Simple Sugar Syrup

Sugar syrup or ‘chaashni’ is made in different concentrations.

The Simple Sugar Syrup is equal parts of water and sugar boiled till the sugar dissolves. The combinations can be changed to get a thinner sugar syrup or a thicker syrup. Normally a thicker syrup will last longer.

A thicker syrup is better when you want to sweeten a drink or a dessert without diluting the flavors.

To a basic sugar syrup of the consistency that you like, you can add a variety of flavours which can add that something extra to cocktails and desserts.

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Krishna Sahai
Krishna Sahai

Krishna Sahai took voluntary retirement as a senior Commissioner of Income Tax of the Indian Revenue Service to follow alternative paths. A multi-talented person, she is a trained Bharata Natyam dancer and has also published a book on the subject. Krishna has imbibed the old traditions of Avadhi culture from her family and is concerned about preserving the vanishing cuisines of India. She consults on financial and business matters apart from running a not-for-profit organization.

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