2 cups filtered water
1/4 cup fresh turmeric, peeled and roughly diced
10 cardamon pods, seeds removed
2 sticks cinnamon
1 tablespoon rose buds
3 teaspoons raw honey
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil.
Add the turmeric, cover, allow to simmer for about 10 minutes.
Add the cardamon seeds and cinnamon sticks.
Simmer for a further 5-10 minutes or until flavors are infused into the water. Remove the cinnamon when necessary, it can become overpowering.
Remove from heat.
Add the rosebuds, cover and allow to infuse 3-5 minutes.
Make sure there is only a hint of rose and the mixture does not become bitter.
Strain the liquid into a bowl.
Add honey in increments until desired sweetness is reached.
Add lemon juice until acidity is balanced.
The quantities of honey and lemon will vary depending on the flavors and intensity of the liquid.
Allow mixture to cool, place in freezer or fridge to speed up process. Transfer mixture to ice cream machine and process.
Store in freezer until ready to eat.