Crystallized Primroses Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageMethod
Main Ingredient


 Gum tragacanth1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Salt Spoon)
 Rose water2 Tablespoon (Triple Strength)
 Primroses1 Bunch (100 gm) (Fresh)
 Castor sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Coating)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 254 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0 mg

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 60 g

Protein 0 g

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a small screw-top jar, add the gum tragacanth and rose water and leave in a warm place for twenty four hours
2. Keep shaking the jar occasionally so that the ingredients are thoroughly dissolved and add more rose water if too thick
3. Make sure the primroses are fresh adn the stems are shortened to an inch long
4. Holding the flower by the stem and with a fine brush, paint both its sides with the liquid in a thin layer
5. Dip the painted flower in castor sugar and place on a wire tray, face downwards and allow to dry overnight

6. Serve as appropriate