How to make Zobo Juice (zobo drink recipe).

Zobo juice is gotten from roselles or sorrel leaves. It has a natural sweet-sour taste. It’s otherwise referred to as hibiscus tea, karkade, or even sour tea. The leaf has numerous uses across the planet, which range from juice, herbs, food e.t.c. It has a unique taste you would love. Aside from this unique taste, It has tons of health benefits attached to it. The health advantages of zobo leaves or drink include; Regulation of blood pressure, Weight loss, Regulation of blood glucose, Improves fertility, Strengthens the body, Stabilizes menstruation, and lot more.

Homemade zobo juice

We all know there’s nothing that has remarkable benefits and does not have negative effects. Some negative effect of zobo includes 1. Miscarriage; it’s advisable that pregnant women within their first trimester should stay away from this drink because it can reduce oestrogen level in the body, thereby prompting menstruation which can result in miscarriage. 2. People that suffer low blood pressure should not take this juice because it lowers blood pressure.

Ingredient 

  • 2 cups dry zobo leaves
  • 1 clove garlic (optional)
  • 1 ginger
  • 1 ripe pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon clove (konafuru)
  • sugar to taste
  • 3-4 liters of water.
  • Lemon, cucumber, or pineapple.

Procedure

  1. Wash zobo leaves thoroughly in cold water to get rid of sand and particles.
  2. Wash, peel and cut the pineapple into thin slices.
  3. Wash, peel and grate or grind the ginger and garlic.
  4. In a deep pot, pour 3 liters of water, add washed zobo leaves, pineapple, and washed clove, bring to a boil.
  5. Add the grated garlic and ginger to the pot and more water if necessary. Keep boiling for about 25 to 30 minutes to soften the zobo leaves.
  6. Turn off the heat and set aside to cool, when cool pass the juice through a sieve or chiffon cloth.
  7. Add in sugar or honey and stir (Note; the zobo drink should be hot or warm)
  8. Pour in a bottle or jar and refrigerate.
  9. Serve cold with any snacks of your choice e.g chin chin, puff puff e.t.c. You may garnish with cucumber, lemon, or any fruit of your choice.
Homemade zobo juice

Zobo Drink

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Zobo drink is a very wonderful drink with a unique taste.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Drinks

Equipment

  • Cooker
  • Pot
  • Jar or cups
  • Bowls
  • Knife

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Dry zobo leaves
  • 1 clove Garlic (optional)
  • 1 Ginger
  • 1 Ripe pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon clove ( konafuru)
  • Sugar to taste
  • 3-4 litres water
  • Lemon or pineapple

Instructions
 

  • Wash zobo leaves thoroughly in cold water to get rid of sand and particles.
  • Wash, peel and cut the pineapple into thin slices.
  • Wash, peel and grate your ginger and garlic.
  • In a deep pot, pour 3 litres of water, add washed zobo leaves, pineapple and washed clove, bring to a boil.
  • Add the grated garlic and ginger to the pot and more water if necessary. keep boiling for about 25 to 30 minutes to soften the zobo leaves.
  • Turn off the heat and set aside to cool, when cool sieve the juice through a chiffon cloth or sieve.
  • Add in sugar or honey and stir ( Note: the zobo drink should be hot or warm).
  • Pour in a bottle or jar and refrigerate.
  • Serve cold. You may garnish with cucumber, lemon or any fruit of your choice.
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