Roselle juice is a traditional drink of Senegal and it is especially the beverage cooler and refreshing that I know! With the heat that reaches (finally) I dreamed of finding this little tartness (somewhat reminiscent of that of cranberry juice) that I adore so much. Nothing could be simpler, just brew bissap (another name for the hibiscus flower, it is also found under the name carcadet) and get the best drink of the summer. And to give you this flower delightful, run in your organic groceries, you should find without fail.
1.5 for the juice
- 100g de Bissap (or hibiscus) dried
- 2 limes
- 80 to 100 g of sugar to taste
- 1/2 bunch of fresh mint
Infuse the dried hibiscus flowers in 1.5 liters of boiling water. Cool 2 hours at room temperature.
When mixture has cooled, press 2 limes; then rinse and chop the fresh mint. Filter the preparation. Add the lime juice, sugar and chopped mint and mix well.
Pour into a jug or bottle and refrigerate for at least one night.
This delicious drink can be kept 1 weeks in the refrigerator in a closed bottle.