Panakam Recipe - Panakam, a jaggery based drink infused with pepper and cardamom is prepared during Sri Rama Navami as an offering to Lord Rama.
- 1/2 Cup Crushed jaggery
- 2 to 2 1/2 Cups Water
- 1 teaspoon Pepper coarsely crushed
- 3 Cardamoms crushed
Dissolve the jaggery in a half cup of water. Mix it well till it dissolves completely.
Once the jaggery dissolves, strain to remove any impurities.
Take a pitcher and add water to it. Add the jaggery liquid to the pitcher or any big jug depending on the quantity you are making.
Now add the pepper and cardamom powder. keep it in the refrigerator to cool. In the meantime the flavours from the pepper and cardamom infuse into the liquid.
You can serve as it is or strain and serve.