How to make the Pink Dragon drink for the Lunar New Year?
Red, corresponding with fire, symbolises good fortune and joy. Red is found everywhere during Chinese New Year and other holiday celebrations and family gatherings. A red envelope is a monetary gift which is given in Chinese society during holiday or special occasions. The red colour of the packet symbolises good luck.
As close as we could get, Red is Pink from our Roselle Powder mixing it with coconut milk to get this drink. Otherwise for a quick "Red Roselle Drink" - dilute 2 teaspoons of Roselle Powder to 2 litres of water, squeeze in 2 - 3 limes, add honey for some sweetness and lots of ice to quench your thirst. Roselle has many health benefits - many "when think of Roselle" it's synonymous to "Grandma's Roselle Jam" but there's more to it than just jam. Here's the link for the Health Benefits of Roselle - https://www.mybluetea.com.au/benefit-roselle. There are plenty of recipes on our Blog on how to use Roselle to the maximum in various cooking. Do subscribe.
THE PINK DRAGON
Serves – 2 person
* 1 cup AYAM Coconut Milk
* 1 cup water
* 5 cubes rock sugar
* ½ tsp rose water (optional)
* ½ tsp MY BLUE TEA – Roselle Powder
* ½ tsp Basil seeds
* Garnish – slices of young coconut flesh & mint leaves
* Add ice cubes & serve
The Pink Dragon with Roselle Powder
(1) Add water, coconut mil and rock sugar together in a saucepan and bring it to boil for about 5 mins
(2) Remove from the fire. Add basil seeds and stir in Roselle powder until dissolve
(3) Let it cool. To serve add ice cubes, rose water (optional) and garnish with slices of young coconut and mint.
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You may substitute coconut milk with coconut water; stir in some Roselle Powder, basil seeds and have it cold and garnish with mint leaves or lemon wedges. (Add sweetness if desired).
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