat

Ingredients

1 cup Hibiscus petals
1 medium-sized ripe Pineapple
2 teaspoons Pineapple syrup(optional)
1/2 cup sugar
3 stems of Ginger
3 grains of Hwentia
1 piece prekese(Optional)

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, add water. Pour in Hibiscus petals. Make sure to cover the petals with enough water
  • Under high heat, put Hibiscus petals on fire.
  • Wash and peel pineapples and ginger. Chop into chunks
  • Add the pineapple peels and hwentia to Hibiscus leaves. Let it  boil for 20mins(Until water changes to purplish color)
  • Blend pineapple and ginger until smooth.
  • Drain and separate the drink from the cooked leaves and peels using a sieve or a fine mash.
  • Pour blended pineapple mixture into the sobolo drink and stir
  • Allow the drink to cool down completely before you add your sugar and pineapple syrup(if optional)
  • Store in fridge/freezer or add ice to sobolo drink. Enjoy!!!
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