Panakam Recipe | Panagam Recipe
Panakam is a tasty and healthy south Indian drink made with jaggery, pepper corns and lemon juice.
- 3 cups water cold
- 3/4 cup jaggery grated
- 10 peppercorns black
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 1/4 teaspoon dry ginger powder sukku, sonth
- tiny piece of edible camphor
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- 10 tulsi leaves holy basil
First of all take 3 cups water in a bowl.
To that add 3/4 cup tightly packed grated jaggery. Mix well and set aside for 15 minutes. Let it dissolve.
Once jaggery is dissolved filter it if needed.
Crush 12 black peppercorns and add to the jaggery water.
To that also add 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder, 1/4 teaspoon dry ginger powder, a tiny bit of edible camphor. Mix very well.
Next add 10 tulsi leaves and juice of 1/2 lemon. Also add 1/4 teaspoon salt. Mix well. Serve as required.
You can double or triple the recipe
Adjust the quantity of jaggery according to taste
This drink keeps well for a day in refrigerator.