It is not as sweet as regular white granulated sugar. Because it's less sweet, it doesn't overwhelm the flavor of tea as much as white sugar can. Rock candy is widely used in India with fennel seeds as a mouth freshener, especially after meals Small rock-candy crystals can be used as a fancy sweetener for tea or coffee. and Iran, where the sugar is placed in the mouth as unsweetened tea is drunk. Rock candy is often dissolved in tea . It is an important part of the tea cultureYellow rock sugar Also known as Chinese rock sugar. Unlike western granulated sugar, rock sugar is sold in solid, honey-colored chunksEach lump of yellow rock sugar replaces 1 tbsp. of white or brown sugar in recipes. It's used to sweeten certain Chinese teas and meat glazes. Persian Saffron Rock Candy - Nabat Persian Rock Candy, or nabat, is just crystallized sugar. What gives it that exquisite shade of yellow, however, is not food coloring, but the most expensive spice in the world: Saffron! Not only is the sugar infused with saffron, but there are actual saffron threads intact in the candy as well. Enjoy with a cup of hot tea.Nabat is a type of confectionary composed of large sugar crystals. Saffron rock candy contains bits of saffron in it, and because this candy has a warm nature and is high in energy, it is known to increases brain power. Saffron rock candy is said to be effective for muscle pains and works wonders for your headache.