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Natural Rose Syrup for Kids

Natural rose syrup for kids is a fragrant sweet concentrate made from just 3 ingredients, fresh organic rose petals, rock candy and cardamom powder. Sherbet made from this rose syrup is very delicious, refreshing and a summer coolant.
Course: drink
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Author: Hemapriya


  • 35-50 organic rose flowers
  • 1 1/2 cup 300 grams rock candy / Mishri
  • Pinch of cardamom powder


  • Separate the petals from the rose flowers.
  • Wash them thoroughly with clean water.
  • Take 2 cups water and add the washed petals to it. Boil it either in a vessel or in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle.
  • On boiling the petals release their aroma and color into the water and become pale.
  • Extract the rose water from the petals by straining them thoroughly.
  • Add rock candy to this extracted rose water.
  • Boil it for about 20 minutes on medium flame until a syrup is formed. Keep stirring as the syrup with froth while boiling. The liquid reduces and becomes thick.
  • Put off the flame and add cardamom powder. Give a quick stir and allow the syrup to cool down completely before transferring it to sterilized clean jar.
  • Store the natural rose syrup in refrigerator in air tight glass container.
  • To make the rose sharbet, dilute the rose syrup with drinking water and serve.
  • The color of the rose syrup purely depends on the color and quality of rose flowers used. If your flowers yield a light orange or red color and you wish to have a dark pink color, you may add 1-2 tablespoon of beetroot juice while making the syrup.
  • The rose petals can be boiled in an open pot or pressure cooker.
  • Few drops of lemon juice may be added once the syrup is ready.
  • Store the rose syrup in sterilized, clean, dry glass jars in a refrigerator.
  • The rose syrup stays good for 2-3 months on refrigeration in an airtight glass container.
  • Use organic pink color rose flowers for making this syrup, use of homegrown flowers is best as they are preservative free.