Dry Ginger Coffee or Chukku Kaappi
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Ingredients
  • Dry Ginger / Chukku - 1 inch piece
  • Tulsi leaves - 6 to 7
  • Pepper corns - 2
  • Jaggery - 1 block
  • Water - 1 cup
Instructions
  1. Crush dry ginger and pepper corn roughly. No need to grind to fine powder
  2. Tear tulsi leaves into small pieces with hands
  3. Boil a cup of water with jaggery .
  4. Once it completely dissolves , add the crushed dry ginger and pepper corns
  5. Let it boil such that the essence is oozed out into the jaggery water
  6. Now add the tulsi leaves and simmer it until its wilted
  7. Switch off the gas and sieve the mixture to get the dry ginger coffee or chukku kaappi
Notes
1. For toddlers above 2 years , a pinch of coffee powder can be used to give the aroma and taste
2. You can add other spices like cinnamon and cloves too
Recipe by Bumps n Baby at https://www.bumpsnbaby.com/chukku-kaappi-dry-ginger-coffee-babies-monsoon/