Hibiscus sabdariffa or Guinea sorrel is a herbaceous plant of the Malvaceae family which grows in tropical areas, particularly in Senegal and West Africa. This plant is also known in Egypt and Mexico where it is called Jamaica flor.
The karkadé or Hibiscus is the drink prepared from hibiscus flowers with red flowers.
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Step 1: FOR 2 or 3 PEOPLE
- hibiscus leaves
For 2 or 3 people take 3 handfuls of hibiscus leaves put them in a bowl
Pour cold water in the bowl and wash them three times in order to remove the dirt
Put 1/2 litre of water in a saucepan and heat over high heat
2 minutes later add the hibiscus leaves to the saucepan
When the water boils take it off the heat and pour the hibiscus juice into a bowl
Take hibiscus leaves and wring them out in a bowl
At the end you add as much sugar as you like
Put the hibiscus leaves in a bottle shake it and put it in the refrigerator