These popsicles are so unique in its flavour combinations. It is basically a blend of two childhood memories. Growing up, here in India, we got served a lot of Rooh Afza. Which is a basically a sweet rose syrup. Either mixed in milk or water like a sherbet. Which honestly I hated as a child. I disliked milk and I disliked rose. But still ever so often when we’d visit relatives, we’d have a glass shoved in our hands and it wouldn’t be polite to refuse, so would have to take a couple of sips, before finding the closest flower pot to pour it into. hahaha

Turns out I think the flavour grew on me. Or maybe it is just a thing we like in Ramadan. After starving all day, a glass of chilled rose sherbet with Basil Seeds / Sabza is so satisfying and cooling. Now Lychee too does give you the same satiating feeling, a chilled de seed sweet fleshy fruit does hit all the right spots. And that’s how this lolly came into being.

I would encourage you to bookmark this recipe for the summer, ‘cuz I promise you, you are going to be sucking on this one happily. Not to mention the colours are just so amazing !

Here’s yet another recipe with our beautiful girls at House Of Misu.


Lychee Rose Popsicles

Makes 6


  • 2 dozen fresh Lychees
  • ½ glass water
  • Honey (optional)
  • 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoons Rose Syrup
  • ¾ the glass water
  • 2 tsp Basil seeds (sabza)
  • Rose petals (wash them well, use organic roses)
  • Ice Lolly Molds
  • Ice Lolly Sticks

Hop over to House of Misu for the recipe on how to make them.

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