SOBOLO (JAMAICA DRINK)
This is a tropical drink made out of dried Hibiscus flowers.
- 2 Cups Dried hibiscus/Jamaica
- 2 Lemons
- 10 Cups Water
- 1-2 Cups Sugar Depends on how sweet you want it
Slightly Rinse the dried Hibiscus
Boil the hibiscus dried leaves, lemon, water, and ginger in a pan for about 15 minutes
Let it cool off for about 3-4 hours
Strain the mixture into a pitcher, add sugar and 5 more cups of water and refrigerate for about 6 hours or overnight
Sobolo (Hibiscus Iced Tea) 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.