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Posted by Chandranee Xavier on October 12, 19105 at 17:58:57:

3/4 lbs. corriander seeds
1/4 lb. cummin seeds
2 ozs. dried ginger
1 oz. cloves
1 oz. roots of belli plant (belimul)
1/2 oz. thippili (available in Sri Lankan herbal stores)
1/8 oz. of stems of curry leaves (karapincha)

Roast each kind separately till it gets slightly dark. Put all roasted ingredients in a coffee grinder and grinds them very fine.

Add 1 cup of boiling water to 1 teaspoonful of peyawa powder. Cover it and allow it to get brewd for about 5 - 8 minutes. Strain and add sugar to taste.

This is a herbal, medicinal drink, ideal for coughs and colds. In cold countries you can enjoy this drink on very cold days in Winter.

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