Saturday, August 13, 2011

Cumin Kashayam for Cough & cold

Cumin is an excellent digestive aid,an appetite stimulant , medicine for cold .
For any and all of these problems. We get best results if they are taken in the
following format.

Ingredients :
Cumin seeds - 2 tbsp
Pepper fresh - 2 tbsp
Ginger - 2 " piece
Thulasi leaves- a handful
Water 3 cups
Brown cane sugar - 3 tbsp

Method :
1.Dry Roast Cumin and Pepper separately.
2.Mash Ginger
3.Boil water ,add the ginger ,thulasi and the roasted seeds.
4.Simmer it for 15 to 20 min .
5.Let the water reduce to half portion. Then add the sugar and mix till sugar dissolves .
6.Turn off the flame. Let it stand for 15 Mins.
7.Drain the kashayam and drink


We can either drink it as it is or add it to milk and drink.Taking this once a week relieves us of any kinds of digestive ailments and common cough and colds. It can be given to babies in small portion.

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