Sunday, April 6, 2014


This year Ramanavami falls on the 8th of April 2014. Panakam, Neermor and Vadaparuppu are prepared as neivdhyam on this day. 
Panakam is nothing but jaggery dissolved in water and flavored with cardamom and dry ginger powder with a hint of lemon. It is really simple to prepare, requires no cooking.

Makes - 1 cup
What you'll need
  1. Jaggery Powdered – ¼ cup
  2. Water – 1 cup
  3. Cardamom – 2, crushed
  4. Dry Ginger Powder/Sukku – a pinch
  5. Lemon Juice – 1.5 tsp

  1. Take the jaggery in a vessel add the cup of water and let it sit for 20 minutes.
  2. Mix and dissolve all the jaggery.
  3. Strain to remove impurities.
  4. Add the cardamom, dry ginger powder and lemon juice. Mix well.

Serve at room temperature or chill in refrigerator.


Anu Anand said...

Nice summer coolant too...

Uma Ramanujam said...

We prepare it using tamarind as well. Pictures are beautiful.

Ranjani Raj said...

aromatic panakam..

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Delicious drink, and very perfect for these hot Summer days.

nandoos Kitchen said...

panagam looks very nice.

Nagashree said...

Happy Sri Rama Navami Kaveri! Panakam looks very cooling, my MIL prepares it like this too.

Hari Chandana said...

Perfect summer cooler!!

Vidhya said...

My makes it this but I never tried it myself.This sounds so easy to prepare.

Priya Suresh said...

Beautiful drink, Rama navami wishes to u.

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