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MANGALOREAN TEA

A caffeine free tea made with only natural herbs to soothe your throat and help expel mucus. It is also called kasai or kadha.
 
 Preparation Time : 5 mins.
 Cooking Time : 5 mins.
 
 Makes 1 cup. Ingredients
  1½ tablespoons of spice powder (recipe below)
  1½ teaspoons misri (khadi sakhar)
  2 tablespoons milk
 
 For the spice powder
  ¼ cup coriander (dhania) seeds
  1½ tablespoons cumin seeds (jeera)
  1½ tablespoons fennel seeds (saunf)
  ¼ teaspoon fenugreek (methi) seeds
 
 For the spice powder
 
 1. Dry roast all the ingredients on a tava (griddle) and grind to a coarse powder.
 
 2.  Cool and store in an air-tight container. Use as required.
 
 How to proceed
 
 1.  Boil 1 cup of water and add the spice powder and misri to it.
 
 2.  Simmer for about 3 to 4 minutes and then add the milk.
 
 3.  Bring to a boil, strain and serve.
 
 4.  Sip while it is hot for best results.

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