GINGER TEA (Adrak wali Chai)

Ginger has been known to be a natural healer & boosts immunity. It has got manifold health benefits. Ginger tea is spicy, invigorating & is very often used as a wonder drug concocted at home for treating indigestion, cold, flu sore throat, nausea etc. It is very easy to make one...Here's the Ginger Tea Recipe:


  • Water-4 cups
  • Fresh root of ginger (adrak) -2inch piece 
  • Tea leaves- 2-3 spoons
  • Milk or honey and lemon slice-optional

Clean & peel the ginger root. Either cut into thin slices or crush in a pestle & mortar. Boil water in a pan. Add the ginger cover & simmer for 10 minutes. Add the tea leaves. Cover for sometime & strain into a cup. We Indians like our tea with milk. You can add a little warm milk & sugar but when fighting a bout of cold & cough, it is not advisable.
You can also use honey and lemon to taste.

Note: When making ginger tea as a home remedy for Cold and Flu, use of milk & sweeteners is not advisable.