Microwave-dried Leaves And Petals

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Microwave-dried Leaves And Petals


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 10
  • 1 plate full of Drumsticks leaves

  • 5-6 pesticide free/organic desi rose

  • 1 microwave proof glass dinner plate/tray


  • Wash drumstick leaves discarding the stems, keep it in a strainer to drain out all the water.
  • Take just the petals of rose, rinse them 2-3 times gently, drain n keep them on a strainer/sieve too
  • Spread drumstick leaves evenly on the plate, microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes
  • Leaves will be soggy at this stage, break them and spread again evenly, microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes
  • Again break and spread and microwave on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • You will get a crispy plate full of Drumsticks leaves in 7-8 minutes.
  • Spread it n leave to cooldown completely
  • You can store them as it is or powder them in mixie
  • Use this superfood in lentils, soups, sambhar, add a spoonful in vegitables you cook.
  • Now spread the rose petals in the plate
  • Microwave for 1 minute on HIGh, check n repeat the process 2 more times
  • Crispy rose petals will be ready to store in 3 minutes
  • Use them on kheer/phirni/kulfi, ice creams or on any desserts. Or just spread around while clicking pictures of your food to add to the contests!
  • You can also preserve fenugreek leaves/spinach/mint or other flowers like hibiscus using same peocess.