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.