• Here’s How To Make Gulkand At Home, Health Benefits Inside

    Gulkand is essentially a rose petal jam with a lot of nutritious ingredients in it
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    Many of the people eat gulkand with the paan or betel nut leaf, as it forms an important constituent of this famous Indian mouth freshener after meals. 

    However, gulkand, which has plenty of health benefits because of the nutritious ingredients, can and should be eaten by itself too.

    Gulkand is essentially a rose petal jam, which can also be made at home. Following is the recipe to prepare home-made gulkand:

    Gulkand recipe:

    Ingredients:

    Rose petals (250 gm)

    Sugar (250 gm)

    Method:

    1. At first, collect fresh preferably desi rose petals and wash them well.

    2. After drying the petals thoroughly, crush or finely chop the petals.

    3. Then mix the petals with sugar in an airtight jar.

    4. Keep the jar in sunlight for 2-3 weeks and stir them well clean dry spoon.

    5. Some of the health benefits of Gulkand are:

    Helps in better digestion: Gulkand helps in digestion, improves the health of gut flora and intestinal mucus.

    Prevents acidity: According to Ayurveda, it can reduce and even prevent acidity and is useful in peptic and mouth ulcers.

    Helps get rid of acne: It has rich antibacterial and antiviral properties which help in controlling various skin issues like pimples, boils, blemishes etc.

    Helps you get good sleep: Milk with gulkand will ensure a restful sleep. Roses are the most effective natural ingredients to help calm the mind, beat stress and fatigue.

    Have a spoonful of gulkand every day to reap its full benefits and even diabetics can have this sweet delicacy. Include gulkand in your daily diet and take a step towards staying healthy.
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