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