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Traditional African Foods Zobo drink

Traditional African Foods Zobo drink

Traditional African Foods: Zobo drink

Zobo drink Ingredients

1 2 cups dry zobo leaves.
2 2 tablespoons cloves (kanumfari).
3 Stumps of fresh ginger water.
4 1 big ripe pineapple.
5 Slices citrus fruit of your choice, orange, lemon, lime – to garnish.

Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 In a pot, ass the washed zobo leaves and pour enough water to cover it totally. Cook on medium heat and leave to boil for a few minutes. Add the ginger and the garlic, add more water and keep boiling for at least 30 minutes. This is the time it will take for the zobo leaves to be completely soft..
Step 2 Turn off the heat and set aside to cool down completely. Blend your pineapples while your zobo cools. When cool, sieve out the zobo leaves. Then pour the juice through a chiffon cloth to remove tiny particles and leave only a smooth juice. Add the pineapple juice..
Step 3 You can sieve it through the chiffon cloth again to make sure there are no particles left. Add any artificial flavours of your choice at this time and stir. Pour into bottles and refrigerate. Serve with ice and sliced fruits. Enjoy it alone or with a snack..
Step 4 Before you make Note: rinse out the dust from the zobo leaves with cold water. Grind the cloves into a powder. Wash and peel the skin of the ginger and blend roughly. Wash, peel and cut the pineapple into thin slices..
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