Friday, December 17, 2010
BANDUNG (ROSE SYRUP MILK DRINK)
Most popular drink in Malaysia and Singapore, made of rose flavored syrup and milk. It is normally serves during the wedding or special occasion This combination gives the drink its distinctive taste
While most of the time we used to buy a ready made rose syrup from the supermarket but now I make my own syrup by boiling the sugar and water then added a food coloring and rose water. It is later combines with milk and basil seeds (optional) to prepare the drink. .
3 C water
2 C sugar
4 T rose water or 1 tsp rose extract
3 drops of red food coloring
Boil the water and sugar until the sugar dissolved and thicken about 10 minutes using low heat Remove from heat, add coloring and rose water. Let the syrup cool completely, store in a clean jar. Only use 1 cup for this recipe.
3 T basil seeds soak in cool boiled water then strain
1 can evaporated milk (410g)
1 C syrup
6 C water
In a large bowl, add basil seeds, syrup, water and milk, . Mix well. Chill in a refrigerator. Pour into individual glass to serve.