Mar 21, 2013

Chukku Kappi / Karupatti Kappi / Dry Ginger Coffee

If you ever have or you see your loved ones suffering from cough, cold or sore throat. Then this is a amazing medicine you could make for them to get instant relief from that. This kappi really works wonders, you can make them in bulk and keep covered. Then reheat it and give them through out the day. You will find considerable relief immediately.

Make the powder in bulk and store them in a air tight container. So you can make it as you like.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Makes - App 1 cup of chukku powder


For Chukku Powder:
Dry Ginger Powder / Chukku Podi- 1/2 cup
Coriander Seeds / Malli - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Peppercorns - 1 tsp
Panakarkandu / Rock Candy - 3 tblspn (Optional)

For One Serving Kapi:
Water - 1 cup
Chukku powder - 1 tsp
Karupatti / Palm Jaggery - 1 tblspn or to taste


Take all the ingredients given in the list of chukku podi in a blender. Make this into a fine powder. Store this in a air tight container.

Now make the kapi, take water in a sauce pan. Add chukku podi and karuppati in it. Mix well.

Simmer this for 2  to 3 mins.

Now strain this and discard the solids.

Pour into glass. Serve hot.

Take all your ingredients
All your spices
Take them in a blender
Make into a fine powder
Your chukku powder is done
Store them in a air tight container
Heat water in a sauce pan
Add some karupatti in it
Add some of the chukku powder
mix well
Bring it to a boil
All flavours is infused
Now strain it
You will get all sediments this way
Pure distilled kapi


  1. Thanks for sharing your home remedy. I'm all for a natural medicine.

  2. Though I dont prefer ginger...your pics made think over again :)
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  3. like this.. but have never tried this.. nice clicks.. :)

  4. Healthy beverage that I like very much! Do join me @ Annarasa for Food Event: Dhaba Food/ Street Food + Giveaway!

  5. My mom in law makes this whenever anybody has a cold... it's soothing.
    Whenever I get a cold, I eat oranges too, I read somewhere that they can cure colds... I think it is true.

  6. My mom too prepare the same way....👌👌👌


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