Rose milkshake recipe with step by step photos. Sharing a quick summer cooler of rose milk made with rose syrup, milk, sugar and Sabja seeds. If you’re looking for a refreshing, cooling drink to help you beat the summer heat, look no further and give a try to this recipe.
As a rule we try to avoid carbonated drinks because they are not cooling for the body and not good for health. So this summers try some of these Cooling Indian beverages.
Rose milk is a flavored drink and is good for beating the summer heat. During summers we always prefer to drink fruit juices or traditional Indian drinks like Lassi, Kokum juice, khus syrup, Shikanjvi, Aam panna, rooh afza and so on because they not only quench the thirst but are cooling to the body.
This is an easy to make cooling refreshing drink. Sabja seeds and rose syrup are both known for their cooling properties in Ayurveda, and the two of them are delightful in this gorgeous beverage. You can also add some ice cubes to the drink.
Aside from being deeply refreshing to the body, this pretty-in-pink summer drink is also very simple to make. You only need 5 ingredients and about 15 minutes to make a batch.
Ingredients & Substitutions
As promised, you only need 5 simple ingredients to make this yummy rose milk recipe. Here’s what to grab:
- Milk – Feel free to use either dairy milk or your favorite plant-based milk. Just make sure it is nice and chilled.
- Rose Syrup – You can use either store-bought syrup, or make your own at home with sugar, water, and rose petals.
- Rose Water – For deeply floral flavors.
- Sugar – Optional, for extra sweetness. You can use whichever sweetener you prefer, or omit it altogether.
- Sabja Seeds (Sweet Basil Seeds) – These are an optional addition, but add lovely color, texture, and additional cooling properties. If you’d like a similar texture but can’t find sabja seeds, try using chia seeds.
- Rose Petals – Optional, but oh-so-beautiful.
Serve rose milk immediately or you can keep it in the fridge and serve it later.
How to make Rose Milkshake
1. In a bowl soak Sabja seeds (sweet basil seeds) in enough water for 20 to 30 minutes. After 20 to 30 minutes strain the water and keep the soaked seeds aside.
1 teaspoon of sabja seeds gives about 2 tablespoons of soaked sabja seeds. The addition of sabja seeds is optional. If you want then you can skip adding it.
2. Take 2 cups of chilled milk in a bowl and add rose syrup. Stir very well so that the rose syrup dissolves in the milk.
You can use store brought or home made rose syrup. Instead of 2 cups of milk, you can also use half-half of milk and water. You can also double or triple this recipe.
3. Then add ½ tablespoon sugar or add as required. Sugar is optional and only if you want some more sweetness in rose milk. If the rose syrup is very sweet, then skip adding sugar.
4. Then add rose water. Stir very well till the sugar is dissolved.
5. Lastly add the soaked sabja seeds.
6. Stir again.
7. Pour rose milk in glasses. Serve rose milk garnished with some fresh or dried rose petals or with some almonds slivers. You can also keep the rose milk shake in fridge and then serve it later.
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Rose Milkshake | Rose Milk
- 2 cups chilled milk or 500 ml milk
- 3 tablespoon rose syrup
- 1 teaspoon rose water
- ½ tablespoon sugar or add as required – optional
- 1 teaspoon sabja seeds (sweet basil seeds) soaked in enough water
- few rose petals for garnish
- In a bowl soak sabja seeds in enough water for 15 to 30 minutes. Then strain and keep the soaked seeds aside. 1 tsp sabja seeds gives about 2 tbsp of soaked sabja seeds. addition of sabja seeds is optional. If you want then you can skip adding it.
- Take 2 cups milk in a bowl and add rose syrup.
- Stir very well so that the rose syrup dissolves in the milk. You can use store brough or home made rose syrup.
- Add 1/2 tbsp sugar or add as required. Sugar is optional and only if you want some more sweetness in rose milk.
- Then add rose water. Stir very well till the sugar is dissolved.
- Lastly add the soaked sabja seeds.
- Stir again and pour rose milk in glasses.
- Serve rose milk garnished with some rose petals or with some almonds slivers. You can also keep the rose milk in fridge and then serve later.
- The recipe can be doubled or tripled.
- The addition of sabja seeds is optional
- You can add sugar according to taste.
Nutrition Info (Approximate Values)
This Rose Milkshake post from the blog archives first published in March 2015 has been updated and republished on December 2022.