Monday, 7 November 2011


Kadha or kasai as it is called in konkani.This is a very effective drink for common cold/cough or throat infections as black pepper and ginger are known to be very good natural remedies for common cold/cough.

Ingredients -
ginger piece(1 medium)
black pepper seeds-kalimirch (4-5)
tulsi leaves (5-6)
misri/khadi saakar or jaggery (1 tbspn)

Method -
Heat 1 glass of water in a pan.
Add the crushed pepper seeds,ginger(mashed) and tulsi leaves and let it come to a boil.
After about 5 min, add the misri/khadi saakar or you can add jaggery if you dont have misri.
Keep it for another 2 min and switch off the flame.
Drink/sip it hot for best results.


  1. awesome Jyo!! keep up the good work in the kitchen. loved d variety n the learn as u cook approach.cheers n love.

  2. thanks Anita :)do give me your comments so that I can improve..

  3. Thanks for sharing this.. Do you know of a kasai powder.. in case you do, please share it someday.. nice blog :)

  4. @uma - thanx..I actually use the above while making kasai..but shall definitely post about kasai powder once I confirm it from my mom :P