September 05, 2016

Sukku Malli Coffee (Dry Ginger Coffee)

Sukku Malli Coffee is a herbal drink that tastes very yummy and is a perfect ideal evening drink that is good for digestion and gives a consoling feel to sore throat. Every ingredient used in this has medicinal value. This coffee is very famous in Tirunelveli and sold in nook and corner of the city along with Payaru Sundal (Boiled Green Grams). A simple,  yet healthy evening drink and snack of course.

How to make Sukku Malli Coffee?

For 1 litre of Sukku malli Coffee take:

Dry ginger 2 big pieces
Palm jagerry (Karupatti) 1
Tulsi leaves 10
pepper 1 tb spoon
Coriander seeds 3 tea spoons 

Crush all the above items coarsely. Take 2 litres water in a big vessel and add all the ingredients. Boil them till they become One liter. Filter them to take out all the residues and serve hot with any boiled lentils. 

How to make Green Gram Sundal?

Soak the green gram for 4 hours and pressure cook it up to 4 whistles with little salt and water. Saute it in a pan with mustard seeds, urad dal, red chillies and hing powder with 2 tea spoons of oil and fry till the water dries out. Now the healthy Payaru sundal is ready.