Khus Syrup | Ramacham Sarbath2016-05-01
- Yield: 1
- Servings: 15
- Prep Time: 13:20 h
- Cook Time: 45m
- Ready In: 45m
Khus Syrup| Ramacham Sarbath
Healthy refreshing drink with khus root (ramacham)
Khus syrup is a delicious and healthy drink to beat this summer. Khus or Natural Vitriver is a grass with a fragrant root used in cosmetics, medicines etc. In Kerala khus are known as ramacham and we used to put the roots in drinking water pots (Kooja). The root has a wonderful aroma and khus water is very good for summer.
khus is good for rejuvenating the body too. Khus syrup is very popular in North India. The syrup is made from khus root. We can make many varieties of cool drinks with this khus syrup-like khus lime juice, mint and khus crush, khus syrup and khus Khus cooler etc… Khus root is also widely used in Ayurveda to make medicines. It relieves thirst and burning sensation.
How to make Khus Syrup
100g of Khus(ramacham)
4 cup of sugar
5 cup of water
Wash the khus roots well in water. Cut the roots with scissors into small pieces and soak in 1 liter of water for 12 hours.
Strain the khus using a cotton cloth.
Add sugar and mix well.
Boil the solution for 20 minutes. Stir often.
When the solution turned into a thick syrup sticky consistency, switch off the flame.
Allow to cool and strain again to remove the impurities from sugar. Transfer to glass bottle
Store in refrigerator. While serving, take 2 spn. of syrup for one glass of water. Add 1 spn. of lemon juice(optional) and mix well and serve.