Sekanjabin Syrup Recipe

Looking for an easy Sekanjabin syrup recipe? Learn how to make Sekanjabin syrup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by merouda

Makes 64 servings



An ancient drink. The standard recipe uses fresh mint and wine vinegars. However, you can make a whole lot of lovely varieties by varying the sorts of vinegars you use and the sorts of herbs (fresh or dried) you use. I usually use fresh leaves, and so that is how this recipe is set. I often find that after I have used the leaves to flavor the syrup, there is enough flavoring in the leaves to make a decent pot of tea. With the sweet touch from the syrup remaining on the leaves, it's a nice drink. The syrup itself is shelf stable--no need to refrigerate it. Use 1 part syrup to 5-10 parts water, hot or cold (I prefer cold!), according to the original recipe, but I generally use a tablespoon to 2 or more cups of water. I like this to lightly flavor water. Serving size is based on tablespoons. This recipe comes from Cariadoc's Miscellany, and in turn comes from another source. The original site is here: http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/cariadoc/drinks.html

Recipe Ingredients for Sekanjabin syrup

4 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup vinegar
1/2 cup mint

Recipe Directions for Sekanjabin syrup

  1. Dissolve 4 cups sugar in 2 1/2 cups of water

  2. when it comes to a boil add 1 cup wine vinegar

  3. Simmer 1/2 hour

  4. Add a handful of mint, remove from fire, let cool

  5. Dilute the resulting syrup to taste with ice water (5 to 10 parts water to 1 part syrup)

Categories

Middle Eastern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 26.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.0g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1mg
0%
Potassium
6mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
12.6g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
12.5g
Protein
0.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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