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Panakam Recipe | How to make Panakam for Sri Rama Navami | Summer Drink

Panakam Recipe - Panakam, a jaggery based drink infused with pepper and cardamom is prepared during Sri Rama Navami as an offering to Lord Rama.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cuisine: Indian (South Indian)
Servings: 2
Author: Padma Veeranki


  • 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.