firstly, in a pan take ½ cup coriander seeds, ¼ cup cumin seeds, 2 tsp pepper, 1 tsp fennel.
also add 6 pods cardamom, 10 clove and dry roast on low flame.
dry roast until spices turn aromatic.
cool completely, and transfer to a blender.
also, add ½ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp ginger powder.
blend to fine powder without adding any water. kashaya powder is ready, store in an airtight container.
to prepare kashaya, in a saucepan take 2½ cup water and add 3 tsp of prepared kashaya powder.
also, add 2 tbsp jaggery. you can alternatively add sugar for sweetness.
stir well and boil for 5 minutes or until flavours are absorbed well.
turn off the flame and add ¼ cup milk. mix well.
finally, enjoy kashaya to cure cough, fever or boost immunity.