A health drink made from dry ginger may be able to help you get relief from weather-related ailments. Known as chukku malli kaapi or sukku malli kappi, dry ginger coriander coffee is another popular health drink down south that boosts immunity. The herbal concoction is made by brewing dry ginger with other spices and herbs during the cold season in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Dry ginger has long been used as a home remedy for cold and flu and when combined with powerful spices and herbs, it creates a potent blend. Known for its spicy fragrance and sweet taste, this health drink provides instant relief from throat infections and fevers. This is similar to the North Indian Kaadha, which is also a herbal concoction that provides instant relief.
Here are some of the benefits of drinking this non-caffeinated drink
Good for Common Cold and Flu :
Ginger has a powerful anti-inflammatory compound known as gingerol. Ginger helps keep the body warm and prevents colds during the monsoon season and winter. Having a cup of warm sukku malli kappi is considered to have instant effects on the common cold and flu.
Helps in Weight Loss :
In addition to improving digestion, ginger helps the body burn stored fat. Having a cup of sukku malli kappi in an empty stomach every morning will help improve metabolism and aid in weight loss.
Menstrual Pain :
Sukku malli kappi works wonders in reducing menstrual pain. It will help in soothing period cramps, lessen the pain, and comfort the stomach.
Morning Sickness in Pregnancy :
Having a cup of sukku malli kappi is helpful to cure nausea and morning sickness during pregnancy. VEYR Sukku Malli kappi consists of dry Ginger, pepper, coriander, long pepper, turmeric, nutmeg, fenugreek, sarsaparilla, licorice, ashwagandha, galangal, and organic palm sugar.
Fights Inflammations :
Swollen joints and fingers can be treated with dry ginger powder. Injuries and muscular pains can also be alleviated. Drinking sukku malli kappi helps reduce inflammation in the body.
Treats Upset Stomachs :
As a remedy for indigestion, dry ginger powder helps alleviate stomach discomfort. The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger help neutralize digestive juices in the stomach and eliminate extra gas in the intestines.
How to make sukku malli kaapi
- Bring 1 cup of water to boil. Add 1 tsp of VEYR sukku malli kappi lower heat and simmer for 3–4 minutes.
- Remove from heat and serve hot.
Never let yourself under the weather. Choose VEYR sukku malli kappi that has an array of health benefits.