Zobo drink is a familiar beverage among Nigerian. It is produced from Roselle leaves (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) and well known by Nigerian people. This bright red drink is loved both for every day and as a refreshment drink in parties. This drink has many advantages: available, affordable, tasty, refreshing and have a lot healthy benefits.
Fortunately, health benefits of Zobo drink gives nothing but natural touch, organic essence and fresh nutrients without any contamination.
Zobo is a water soluble anti-oxidant with huge amounts of vitamin C organic acids including citric acid, tartaric acid and maleic acid. It is an acidic polysaccharides and flavonoid glycosides as like delphinine and cyanidin. It has anti-hypertensive properties, anti-bacterial properties, enzyme inhibitor, high level of antioxidant.
This is a natural drink for everyone and it’s cost effective and healthy compare to other Soda drinks.
How to make healthy Zobo drink
Half mudu/Congo dried dark red Zobo leaves.
Little quantity fresh ginger
One big Over ripe pineapple
Six large cucumbers
One big very ripe and red water melon.
Flavours (Any of your choice
Rinse your Zobo leaves and pour in a pot.Add about 3 litres of water,peel and add your fresh ginger, add your pineapple peel and boil.After boiling,Sieve to separate the leaves. Leave your zobo juice to Cool at room temperature. Slice and blend your pineapple,cucumber and water melon (Please do this separately). Use a sieve to separate the chaff from the juice,you can also use a juicer if you have one. Pour all your extracted juices in your zobo and stir. You can add your flavour and sugar. Refrigerate and serve chilled.