Sobolo

Sobolo (Jamaica De Agua)

 

Sobolo
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SOBOLO (JAMAICA DRINK)

Or Jamaica is a tropical drink made out of dried Hibiscus flowers. 

Course Drinks
Cuisine Tropical
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5 People
Calories 100 kcal
Author fnonterah2018

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Dried hibiscus/Jamaica
  • 2 Lemons
  • 10 Cups Water
  • 1-2 Cups Sugar Depends on how sweet you want it
  • 1/2 Pound Ginger

Instructions

  1. Slightly Rinse the dried Hibiscus
  2. Boil the hibiscus dried leaves, lemon, water, and ginger in a pan for about 15 minutes
  3. Let it cool off for about 3-4 hours
  4. Strain the mixture into a pitcher, add sugar and 5 more cups of water and refrigerate for about 6 hours or overnight

Recipe Notes

Sobolo (Hibiscus Iced Tea), Jamaica, Bissap is a highly popular beverage in Ghana and other West African countries, slightly different from the Hibiscus tea/drink drunk in different parts of the world. It has been around for a  while but it really got popular in Ghana between 2004 and 2006. Now you can find it in almost any restaurant in Ghana or Nigeria.

You can switch things up by serving your guests with Sobolo they'll be so grateful! It also has a lot of health benefits: Lowers blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol; its also rich in anti-oxidants.



12 thoughts on “Sobolo (Jamaica De Agua)”

  1. 5 stars
    This drink looks delicious. I have been drinking a lot of plain hibiscus tea lately to improve my skin, so I will definitely be trying this yummy recipe!

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