Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Panakam Recipe / How to make Panagam at home / Sri Rama Navami Recipes

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Panakam Recipe  

Panakam is one of the traditional, healthy & refreshing drink that is prepared during Sri Rama Navami festival. This cooling sweet drink is super easy to prepare and tastes divine. This traditional thirst quencher is loaded with health benefits & is a gifted recipe to escape from the scorching heat of summer. The science behind this health drink is truly amazing and we can't stop wondering about the great wisdom our ancestors possessed. Check out this simple recipe to prepare panakam at your home and let your kids enjoy this health drink replacing the store bought colas and soft drinks!

Health Benefits of Panakam

  • Cools down the body.
  • Rich in iron content & prevents anaemia.
  • Good source of vitamins & minerals.
  • Cleanses our body.
  • High on nutrition & zero on calories

Preparation time: 5 mins
No. of servings: 4 persons
Calories: 710

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  • Jaggery - 1 cup
  • Lemon - 1/2
  • Cardamom pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Sukku (dry ginger) pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Jadhikkai (nutmeg) pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Cold water - 3 to 4 cups
  • Tulsi (Basil ) leaves - a few


  1. Add powdered jaggery to mixing bowl.
  2. Add 1 cup of water and stir.
  3. Once the jaggery is dissolved completely, strain the jaggery water and remove the impurities in a strainer.
  4. Add the clean jaggery water to bowl.
  5. Add cardamom pwd, dry ginger pwd (sukku pwd), nutmeg pwd (jadhikkai pwd) and combine.
  6. Squeeze the juice out of half lemon.
  7. Crush few tulsi leaves and add to the panakam.
  8. Stir good.
  9. Now add 2 to 3 cups of cold water and mix.
  10. That's it ..delicious & healthy summer cooler recipe ..Panakam is ready.
  11. Its one of the important neivedyam recipe for Lord Anjaneya during Sri Rama Navami Festival.
  12. Enjoy this nutritious health drink and beat the scorching summer heat!
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