Kashayam – Cold/Fever Remedy

Whenever I get a cold or fever the first thing that comes to my grandma’s mind is Kashayam. Its a age old recipe and a easy and best home remedy to get relief from cold or fever. This is a very simple recipe and is very effective in cold weather.

Ingredients: Dried Ginger 1 inch piece Whole peppercorns 1 tbsp Coriander seed 1tsp Jaggery or sugar 1 tbsp

Water 1 1/2 cup


Crush the dried ginger, coriander seeds and pepper corns to fine powder. Heat water and when it comes to a boil add the jaggery and then after 2 min add the powdered spices. Let it boil for about 6 to 7 minutes. Strain the residue and allow it cool for a little bit. Drink it warm for best results.

It provides great relief from cold, cough and fever.