Cool Poppy Seeds Squash

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Cool Poppy Seeds Squash


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 8
  • Sugar 2.5 cup

  • Water 1 cup

  • Poppy extract or essence 1 tbs

  • Vinegar 1 tbs

  • Green gel based food colour 1 pinch


  • Pour water in a pan and put sugar in it ; keep the pan on high heat.
  • Boil the mixture until it becomes thick. Then reduce the heat to medium-low.Add vinegar and mix well, turn off the heat.
  • Note: At this point, take a spoonful of the syrup and take some within your thumb and index finger. Check that it should be of one thread consistency.
  • Strain the sugar syrup through a fine sieve and let it cool to room temperature.
  • Add color and essence and stir to mix well. Fill the syrup in a clean and dry bottle.
  • Take two glasses and put crushed ice, pour 2 tablespoons khus sharbat syrup in each glass and fill the glass with chilled water.
  • Tip: store the squash bottle in fridge.