Sunday, May 8, 2011

Panakam / Indian energy drink

Ingredients:
Jaggery (powdered) - 1/4 cup
Tamarind paste - 1/2 tbs
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Dry ginger powder (sukku) - 1/4 tbs
Cardomom powder - 1/4 tbs
Edible camphor - pinch (optional)
Salt a pinch

Method:
Dissolve the powdered jaggery in 1/2 cup of water.
Add all the remaining ingredients to jaggery water + 1 1/2 cups of water.
Drain the drink thru a seive for any dust. Serve chilled.

Simple Healthy drink for the hot summer. I am submitting this to Kurinji kathambham healthy summer event.


16 comments:

Kurinji said...

Happy Mother's Day to you too! Healthy and yummy drink. Thanks for your entry. Glad to follow u!
kurinjikathambam, Event: HRH-Healthy Summer, Roundup: HRH-Puffed Rice

ChitraManoj said...

hai nice drink .mom used to prepare this...
and
Happy mother's day to you..

Lakshmi said...

பானகம் குறிப்பு பார்த்ததுமே அதன் சுவை நாவில் தெரிகிரது,

julie said...

lovely blog..first time here.glad to follow you,
visit mine too
http://juls-tryntaste.blogspot.com/

Now Serving said...

My most fav drink! Love the tumbler presentation!

Reva said...

arumaiyaana panakam... parkavae nallaa irullu:)
Reva

Radhika said...

First time to ur space. Refreshing drink. In fact both your spaces are so good. Do drop by mine when you find time.

asiya omar said...

global village போயிருந்தப்போ வாங்கி சாப்பிட்டோம்,குறிப்பு பகிர்வுக்கு நன்றி.ஒரு சின்ன டம்ளர் 5திர்ஹம்,இனிமே வீட்டில் செய்யலாம்..

ChitraKrishna said...

Thanks for ur comments Kurinji, chitra & reva. Its encouraging...

ChitraKrishna said...

Warm welcome to the new friends Lakshmi-amma, priya, julie & radhika. I like ur blogs too...

ChitraKrishna said...

ஆசியாக்கா-வின் வருகைக்கு நன்றி. இந்த குறிப்பினால உங்களுக்கு 5திர்ஹம் மிச்சம் என்றால், எனக்கு சந்தோசம் தான்.

அப்பாவி தங்கமணி said...

Hi Chitra, just browsing thru your blog...lovely recipes you got...the way you presented is more appealing... thanks...:)

Aruna Manikandan said...

First time here....
panakam is one of my favorite....
looks delicious..

glad to follow u :)
visit my space when u find time.

Jaleela Kamal said...

rompa nalla irukku

Malar Gandhi said...

Hi Chitra,

Thanks for following my blog. I just trailed back to you...only to discover your lovely blog. You have great collection of recipes here.

Panakam looks inviting, very ethnic...I dunno that they add tamarind to it, thanks for sharing the recipe:)

ChitraKrishna said...

Thanks for dropping by Malar... Thanks for ur lovely comments.

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