Wednesday 14 August 2013

Sukku Paal/Dry Ginger Milk

When you have a sore throat or the weather is down, you can make a simple milk with dry ginger and palm sugar to make you comfort. This simple drink will definitely sooth your throat and its has numerous medicinal value. Dry ginger aka sukku is a dry form of ginger and it taken as sukku coffee when the weather is just freezing outside,while palm sugar aka panai vellam /panai karkandu is also well known for its medicinal value, whenever we make a drink with sukku aka dry ginger, its recommanded to add palm sugar than the usual white sugar. This sukku paal gets ready in very less minute and its can be enjoyed during anytime of the day.

Sukka powder/Dry ginger powder:
1no Sukku (medium size)
1tsp Coriander seeds
5nos Black peppercorns

Dry roast the dry ginger,coriander seeds,black peppercorns until a nice aroma comes out.

Let them cool and grind its as fine powder.

Conserve it in an air tightened box.

Sukku Milk:
1cup Water
1+1/2cup Milk
Palm sugar (as per need)
1tbsp Sukku powder

Heat the water with sukku powder in lower flame for 2 minutes.

Then add the milk and heat it in medium flame for 2-3minutes.

Strain the sukku paal, add the palm sugar as per need.

Give a stir and enjoy warm.


Merry Tummy said...

Must have been some delicious treat...looks tempting and flavorsome:)

Fullscoops said...

Works wonders during a cold. Good recipe!

Kitchen Boffin said...

great recipe for the cold it taste fantastic!
thanks for sharing ...