How to make saffron at home without chemical powder
Saffron has a special significance according to Hindu scriptures, be it offering saffron to God or women placing it on their forehead.
You know that saffron is easily available in the market. Red colored saffron is now available in maroon, grey, pink etc. colors but all these are not the original saffron. Not all saffron available in the market is real. Because chemical is mixed in it, so if we apply it on our skin then it can spoil the health of the skin. So it is good for those who regularly apply saffron to prepare saffron easily at home.
Do you know how to make kumkum?
In Uttara Kannada women usually do kumkum. Thus it is common practice to use saffron while making kumkumarchan. One special thing about this is that women make kumkum at home. Let us see how this original kumkum is made.
To prepare saffron, turmeric is first needed, that is, organically grown turmeric root is used to prepare saffron. Turmeric should be cut into thin pieces, washed thoroughly and dried in the sun. Dry the chopped turmeric properly in the sun and take it out in a utensil and lemon juice is also needed to make saffron at home. Apart from this, whiteness and rhinestone are also used in the preparation of saffron.
To prepare saffron in half a kilo of turmeric, 75 grams of white should be mixed. (The white slurry is specifically for making saffron and you can buy it from granthi stores) 5 grams of crystals are used for this. Crystal should be used after grinding it. About 350 ml of pure lemon juice is used for this.
How to prepare Pure Saffron:
First of all, mix bleach powder and lemon juice in a container and mix it well. Till then mix. Now add dry turmeric pieces (piece) to it and mix. Mix it well with hands otherwise the lemon juice will remain at the bottom and you will see that the turmeric color of this mixture will change with your hands. Or let it soak until the turmeric and lemon juice mix. (Half an hour) After the lemon juice is absorbed well in turmeric stalk or turmeric piece, it should be dried again on a mutuga leaf or banana leaf. It should not be dried in the sun, it should be dried in shade. It should be dried in shade for about a week.
After the turmeric pieces have dried, grind them finely in the mixer. Sieve the ground mixture through a sieve. Now the saffron powder is ready, because it is very loose, add 50 grams of desi ghee to it and mix it again. Now pure saffron is ready, you can keep it in a glass vessel or brass vessel and no chemical has been used in it, its smell is also amazing.
It is very easy to make pure saffron at home. Also, with very few ingredients, saffron can be prepared naturally without the use of chemicals. Try it at home without fail.