- 1 bunch of purple basil,
- 1 cup of sugar,
- Juice of 1 lemon,
- 3 lt boiling water.
- Wash, drain and dry purple basil,
- Transfer into a deep pan or glass cookware and add boiling water,
- Set aside to cool to room temperature, lid open,
- Take the purple basils out of the water and throw away,
- Add lemon juice and sugar,
- Stir until the sugar melts,
- Strain with a cheese cloth and chill.