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Amla UTMT Honey Shot

Amla honey shot, the sour indian gooseberry and UTMT tulsi honey – this is definitely a match made in heaven! star anise contributes a faint but appreciable aroma and flavour to the drink. Remember not to add too much star anise lest it steals the show without letting the other ingredients to shine.

 

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Glass used: shot glass

Method

  1. Combine the indian gooseberry, indian gooseberry crush, staranise powder and 1½ cups of water in a mixer and blend till smooth. Strain the liquid and keep aside.
  2. Combine the strained liquid and UTMT Tulsi honey and mix well in a mixing glass.
  3. In each shot glass, place 1 tbsp of crushed ice and pour equal quantity of the juice over it. Serve immediately garnished with a staranise on the rim of each glass.

Source: Tarla Dalal

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Ginger Honey Hibiscus Drink

  • 1 cup  – dried hibiscus leaves
  • 4 cups  – boiling water
  • 1 ¼ cups  – ginger infused honey simple syrup
  • ¼ cup – sugar
  • 1 cup – sparkling wine
  • lime wedge, for garnish
  • ice cubes

    Ginger Infused Honey Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup  – UTMT honey
  • ¼ cup  – water
  • 1 inch piece  – fresh ginger, cut in ¼-inch pieces
  • 1 lime – zest

Place dried hibiscus leaves in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over leaves and let steep for 20-30 minutes. In a pot combine honey, water, ginger and lime zest and gently warm on low. Let the ginger and zest steep for at least 10 minutes. Strain hibiscus mixture and discard the leaves. Strain ginger honey syrup and discard the ginger and zest. Combine honey simple syrup and hibiscus liquid and sugar. Stir well. Chill.

Before serving, add sparkling wine. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime wedges.