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How To Make Sugar Syrup (Chashani)


2 1/2 cups Water
3tbsp Milk
4cups sugar


  • Mix half of the water with the milk and divide this mixture into five equal portions.
  • Dissolve the sugar in the remaining water in a pan and bring it to boil.
  • Now lower the heat to moderate. After this first boiling add one of the five reserved mixtures to the boiling sugar and mix well.
  • Discard any scum from the top.
  • Boil up again and add the second portion. Discard the scum again and repeat the process with next two portions.
  • Use the fifth portion to clean down the sides of the pan. Now the clear syrup is ready to use in most sweets.
  • The next stage is one string syrup. To achieve this, keep boiling the syrup until a drop of syrup leaves one string between your thumb and finger. Continue to boil for two, three or four strings