KAShāya - Herbal Immunity booster
Kashāya or Kada , is a decoction of spices that helps build immunity and the drink that gives you relief from cold and cough when had everyday.
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp - Cummin seeds (jeera)
  • 5 to 6 - Black peppercorns
  • A pinch of - Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • ¼ cup - Milk (optional)
  • 1 tbsp - Jaggery, or more to suit your taste.
  • Optional - Tulsi ( ⅚ leaves)
  • and ginger (a pinch)
  1. Crush cummin seeds, peppercorns, saunf and ginger (if using) in a mortar pestle into a coarse powder.
  2. Boil this powder in a cup and a half of water along with turmeric.
  3. Let it boil well till the spices give out all the flavour.
  4. Add jaggery and boil further till jaggery is disdolved.
  5. Add milk and bring it to boil just for a couple of seconds.
  6. Strain it and serve pipping hot.
  7. You can skip adding milk and add tulsi to this decoction if you are not having it with milk.
Recipe by MADaboutkitchen at https://madaboutkitchen.in/kashaya-kada-herbal-immunity-booster/