Recipes with Gulkand / Rose Preserve

Gulkand or Gulquand is nothing but sweet rose petal preserve.It can also be called Rose Petal Jam.This preserve is famous in India and Pakistan.

The preparation of Gulkand involves mixing sugar and Damask rose petals and exposing them to sunlight for more than 6 hours a day and this goes on goes 3-4 weeks. On alternate days the mixture is stirred using a wooden ladle.

Generally, some additives are added to it. The one I got had poppy seeds, cardamom, powdered almonds.

According to Ayurveda, Gulkand has loads of health benefits...

Usually the recommended dosage is 2 teaspoons per day but if you have any health related problems, you should first consult your Physician and then start with this dosage.

Recipes with Gulkand