Mangalorean Tea, Kasai, Kadha

Mangalorean Tea, Kasai, Kadha

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The Mangalorean Tea is a herbal drink made of dry-roasted and coarsely-powdered spices. The spices are boiled with water and sweetened with misri.

A little bit of milk is added to the herbal concoction to balance the flavour and strength and make it pleasant to the palate. Apart from having a general rejuvenating effect, this caffeine-free herbal tea also helps to soothe the throat.

Try other home remedies like the Cold Reliever and Honey Ginger Tea .

Mangalorean Tea, Kasai, Kadha recipe - How to make Mangalorean Tea, Kasai, Kadha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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For The Spice Powder
1/4 cup coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 1/2 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 tsp misri (khadi sakhar)
2 tbsp milk

For the spice powder

    For the spice powder
  1. Heat a small broad non-stick pan and dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring it continuously.
  2. Cool slightly and blend in mixer to a coarse powder. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat 1 cup of water in a saucepan and add 1½ tbsp of prepared spice powder and misri, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minute, while stirring occasionally
  2. Add the milk and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Strain the mixture through a strainer.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy35 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates1.5 g
Fiber0 g
Fat2 g
Cholesterol4.8 mg
Sodium5.7 mg


Mangalorean Tea, Kasai, Kadha
 on 05 May 17 02:22 PM

It was a quick relief to my sore throat, i prepared the spice powder in air-tight box , it will be my home remedy to the sore throat in my house.