This should be available from a middle eastern food supplier. The process of preparing it yourself is very straight forward and the pomegranate juice can be purchased in fruit juice carton or bottle.

Pomegranate Molasses is a key ingredient in the Uyghur Open Lamb Pie recipe. It can also be used as a flavourant for grilled or baked fish like salmon and goes well with with a chillie spice mix.

It can also be used for making mixed cocktails like daquiri.

(makes 1/2 cup)
  • 480 ml (2 cups) pomegranate juice
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) sugar
  • !/4 lemon juice

  1. 1. Bring everything to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until it has reduces to a quarter, about 40-50 minutes. (At this point it should have the consistency of a thick syrup.)

The flavour is  sweet and tart. It can be adjusted to your personal like by adding more lemon or sugar.