Homemade kadhas with communal kitchen spices and ingredients is a safe way to battle seasonal flus and infections like cold and cough. With the change in weather, these warm kadhas may be a good option to build your body’s defense by improving your immunity.
If you’ve been wondering how exactly to make an effective kadha, you may try this recipe mentioned below.
This immunity-boosting drink is made with common Indian spices like moti elaichi (you may use green elaichi if you don’t have black moti elaichi), kacchi haldi (fresh turmeric), laung (cloves), kali mirch (black peppercorns), tulsi (basil leaves), dal chini (cinnamon), adrak (ginger) and munnka (optional).This kadha is very easy to make at home. Peel turmeric and ginger, and crush them in mortal and pestle. Bring the water to boil and add all the spices. Let it boil for 20-30 minutes till you get a nice yellow-coloured and aromatic drink. Sweeten it with honey or jaggery (gur) and have it regularly.
This kadha is overflowing with anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants; therefore, it may help relieve sore throat and cold, and may also boost the immune system. So with the summer upon us, and the situation with Covid, this drink can be made and had at home. It’s soothing and delicious and well, most importantly, really good for you. Have it hot or warm, twice a day!