Variyali Sharbat Recipe (Saunf Sharbat)
Recipe type: Drink
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2 medium glasses
Variyali Sharbat Recipe (Saunf Sharbat) - A refreshing summer drink made from fennel seeds, dry black grape & sugar.
  • Variyali / saunf / fennel seeds : 1/4 cup powdered
  • Dry black raisins (kismis) : 1 tbsp
  • White rock sugar / khadi sakhar: 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: 1 tsp (optional)
  • Water : 2 cups
Pre preparation
  1. Take variyali/saunf/fennel seeds in a mixture grinder / food processor jar and grind into fine powder.
  2. Soak the variyali powder in water for about 2-3 hours.
  3. Also separately soak the dry black grapes in water for 2-3 hours.
  4. Grind the white rock sugar / khadi sakhar using a pestle & mortar.
To make Variyali sarbat
  1. Once the variyali powder is soaked for about 2-3 hrs, strain the water with help of strainer in a bowl.
  2. Now in the mixture grinder grind the soaked black grapes and strain into the same bowl.
  3. Mix well both variyali water and black grapes mixture.
  4. Add white rock sugar in the mixture and mix well.
  5. At the end add the drops of lemon juice.
  6. Variyali sharbat or saunf sharbat is ready. Add 1 or 2 ice cubes (optional) and serve chilled during summer afternoon.
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