Dry Rose Petals are quite beneficial for health and beauty in many ways. They not only have a lovely relaxing aroma but also contain vitamins and antioxidants which can help soothe and repair the skin.
Roses petals have a very aromatic, and slightly sweet in flavor. They can be eaten raw, used into various dessert recipe, fruit or green salads or with Paan (Beetle Leaf). Dried Rose petals can be added to granola or mixed herbs or in making tea.
- Fresh, Fragrant, Organic Red Roses 🌹
- Drinking Water
A bouquet of fresh organic roses.
Separate the flower petals from the stems and place it in a colander.
Fill in a bowl with water and give a gentle rinse to the petals. Repeat the process to 3 to 4 times.
Let the water drain through the colander for 30 minutes or so.
Spread the rose petals on a clean kitchen towel. Let it dry for a day.
Next day, we will be able to collect them easily but spread it again evenly to get rid of all the moisture.
Rose petals after second day.
By the end of third day, rose petals are well dried and ready to store in a bottle or container.
Here, I’ve stored them in a container lined up with paper towel.
A box full of dried Rose petals.
Make sure to use only Homegrown and/or Organic Rose Petals (free from any harmful pesticides or chemicals).
Though fresh edible flowers are the best to garnish our special food recipes but even these dried ones work wonders.
Rasmalai garnished with a dried Rose petal.
Easy Rose petal garnish to my plain Wheat Flour Halwa.
Kalakand garnished with dried Rose petals.