Written by Moumita Adhikary
Natural colour can be prepared from Palash flower.
Following are the steps: –
i.Freshly plucked Palash flower are sundried.
ii.Calyx is removed from dried Palash flower. Dried petals are converted to a dry paste of small particles.
iii.Dried paste when mixed in water looks colourful.
iv.Mixing in water yields colourful water.
Usage: a) Can be used as a Natural food colour without preservative ready to cook.
b)Used as herbal colour during festival like Holi, etc.