Saturday, December 3, 2011

Chukku Kaapi/ Dry Ginger Coffee


Chukku Kaapi is herbal medicine for sore throat, cough and cold, mild fever and nasal congestions. My son is having cold and cough. So I made it light so as to make him drink. Here the climate is getting changed so have to make this twice or thrice a week. If you have cold or sore throat try this first and then go for the tablet.

Ingredients
Dry Ginger / Chukku: 2 (1” piece)
Cardamom: 4
Black Pepper corns: 1 tsp
Fresh Tulasi leaves: 5-6
Jaggery: as per taste
Coffee powder: 1tsp
Mint Leaves: 3-4
Method of Preparation
Crush ginger, cardamom and pepper corns.
Add 2 cups water in a pot and when it boils add the above crushed mix.
Add jaggery to it.
Low the flame when boils and add coffee powder to it. Let it be there for some time.
When it comes to 1 ½ cups, add mint leaves and tulasi leaves.
Switch off the flame
Strain and serve hot

Tips: You can use dry ginger, cardamom and pepper powder also. But better to use the freshly crushed ones.

22 comments:

Priya said...

Feel like having this chukku kaapi rite now,prefect drink for this chilled weather.

Christy Gerald said...

My fav one.Luv it .

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very flavorful looking coffee.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Teena Mary said...

Its been a long time since i've had this. Feel like having it now coz its 2 degree C today !! And yeah, its the perfect medicine which heals the allergies within minutes !!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking drink

Amina said...

flavourful and healthy..

divya said...

Mouthwatering recipe, this looks so good.

hemalata said...

So delicious drink...

Jasna's kitchen creations said...

Good to know! I never heard of dry ginger coffee...Must be very aromatic!

Jaleela said...

very good for this climate., I am also regularly prepring this. nice kappi for cold

Tina said...

healthy coffee..

Ganga Sreekanth said...

my fav......That looks so yummy.

Curry and Comfort said...

I have never heard of ginger coffee. We drink ginger tea.. but why not coffee. Great idea. :) I also like all the other flavors you have in it.

Leena said...

perfect for chilly days!!

Kaveri said...

Chukku kaapi is something I like a lot..perfect for this season.
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Sushma Mallya said...

Ginger Kapi looks so lovely and flavorful:)

julie said...

My favourite too,perfect to soothe throat!!
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lan said...

very useful. thanks for the recipe!

Sobha Shyam said...

wonderful and medicinal drink, love it..

manjooo said...

It is the best thing to have during this freezing season...good for throat and good for health

Good Food said...

Not just coffee,also a good medicine for cold..Nice drink..

Anonymous said...

this is the first time i prepare chukku kappy.instead of cofee powder i put tea powder .anyway my husband like it.he is suffering with throat pain and cough on these days.