Kadha (Herbal drink)

kadhaHerbal drink to consume in cold. While monsoon it’s the best drink to have. Herbal drink / Kadha is a drink where herbs and spices are boiled in proper manner to get proper extract of the spices.  Basically the ingredients are so simple that you can easily get in kitchen.  Its best because you can consume it anytime. Make it and have it multiple times in a  day as tea, just make sure you heat it before you have it.

This kadha contains ginger, cinnamon, tulsi/basil, black pepper etc… which helps to get recover from cold and Throat infection. During our childhood my mom use to give this drink all time even at fever. Because this drink helps to heal from inside and gets our digestion properly which is quiet important during weakness.

The best way to take this Kadha is drink it in night and cover your whole body and go for sleep. Atlest 2 hrs do not take anything this will silently start working and next morning you will get fresh.

So do follow the simple steps and make the healthy herbal drink at home and stay fit 🙂

COURSE:  Beverages

SERVINGS:  2

TIME:  TOTAL TIME : 10 mins

                PREP TIME: 3 mins

                COOK TIME: 7 mins

 

 

 


INGREDIENTS:

Ginger 1 inch

Cinnamon powder 1 tsp

Black pepper 1 tsp

5 – 6 Tulsi / Basil leaves

2  tsp Honey

1 tsp Tea (option )

 

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. First Important thing you can also serve this to kids but make sure make it little less spicy.

 

Ginger,Basil leave,Black pepper. Cinnamon powder and tea
Ginger,Basil leave,Black pepper. Cinnamon powder and tea

 

2. Now starting will place a vessel with 3 cup water.

 

Boil water
Boil water

 

3. Now on the flame and let it get little hot, when you start seeing the small bubbles lower the flame.

4. Now crush the ginger and black pepper together.

 

Ginger and Black pepper
Ginger and Black pepper

 

5. Now add basil leaves/ tulsi and crush little more.No need of crushing them finely.

 

Crush Ginger and Black pepper and basil leaves
Crush Ginger and Black pepper and basil leaves

 

6. Now add this mixture into water and medium the flame.

 

Add to boiling water
Add to boiling water

 

7. Also add the cinnamon powder, tea and with help of spoon give it a stir.

 

Add cinnamon and tea
Add cinnamon and tea

 

8. Now let the water gets boiled well and herbs and spices gets well mixed.

9. Boil the water till it gets reduce to 2 cup.

 

Boil till it gets half
Boil till it gets half

 

 

 

 

10. Now off the flame and with help of tea strainer strain the kadha in cup or hot pot.

11. Now add 2 tsp honey per cup. If you serving it to kids add more honey so that they can consume easily.

 

strain the drink
Strain the drink

 

12. Each time make sure you serve it hot and finish it on day 🙂

 

Serve hot
Serve hot

 

 

 

 


2 Comments

  • shubha Mathur

    July 27, 2016

    I tried. ..really very soothing in sore throat.

    Reply
    • Dadi Ki Handi

      July 27, 2016

      Thanks Shubha ji 🙂

      Reply

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