Chukku kapi is always my favorite, particularly in winter and on rainy days, the healthiest coffee I would say…This wonder root has lots of health benefits and used as a good remedy for indigestion, nasal congestions, cold, sore throat, cough, fever etc…
In the ancient science of Ayurveda, Dry Ginger /Chukku plays an major role because of its goodness and digestive properties..To know more benefits about Chukku /Dry ginger read here.. The best method to drink is by using holy basil (known as ‘Tulsi’ in India) with palm sugar, (pananchakkara or karuppatti) if you cannot get either use jaggery..Warm yourself with this easy-to-do drink on a cold day and Enjoy!!
Chukku Kappi Recipe | Dry Ginger Coffee Recipe
Dried Ginger Powder /Chukku Podi : 1 tsp
Coffee Powder : 1 tsp
Black Pepper Corn : 1/2 tsp (freshly grounded)
Dried Tulsi /Dried Holy Basil : 1/2 tsp or fresh basil/ tulsi leaves : 5-8
Pananchakkara or Karuppatti / Jaggery powder : 1 tbsp
Water : 2 cups
How to make Chukku Kappi – Dry Ginger Coffee :
1. Mix all the ingredients and boil for couple of minutes.
2. Strain it. Serve hot.