Rose preserve or 'Gulkand' is very commonly used in India to prepare sweets.We can make a lot of things out of it like serve it in betel leaf or paan.You can also make an ice cream from it.Some other gulkand recipes are coconut rolls,gulkand kheer,phirni and gulkand ladoo.Here is a unique gluten free mithai -gulkand barfi
What is gulkand?
It is basically a jam made out of rose petals.Ajmer and Pushkar in Rajasthan are famous for it.It is widely used there as it helps you beat heat in the desert.These days you can get ready made preserve and make beautiful recipes.
However, the key to check the authenticity of your preserve is,it should not have too much reddish color.
There are many medical benefits of this preserve.
- Great for digestion.
- Helps strengthen teeth and gums,reduces acidity and bloating.
- Treats mouth ulcers and purifies blood.
This is one of the simplest recipes to cook.You can make it in a jiffy and tastes excellent.If you love cooking with condensed milk, you need not add extra sugar.
Here, we use desiccated coconut to give it a twist on coconut 'barfi'.
We usually serve it for any party or gatherings
Also, making a 'barfi' without using market based 'mawa' helps you avoid adulteration.
Make this exotic yet simple recipe for your gatherings and win friends over with your cooking skills.
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