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How To Make Fresh Rose Syrup (Gulab ka sharbat)

Gulab Ka Sharbat / Fresh Rose Syrup Recipe - A very cool and refreshing drink made with fresh rose petals
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Beverages /drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: fresh rose syrup, taza gulab ka sharbat
Servings: 1 liter
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 100 gms Fresh Rose Flowers
  • 850 gms Sugar / Chini
  • 1 pinch Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
  • 5 cup Water / Paani


  • Separate the rose petals from the flowers and wash them well with enough water.
  • Now take the washed petals in a big bowl and add 3 cups of water in the bowl (the water should be enough to submerge the petals completely)
  • Now cover the bowl and let the petals soak for a day,keep mixing and gently pressing the petals 3-4 times in between.
  • Next day strain the flowers and keep the water and flowers separately.
  • In a pan add 850 gms of sugar and 2 cups of water and boil on medium heat till the sugar melts and the syrup become sticky like gulab jamun syrup/chashni.
  • Add 3-4 drops of lemon juice to clear the sugar syrup scum.
  • Now add the rose water( water in which you have soaked the roses and now strained) in the sugar syrup and just give it 2 boils.
  • Switch off the flame and add the cardamom powder and the rose petals.
  • Let the syrup come to room temperature and then cover the pan with a lid and let it rest overnight.
  • Next day filter the syrup to remove all the petals and store the syrup in a glass bottle or jar.
  • Keep it refrigerated for a long shelf life.
  • How to serve- fill 1/3 glass with rose syrup ,put some ice cubes and then add chilled water .
  • Stir well and serve !