Karkady(Karkade) is an iced hibiscus drink that is very popular throughout Egypt.It is characterized by a beautiful ruby-red color and a tart,citrus cranberry-like flavor. Karkady is also enjoyed hot during the winter months.Hibiscus is high in Vitamin C and the Egyptians believe that consuming it is very beneficial to one's health.
1c hibiscus petals
sugar, to serve
1.Put the hibiscus in a pan with the water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
2.Strain infusion into a serving pither and chill in refrigerator.Discard hibiscus petals.
3.Serve chilled with sugar on the side.