Chukku Kaapi

This is a drink that will give you a very good relief from sore throat/ flu/ cough.


Dry ginger powder / Chukku – 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 3/4 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp

Powdered ajwain / Ayamodakam – 1/4 tsp

Powdered uluva – a pinch

Sugar – 1 tbsp ( Traditionally Karippetty is used)

Water – 11/4 cups

Tulsi leaves – 3/4 numbers

Instant coffee powder – 1/4 -1/2 tsp


Combine all the ingredients together ( except the coffee powder) & bring to a boil. Let simmer for 3 minutes. Switch off heat.

Add the coffee powder & mix. Strain this  mixture & have it hot.

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