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butterfly pea flower lemonade
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Butterfly pea flower lemonade

Butterfly pea flower lemonade is a lovely version of lemonade, a treat to eyes, satisfying both virtually as well as thirst quenching. We commonly call this as sangu poo.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 1

Equipment

  • Butterfly pea flowers
  • Tea pot

Ingredients

  • 10 Butterfly pea flower Sangu poo/ Aprajita - I used dried, you can use fresh flowers too
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 tbsp simple syrup Or honey
  • Ice cubes As needed

Instructions

  • Place 10 flowers of butter fly pea in a tea pot. Pour one cup hot water to it. Keep aside.
  • Let it steep for 5 mins. The color will turn deep purple in shade.
  • Optionally you can make ice cubes out of this and use it in the recipe for more deep color.
  • To make butterfly pea flower lemonade, place the ice cups in the serving glass until ¾th of it.
  • Add simple syrup, steeped blue water to it. Tip in the lemon juice.
  • The color will change from blue to a purple hue. Mix well and enjoy.

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Notes

  • Using the blue ice cube is optional, can make it with regular ice too.
  • Instead of simple syrup, you can also use honey or agave for healthier option.