Gulkand – Rose Petals Jam




1 cup Rose Petals, tightly packed (Light pink colour Small Indian rose)

4 tbsp Sugar


Method(How to make rose petal jam or gulkand)


Collect the fresh and fragrant rose petals. Discard stem and center part of the rose.

Gently wash the petals with water and let them dry on a paper or cloth.

Crush the petal with hand grinder or You can also chop the petals into pieces.

Spread a layer of rose petals in a dry glass jar. 

Now spread a layer of sugar over the rose petals evenly.

Then again spread a layer of petals over the sugar layer.

Repeat till all the petals are over.

Close the jar with a lid and keep it in the sunlight for 10-12 days

Mix the gulkand every other day using a clean and dry spoon.

After 12 days gulkand is ready for use.

Store in an airtight container and refrigerate it.